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Notice of Appraised Value

Notices of Appraised Value mailed April 25th for real property and oil/gas property.  Deadline to file is by postmark on May 25th.  Business Personal Property and Utilities will be mailed following the extension deadline. The CAD cannot accept protests by fax or email due to the volume of paper necessary to print out.  Additionally, there […]

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 […]

2018 Low Income Housing Cap Rate

  Pursuant to Sec. 11.1825® of the Texas Property Tax Code, the Wharton Central Appraisal District gives public notice of the capitalization rate to be used for the tax year 2018 to value properties receiving exemptions under this section.  Basic capitalization rates ranging from 9.50% to 11.00% will be used to value these properties.  However, […]

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 […]