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Comprehensive Guide to the Tarrant County Appraisal District (TAD)

March 24, 2023

The Tarrant County Appraisal District (TAD) is responsible for determining the assessed value of all taxable properties in Tarrant County, Texas. Here is a comprehensive guide to the TAD:

  • What is the TAD? The Tarrant County Appraisal District is an independent entity responsible for appraising all taxable property in Tarrant County, including real estate, personal property, and mineral rights.
  • What does the TAD do? The TAD determines the value of properties in Tarrant County for tax purposes, maintains property records, and handles appeals and protests related to property assessments.
  • How does the TAD assess property values? The TAD uses a variety of methods to determine the value of properties in Tarrant County, including sales comparison, cost, and income approaches.
  • How can I find my property value? You can find your property value on the TAD website by entering your property's address or account number. The website also provides information on recent sales of comparable properties and property tax rates.
  • Can I protest my property value with the TAD? Yes, property owners in Tarrant County have the right to protest their property value with the TAD. The deadline to file a protest is May 31st or 30 days after the appraisal notice is mailed, whichever is later.
  • How can I file a protest with the TAD? You can file a protest online, by mail, or in person. To file a protest, you will need to provide information about your property and the reasons for your protest.
  • What happens after I file a protest? After you file a protest, the TAD will review your evidence and may schedule a hearing to further review your case. If the TAD determines that your assessed value is too high, they may reduce your assessed value, which could lower your property tax bill.
  • How can I contact the TAD? You can contact the Tarrant County Appraisal District by phone at (817) 284-0024 or visit their website at for more information on property assessments, protests, and appeals.

It's important to note that the property assessment and protest process can be complex, and it may be helpful to work with a property tax consultant or a tax professional who can provide guidance and assistance throughout the process.

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