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Updated Property Tax Information Now Available for Texas Taxpayers

New and updated property tax information has just been compiled by Rains County Appraisal District) and is available now to assist taxpayers. This property tax information is current and covers a wide range of...

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Property Owners Should Soon Start Receiving Appraisal Notices for the 2016 Tax Year

If your property value increased in the last year, you will soon receive an appraisal notice from the Rains County Appraisal District. The appraisal district mailed about 14,000 appraisal notices  around  April 15 Your...

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Property Owners Can Protest Property Appraisal Values

Property owners who disagree with the Rains County Appraisal District’s appraisal of their property for local taxes or for any other action that adversely affects them may protest their property value to the appraisal...

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Rains County Appraisal District Reminds Businesses to Render their Taxable Propertyby April 15

If you own tangible personal property that is used to produce income, you must file a rendition with the Rains County Appraisal District by April 15, 2016. A rendition is a report that lists...

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Deferred Property Tax Payments

Texans who are age 65 or older or who are disabled as defined by law may postpone paying current and delinquent property taxes on their homes by signing a tax deferral affidavit at the...

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Property Taxes on Farms and Ranches Could be Reduced with Productivity Appraisal

For Immediate Release   Property Taxes on Farms and Ranches Could be Reduced with Productivity Appraisal   Texas farmers and ranchers can be granted property tax relief on their land. They may apply to the...

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Disabled Veterans May Qualify to Have Some or All of Their Property Taxes Waived

For Immediate Release Disabled Veterans May Qualify to Have Some or All of Their Property Taxes Waived Veterans with a service connected disability are encouraged to file an exemption form to have their 2016...

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Homeowners Have Payment Options for Property Taxes on Appreciating Home Values

Texas homeowners may postpone paying the currently delinquent property taxes due on the appreciating value of their homes by taking advantage of a payment option called “residence homestead tax deferral” and filing a tax...

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Non-Profits and Some Businesses Face April 30 Deadline to File for Property Tax Exemptions

For Immediate Release Non-Profits and Some Businesses Face April 30 Deadline to File for Property Tax Exemptions Non-profit organizations that qualify under Texas law to receive property tax exemptions must apply to the [Name]...

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