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Protest Your High Property Taxes.
Use our annual tax calendar to make sure you don't miss an important deadline.

Many individuals wonder how to how to fight property taxes. And because there is a lot of information to understand and deadlines to meet, many don’t protest their high property taxes. At Lane, our tax experts are here to help. In addition to this tax calendar, contact our team today to learn how our property tax reduction services can help unburden your business from excessive property taxes.

Additional information is available through the Texas Comptroller’s office.

Download the Lane Property Tax Advocates' 2020 property tax calendar here.

Property Tax Calendar

January 1
Date that taxable values (except for inventories appraised Sept. 1) and 
qualification for certain exemptions are determined for the tax year

January 2
Rendition period begins

January 10
If the prior year’s tax bill is not mailed on or before this date, the delinquency 
date is postponed

January 15
Residential property information is due to Lane Property Tax Advocates

January 31
Homesteads/O-65 and corrections are due for previous year
Payment of property taxes from prior year is due
Commercial property cost and income information is due to Lane Property Tax Advocates
Business Personal Property information is due to Lane Property Tax Advocates
Hotel property information is due to Lane Property Tax Advocates
Vacant land property information is due to Lane Property Tax Advocates

February 3
Prior year taxes become delinquent if a bill was mailed on or before January 10th 
of the current year

April 1
All Business Personal Property is due
Last day for property owners to file renditions and property information reports 
(unless they request a filing extension in writing)

April 30
Last day for filing exemption applications

May
Period when taxing units must notify delinquent taxpayers that taxes delinquent 
on July 1 will incur an additional penalty for attorney collection costs

May 1
Last day for chief appraiser to mail notices of appraised value for properties other 
than single-family residence homesteads

May 15
All property tax protests are due

June
Property tax hearings are in full swing

June 30
Last day to pay the second half of prior year’s split payment (if applicable)

July
Property tax hearings are in full swing

July 1
Additional 15% penalty for delinquent taxes

August
Property tax hearings/Start of arbitration and litigation season

September
Property tax hearings/Arbitration and litigation season continues

October 1
Tax offices mail current year’s tax bills (if hearing is complete)
Arbitration and litigation season continues

November
Arbitration and litigation season

November 30
First half of split payment of current years taxes is due on or before this date

December
Arbitration and litigation season

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