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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 […]

2019 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 2019 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, adjustments […]

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 […]