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Agricultural-Use Special Appraisal

Texas farmers and ranchers can be granted property tax relief on their land. They may apply to the Henderson County Appraisal District for agricultural productivity appraisal and for a lower appraisal of their land based on how much they produce, versus what their land would sell for on the open market. The Texas Constitution authorizes […]

Special Exemptions

Non-profit organizations that qualify under Texas law to receive property tax exemptions must apply to the Henderson County Appraisal District by April 30. The April 30 deadline also applies to businesses that receive tax abatements granted by taxing units; ship inventory out of Texas that may be eligible for the freeport exemption; store certain goods […]

Disabled Veterans Exemption

Veterans with a service connected disability are encouraged to file an exemption application form to have their property taxes lowered. Some veterans may even qualify for a 100 percent exemption of their taxes. Texas law provides partial exemptions for any property owned by veterans who are disabled, surviving spouses and surviving children of deceased disabled […]

Homestead Exemptions

One of the easiest ways a homeowner can lower his or her property tax bill in 2018 is to file a homestead exemption. A homestead is generally the house and land used as the owner’s principal residence on Jan. 1 of the tax year. Homestead exemptions reduce the appraised value of your home and, as […]

We Have A New Website!

Within this site you will find general information about the District and the ad valorem property tax system in Texas, as well as information regarding specific properties within the district. Henderson County Appraisal District is responsible for appraising all real and business personal property within Henderson County. The district appraises property according to the Texas Property Tax […]

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903-675-9296903-675-4223hcad@hcadtx.org
P.O. Box 430
Athens, TX 75751
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NOTICE: The Henderson County Appraisal District is giving public notice of the capitalization rate to be used each year to appraise property receiving an exemption under Section11.1825 of the Property Tax Code for Organizations Constructing or Rehabilitating Low-Income Housing: Property Not Previously Exempt. 2022 Low Income Housing Apartment Capitalization Rate: 7.5 -10.5%
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