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2020 Notice of Value amid COVID-19

IMPORTANT   NOTICE OF APPRAISED VALUE information amid COVID-19   April 15, 2020 April is upon us and that means the mailing of annual Property Value notifications and the appeal process. The Notices have been delayed in an effort to reach out to state government for guidance, waivers and possible changes to the appraisal process. […]

2020 Low Income Housing Cap Rate

The Texas Property Tax Code requires all property to be appraised at one hundred percent (100%) market value.  Also, in the Code the Chief Appraiser is required to use the income method to appraise property qualified as low income housing under Section 11.1825.  Specifically, the appraiser must consider the restrictions on who may rent the […]

2019 Appraisal Roll is Certified

The 2019 Appraisal Roll for Wharton County is certified. The property search will reflect owners, addresses and values as of July 2019.  Records updates will be January 2020 with no valuations listed.  Preliminary values will be added in April 2020. The Appraisal Review Board completed their work on July 17, 2019 and returned the records […]

2019 Notices of Appraised Value

2019 Notices of Appraised Value The 2019 Notices for Residential and Rural land properties are mailed April 17, 2019.  Deadline to file a protest for those properties will be Friday, May 17, 2019.  Please see the insert in your envelope for basic valuation explanation. Commercial/Industrial properties, Oil & Gas, Utility and Business Personal Property Notices […]

Online Protest Option for Homestead Property

If a property owner timely filed for Homestead designation and qualified, the property is eligible for an On-line Protest.  Any account that had a homestead granted at the time Notice of Value was printed, has a PIN number assigned at the bottom of the Notice.  If your Notice has a PIN on the last line […]

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. Wharton County Appraisal District is responsible for appraising all real and business personal property within Wharton County. The district appraises property according to the Texas […]

Appraisal Review Board Candidates Needed

APPRAISAL REVIEW BOARD CANDIDATES needed.  This board consists of 5 members and rules on value and exemption issues that may arise between a property owner and the appraisal district.  The board hears a presentation of facts from each party and makes a determination based on the presentation of evidence.  This board is not a part […]