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.
Download the Lane Property Tax Advocates' 2020 property tax calendar here.
Please note that the dates on this calendar only apply to property tax deadlines in Texas.
Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, some property tax deadlines may have been changed. Check your County Appraisal District's website for updates.
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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