Tax Exemption? You may have one. Some of you may not know there were tax exemptions available for you as homeowners. Maybe you knew there was a way to get a tax exemption but are wondering “How do I get a Homestead Exemption for my taxes?” We’ve got your back.
I Want My Tax Exemption!
So you want to find out what’s available to reduce the amount the government taxes on your home? The good news is that it is 100% free for you to file for these exemptions. Many of you start off with the ability to reduce the taxable value of your home by $25,000. Some of you may have more! And seniors/over 65 may have the ability to cap your property taxes. Want to know more?
Here is what we know about here in Texas
- Homestead Exemption
- Disabled Individual Exemption
- Agricultural Land Exemption
- Disabled Veteran Exemption
- Over 65 Exemption
If you just purchased a home, your real estate agent and/or Title Company likely already told you all about these things. But if they didn’t, don’t worry, we are telling you now.
Below is the contact info for the central appraisal districts (CAD) in DFW and the surrounding areas. You’ll want to contact yours and ask about how to file for your exemptions. Some will even let you fill out an online form, others will have you fill out a paper form. Don’t wait; your Homestead Exemption needs to be filed by April 30th. This is something you can get done today!
Collin County Appraisal District 469-742-9200 www.collincad.org
Dallas County Appraisal District 214-631-0910 www.dallascad.org
Denton County Appraisal District 940-349-3800 www.dentoncad.com
Ellis County Appraisal District 972-937-3552 www.elliscad.org
Grayson County Appraisal District 903-893-9673 www.graysonappraisal.org
Hunt County Appraisal District 903-454-3510 www.hunt-cad.org
Johnson County Appraisal District 817-648-3000 www.johnsoncad.com
Kaufman County Appraisal District 972-932-6081 www.kaufman-cad.org
Parker County Appraisal District 817-596-0077 www.parkercad.org
Rockwall County Appraisal District 972-771-2034 www.rockwallcad.com
Tarrant County Appraisal District 817-284-0024 www.tad.org