Submitted by Angie Wright

Property Owners Should Soon Start Receiving Appraisal Notices for the 2022 Tax Year

May 10, 2022 - The Shelby County Appraisal District will mail appraisal notices on May 16th. Your city, county, school district and other local taxing units will use the appraisal district’s value to set your 2022 property tax rates.

Under Texas law, county appraisal districts are required to notify property owners about changes in their property’s value. The notice contains important information about the property’s location, its ownership and property tax exemptions that have been applied to the property.

Appraisal District Reminds Businesses to Render Taxable Property by April 15

April 7, 2022 - If you own tangible personal property that is used to produce income, then a rendition must be filed with the Shelby County Appraisal District by April 15. Property owners who need more time to file their renditions may file a written request with the chief appraiser on or before April 15 to receive an automatic extension to May 15 or the next business day. The chief appraiser may also grant an additional 15 days after the postponed deadline, if necessary.

Comptroller’s Office Encourages Homeowners to Take Advantage of Homestead Exemptions

April 13, 2022 - One of the easiest ways a homeowner can lower his or her property tax bill is to file a homestead exemption. A homestead is generally the house and land used as the owner’s principal residence on January 1 of the tax year.

Homestead exemptions reduce the appraised value of your home and, as a result, lower your property taxes. To apply for an exemption on your residence homestead, contact the Shelby County Appraisal District.

Available homestead exemptions include:

Most Shelby County Property Owners Will See Increased Valuations for 2022

April 5, 2022 - Shelby County is experiencing increased growth regarding real estate values. The Comptroller’s office through its Property Tax Division recently conducted their Property Value Study which takes a random sample of properties within a school district and then through reported sales and their field appraisals, they determine whether the Appraisal District is valuing properties at 100% market value according to state law.

S.C. Appraisal District Board of Directors Notice of Regular, Public Meetings for Jan. 11

January 11, 2022 - Notice is hereby given that a public meeting and a regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Shelby County Appraisal District will convene at 5:30 P.M. on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at the appraisal district office at 724 Shelbyville Street, Center, Texas. The following subjects will be discussed, and action taken where necessary.

Regular Meeting Agenda


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