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ARB Informal Protest Meetings 2020

HEALTH NOTICE   Rains County Appraisal District has prepared 2020 Notices of Appraised Value for all non-commercial properties.  These notices should be mailed on or around April 15, 2020.  That will open the window for property owners to conduct informal meetings with their appraiser before formal protest.  At this time informal protest meetings with appraisal […]

2020 Notices of Appraised Value

2020 Notices of Appraised Value from the Rains County Appraisal District will be mailed to property owners on or around April15th.  According to Rains CAD Chief Appraiser, Sherri McCall, property owners can expect another increase in property values this year.  “We are still experiencing an extremely strong real estate market in Rains County and our […]

Request for Electronic Communications-Sec 1.086

Sec. 1.086. Delivery of Certain Notices by E-Mail. [Effective January 1, 2020] On the written request of the owner of a residential property that is occupied by the owner as the owner’s principal residence, the chief appraiser of the appraisal district in which the property is located shall send each notice required by this title […]

2019 Property Tax Bills

The collections phase of the tax calendar for 2019 has begun. Property Tax Statements (Tax Bills) were mailed to all owners of property in Rains County on October 10, 2019. If you own property in Rains County and have not received your bill by the end of October, please contact the Rains County Appraisal District […]

Property Owners Can Protest Property Appraisal Values

  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 district’s Appraisal Review Board (ARB). A property owner must file a written […]

Property Owners Should Soon Start Receiving Appraisal Notices for the 2019 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 will be mailing about 14,000 appraisal notices around April 15 Your city, county, school district and other local taxing units will use the appraisal district’s value to set your 2019 […]

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 topics, such as taxpayer remedies, exemptions and appraisals, and is of value to select groups, such as disabled veterans and persons […]

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 Rains County Appraisal District office. Once the affidavit is on file, taxes are deferred — but not cancelled — as long […]