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Declared Natural Disasters and Emergencies Tax Help

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Declared Natural Disasters and Emergencies Tax Help

The Comptroller's office has compiled information for Hurricane Harvey evacuees and relief workers, including information on how to request an extension for reporting and paying taxes.

Extensions for Filing Taxes

Many taxpayers are unable to file taxes on time because of damage caused by Hurricane...

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Tax Rate Calculation - Home Comptroller.Texas.Gov

The rollback tax rate calculation splits the tax rate into two separate components - a maintenance and operations (M&O) rate and a debt service rate. 36 M&O includes such things as salaries, utilities and day-to-day operations. Debt service covers the interest and principal on bonds and other debt secured by property tax revenues. 37 The rollback tax rate is the sum of M&O and debt service rates....

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Tax Policy News - comptroller.texas.gov

Tax Policy News

March 2018

The Comptroller's office publishes this online newsletter to keep you informed about Texas taxes. Tax Policy News provides general information and is not a substitute for legal or other professional advice.

Previous issues are available through the Tax Policy News Index .

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Join Us for the 2018 WSATA Conference in Austin

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Property Tax Bills - Home Comptroller.Texas.Gov

Tax Code Section 31.01 requires the assessor to prepare and mail a tax bill to each property owner listed on the tax roll or to that person's agent by Oct. 1 or as soon thereafter as practicable each year. In the case of mortgaged property where taxes are paid from an escrow account controlled by the mortgagee (mortgage holder), the notice requirements are satisfied by sending the tax bill to the...

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Property Tax Bills

Tax Code Section 31.01 requires the assessor to prepare and mail a tax bill to each property owner listed on the tax roll or to that person's agent by Oct. 1 or as soon thereafter as practicable each year. In the case of mortgaged property where taxes are paid from an escrow account controlled by the mortgagee...

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Property Tax Law Deadlines - Home Comptroller.Texas.Gov

This calendar shows important property tax deadlines for appraisal districts, taxing units and property owners. Unless otherwise noted, all sections are Tax Code citations.

Tax Code Section 1.06 provides that "[i]f the last day for the performance of an act is a Saturday, Sunday, or legal state or national holiday, the act is timely if performed on the next regular business day." The deadlines...

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Agricultural and Timber Exemptions and Texas Taxes

If you are a farmer, rancher or timber producer engaged in one of the activities listed below, you qualify for tax exemption on the purchase of certain items used to produce your agricultural and timber products for sale.

All purchasers, including non-Texas residents, must have a valid agricultural and timber registration number (ag/timber number) issued by the Comptroller to claim exemption...

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Age 65 or Older or Disabled Exemptions Frequently Asked ...

Age 65 or Older or Disabled Exemptions Frequently Asked Questions

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What homestead exemptions are available to persons age 65 or older or disabled?

There are several types of exemptions you may receive.

School district taxes: All residence homestead owners are allowed a $25,000 homestead exemption from their home's value for school district taxes.

County taxes: If a county collects a...

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