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April 2, 2014

Updated property tax info available for Texas taxpayers

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Property tax deferral for persons age 65 or older and disabled homeowners

Texans who are 65 years of age or older, or who are disabled as defined by law, may postpone paying current and delinquent property taxes on their homes by signing a tax deferral affidavit. Once the affidavit is on file, taxes are deferred, but not cancelled, as long as the owner continues to own and live in the home. Interest continues to accrue on unpaid taxes. You may obtain a deferral affidavit at the appraisal district.

Availability of electronic communication

Chief appraisers of a county appraisal district and appraisal review boards may communicate electronically through email or other media with property owners or their designated representatives. Written agreements are required for notices and other documents to be delivered electronically in place of mailing.

Protesting property appraisal values

Property owners who disagree with the appraisal district’s appraisal of their property for local taxes or for any other action that adversely affects them may protest their property value to the appraisal district’s appraisal review board.

More info

For more information about these programs, contact the Parker County Appraisal District at 1108 Santa Fe Drive, Weatherford, TX 76086, by telephone at 817-596-0077, or email at parkercad@parkercad.iswdata.com. The website is www.parkercad.org.

More information is also available from the State Comptroller’s Property Tax Assistance Division website at www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/proptax or contact the Texas Comptroller’s Property Tax Assistance Division at 800-252-9121 and press “2” to access the menu and then press “1”.

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