Inherited Property Homestead Exemption

Check out the following link to learn more about the homestead exemption for inherited property:  Inherited Property Homestead Exemption (English) or Inherited Property Homestead Exemption (Spanish) The homestead application, including the “Affidavit for Applicant Claiming an Ownership Interest of Property, Including Heir Property”, can be found here: Do not hesitate to contact our office […]

December 2020 Tax Sale

Our next tax sale will be held on December 1, 2020 at the North Door of the County Courthouse (121 East Dallas Street, Canton, TX 75103).  The Notice of Sale containing the property in the sale can be found HERE.  Additionally, we recommend interested buyers check out our collection firm’s tax sale website:  From […]

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 […]

“Homestead Savings” Explained

When you received your Notice of Appraised Value this year, you may have noticed a line item labeled “Homestead Savings”.  You may have even seen an amount last year where there is less or none this year (or vice versa) and began to panic about changes to your homestead exemption.  We know this can be […]

2020 BPP Rendition Extension Granted

VZCAD Grants All Business Owners 30-Day Rendition Extension Due to the impact of the COVID-19 virus on all businesses across the country, the Van Zandt County Chief Appraiser, Scott Hyde, has granted an automatic filing extension to May 15 for all business personal property renditions for tax year 2020. If you own a business in […]

COVID-19 Response: Office Closes to Public

OFFICE CLOSING TO PUBLIC:  Our top priority is the health and safety of our staff and the citizens of Van Zandt County. In response to the continuing spread of the coronavirus, effective Monday, March 23rd we are closing our office to the public. Our team will continue to work both onsite and offsite to assist […]

2019 Tax Statements Mailed

The 2019 Tax Statements were mailed Friday, October 4th.  Please take note that payment is due in full on or before January 31st to avoid penalty and interest.

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 – DEADLINE APRIL 1

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 […]

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