Texas Appraisal Districts
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Appraisal District Functions

Appraisal District Leadership

Section Talking Points

  • Board of Directors
  • Chief Appraiser
  • Taxpayer Liaison
  • Appraisal Review Board
  • Agricultural Advisory Board
  • Assessor Collector

Board of Directors
The county appraisal district is governed by a board of directors.

Chief Appraiser
The chief appraiser is the head of the appraisal district appraisal office.

Taxpayer Liaison
The taxpayer liaison officer assists property owners in understanding the appraisal process and protest procedures.

Appraisal Review Board
The Texas Appraisal Review Board settles disagreements between the public and the county appraisal district concerning the value and taxability of property. Go to our Appraisal Review Board section for details.

Agricultural Advisory Board
The purpose of the Agricultural Advisory Board is to advise the Chief Appraiser on the valuation of agricultural, open space agricultural, and timber land within the county appraisal district.

Assessor Collector
The appraisal district assessor-collector assesses and collects taxes on property within the county for the county taxing units.

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Appraisal Districts
Appraisal District Guide
Bexar County Appraisal District
Brazoria County Appraisal District
Collin County Appraisal District
Dallas County Appraisal District
Denton County Appraisal District
Fort Bend County Appraisal District
Galveston County Appraisal District
Harris County Appraisal District
Montgomery County Appraisal District
Tarrant County Appraisal District
Travis County Appraisal District
Williamson County Appraisal District
Appraisal District Guide
Texas Property Tax
Personal Property Tax
Texas Homestead Exemption
Property Tax Exemption
Property Tax Protest