1.Property TNT Appraisal District User Guide #

This document details functionality related to the legislative requirement for tax transparency, SB 2. SB 2 (C.S.S.B #2) Chapter 26, Tax Code, is amended by adding Sections 26.17 […] to read as follows: Sec. 26.17.  DATABASE OF PROPERTY-TAX-RELATED INFORMATION.  (a)  The chief appraiser of each appraisal district shall create and maintain a property tax database…   Truth in Taxation = Property owners have the right to know about increases in their properties’ appraised value and to be notified of the estimated taxes that could result from the new value. A website is needed to provide information concerning proposed property taxes that may be imposed on properties by local taxing units, the dates and locations of public hearings concerning budgets and tax rate adoption as well as other important information.
  • The intent is for a taxpayer to search for his property in order to view the tax rate information.
  • The intent for the website is to use PACS taxable value and the entity entered tax rates to calculate the tax amounts per rate.
This document will review setup and usage from the Appraisal District internal user perspective.  To download, please click HGO CAD Documentation.
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Last updated on July 13, 2020

2.Entity Editor User Guide #

This document details functionality related to the legislative requirement for tax transparency, SB 2.

SB 2 (C.S.S.B #2)

Chapter 26, Tax Code, is amended by adding Sections 26.17 […] to read as follows:

Sec. 26.17.  DATABASE OF PROPERTY-TAX-RELATED INFORMATION.  (a)  The chief appraiser of each appraisal district shall create and maintain a property tax database…

 Truth in Taxation = Property owners have the right to know about increases in their properties’ appraised value and to be notified of the estimated taxes that could result from the new value.

A website is needed to provide information concerning proposed property taxes that may be imposed on properties by local taxing units, the dates and locations of public hearings concerning budgets and tax rate adoption as well as other important information.

  • The intent is for a taxpayer to search for his property in order to view the tax rate information.
  • The intent for the website is to use PACS taxable value and the entity entered tax rates to calculate the tax amounts per rate.

This document will review the steps the Entity would take to update the tool.  To Download, please click PPT HGO Documentation – Entity Editor

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Last updated on July 13, 2020

3.Public Taxpayer User Guide #

This document details functionality related to the legislative requirement for tax transparency, SB 2.

SB 2 (C.S.S.B #2)

Chapter 26, Tax Code, is amended by adding Sections 26.17 […] to read as follows:

Sec. 26.17.  DATABASE OF PROPERTY-TAX-RELATED INFORMATION.  (a)  The chief appraiser of each appraisal district shall create and maintain a property tax database…

 Truth in Taxation = Property owners have the right to know about increases in their properties’ appraised value and to be notified of the estimated taxes that could result from the new value.

A website is needed to provide information concerning proposed property taxes that may be imposed on properties by local taxing units, the dates and locations of public hearings concerning budgets and tax rate adoption as well as other important information.

  • The intent is for a taxpayer to search for his property in order to view the tax rate information.
  • The intent for the website is to use PACS taxable value and the entity entered tax rates to calculate the tax amounts per rate.

This document is what may be provided to the public.  To download, please click HGO Public Documentation

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Last updated on July 13, 2020
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