Mary Ann Ritchie Retires

  A host of friends, family, and colleagues recently celebrated the tremendous career of Mary Ann Ritchie. Mary Ann made the decision to retire after 37 years with the District. She was a pioneer in the industry, helping lead the District’s Collection and Assessment Department through many changes and challenges through the years. We honor […]

2019 Appraisal Roll Certified

The Van Zandt County Appraisal Review Board acted to approve the District’s Appraisal Records on Thursday, July 11th.  Chief Appraiser, Scott Hyde, certified the 2019 Appraisal Roll to the District’s taxing entities Friday, July 12th.  Summary reports of the 2019 Appraisal Roll can be found by clicking HERE.

Business Personal Property Renditions DUE NOW

Please note that the new deadline for timely submitting the Business Personal Property Rendition is April 1st.  A 10% penalty is applied to all accounts that are filed late.  A 30 day extension may be granted when submitted in writing on or before the April 1st deadline.  Renditions and extensions requests may be submitted electronically to

2018 Comptroller Methods and Assistance Program (MAP) Results

The Property Tax Code Section 5.102 requires the Comptroller of Public Accounts to review each appraisal district’s governance, taxpayer assistance, operation procedures and appraisal standards, procedures and methodology at least once every two years.  The Comptroller’s Property Tax Assistance Division (PTAD) performs Methods and Assistance Program (MAP) reviews of approximately half of all the appraisal […]

Paying Property Taxes

Delinquency Date Property taxes become delinquent if not paid before February 1 (Tax Code Sec. 31.02).  Therefore, the last day to make timely payment avoiding the application of penalty and interest is January 31st. Please note, if the delinquency date happens to fall on a weekend or holiday (see the District’s Holiday Closing Schedule), the […]

2017 Comptroller Property Value Study Findings

We are pleased to announce that the Appraisal District’s preliminary results from the Comptroller’s 2017 Property Value Study (PVS) were excellent. This biennial review tests the accuracy, equity, and uniformity of the District’s appraisals, and is used to determine our local school districts’ state funding. The findings show that the District is generally appraising tested […]

Online Tax Payment Option

  Click the button below to access our Property Search service where you can utilize our user-friendly cart system to pay online.   Or if you prefer, you can also click the button below to be directed to our Certified Payments portal.   Use the Bureau Code: 8869110 with the Certified Payments portal.  

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