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Values – Texas Association of Appraisal Districts Issues Guidance

AUSTIN – Today the Texas Association of Appraisal Districts announced historic growth in Texas real estate values. According to the association, regions around the state have seen increases in values between 10-50% since last year. Alvin Lankford, president of the association and chief appraiser of Williamson County said, “The Texas real estate market is growing […]

Bosque CAD Passes Comptroller MAP Review with 100%

(Meridian) —The Bosque Central Appraisal District passed the Texas Comptroller Methods and Assistance Program (MAP) review with a 100 percent. Tax Code Section 5.102 requires the Comptroller’s office to review every appraisal district’s governance, taxpayer assistance, operating procedures and appraisal standards, procedures and methodology at least once every two years. PTAD publishes the final reports […]

Updated Property Tax Information Now Available for Texas Taxpayers 2022

(Meridian) — New and updated property tax information has just been compiled by Bosque Central Appraisal District and is available now to assist taxpayers.  This property tax information is current and covers a wide range of topics, such as taxpayer remedies, exemptions, and appraisals, and has information for select groups, such as disabled veterans and […]

New Year Provides New Benefits for Property Owners with Homestead Exemptions

Property owners reminded to file for exemptions on property they own and live in MERIDIAN, Texas – The Bosque Central Appraisal District (BCAD) is reminding property owners who own and live on a property to save money on their property tax bill by filing for their homestead exemptions. “On average, a homestead exemption saved Bosque […]

Website Provides Information on Property Tax Rates Property

For Immediate Release Property owners in Bosque county will soon receive a postcard directing them to Bosque.CountyTaxRates.com. This is the official website on which property owners can easily access information regarding property taxes, including the amount of taxes that each entity that taxes a property will impose if the entity adopts its proposed tax rate. […]

Disabled & Veteran Exemptions

100% Disabled Veteran Homestead If you are a disabled veteran who receives from the US Department of Veteran Affairs (1) 100% disability compensation due to a service-connected disability; and (2) a rating of 100% disabled or of individual unemployability, you are entitled to an exemption from taxation of the total appraised value of your residence […]

6 Property Tax Key Terms

Six Key Terms from TravisCAD on Vimeo. https://vimeo.com/354266288 Determined by the Appraisal District: Market Value= What the property would sell for Assessed Value= The limited property value after exemptions are applied Taxable Value= The property value you pay taxes on Determined by the Taxing Units & Elected Officials: No New Revenue Rate= The reset button […]

2021 Property Value Information

The Bosque County Central Appraisal District learned that the State Comptroller’s Property Value Study showed the District was well below required appraisal levels.  The State auditor checks local sales in Bosque County and compares those sales to appraisal district values.  The appraisal district is supposed to be at 100% of market value, plus or minus […]

New Applications Required

New Homestead and Agricultural applications are required, but not limited to, whenever there is a deed change on a property.  This includes removing or adding names, trusts, Limited Liability Companies, Limited Partnerships, etc. anything that changes the name on the property.   New applications are also required, but not limited to, when we are verifying […]