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.
The Colorado County Appraisal District (CCAD) is a political subdivision of the State of Texas and was established and centralized by 1982 for the purpose of discovering and appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes for each taxing unit within the boundaries of the district. The appraisal district is governed by a board of directors elected by the local taxing units. The duties and obligations of appraisal districts are set forth by the Texas Property Tax Code.
The CCAD is responsible for administering the laws of the Texas Property Tax Code and operate under the standards and guidelines of:
• PTAD — The Property Tax Assistance Division of the Texas State Comptroller’s Office
• IAAO — The International Association of Assessing Officers
• USPAP — The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice
The Appraisal Process
Residence Homestead Exemption and Limitation on Appraised Value for Residence Homesteads
Productivity Appraisal Reduces Property Taxes on Farm and Ranches
TAXPAYERS TO RECEIVE 2022 NOTICE OF APPRAISED VALUE
2022 Property Tax Protest and Appeal Procedure
2022 Deadlines to File a Protest
Protests for Oil, Gas and Industrial Properties are to be returned or postmarked by June 2nd, 2022. Emailed or Faxed protests are not accepted. Please mail protest to P.O. Box 10, Columbus, TX 78934 or by carrier of choice to 106 Cardinal Lane, Columbus, TX 78934.
Protests for Residential, Rural Residential, Commercial and Agricultural Use Valuations or Modified or Denied Exemptions or Other, are to be returned or postmarked by June 9th, 2022. Emailed or Faxed protests are not accepted. Please mail protest to P.O. Box 10, Columbus, TX 78934 or by carrier of choice to 106 Cardinal Lane, Columbus, TX 78934.
Business Personal Property Notices of Appraised Value have not been mailed yet. Check back for Protest Deadline for these properties.
Applications For 1-D-1 (Open-Space) Agricultural Use Are Due Before May 3, 2022. Late 1-D-1 (Open-Space) Agricultural Use applications will be accepted up until appraisal record certification in July, and will incur a late penalty. If the application has not been received before the appraisal records are certified, then the property is not eligible for the agricultural use valuation (“ag exemption”) for tax year 2022.
As always, if you have any questions, you may call (979) 732-8222, click the contact us tab or mail your questions to P.O. 10, Columbus, TX 78934.
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Colorado County Appraisal District is responsible for the fair market appraisal of properties within each of the following jurisdictions (taxing units):
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