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Homestead Exemptions

A variety of homestead exemptions could lower your property taxes! A homestead exemption lowers the property taxes on your home by lowering its value. If your home is valued at $50,000 and you receive a $25,000 homestead exemption, your home will be taxed as if it were worth $25,000. Who qualifies for an exemption? Anyone […]

Productivity Appraisal

Productivity Appraisal may lower the property taxes on your farm, ranch or timberland! Texas law allows farmers, ranchers, wildlife managers and timber growers to pay property taxes based upon the productivity value of their land rather than on market value. This means qualified land is taxed based on its ability to produce crops, livestock or […]

Understanding Your Property Taxes

  Three factors are used to calculate the property taxes you pay: value, exemptions and rate. Appraising the value and granting exemptions are the responsibility of Morris County Appraisal District.  Tax rates, the primary instrument of taxation, are adopted each year by the local taxing units in which you live. Almost all property owners in […]

Rendition Notice

MORRIS COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT REMINDS BUSINESSES TO RENDER THEIR TAXABLE PROPERTY BY APRIL 15, 2020 If you own tangible personal property that is used to produce income, you must file a rendition with the MORRIS COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT. A rendition is a report that lists all the taxable property you owned or controlled on January […]

2020 Updated Property Tax Information

2020 Updated Property Tax Information Now Available for Texas Taxpayers New and updated Property tax information has just been compiled by Morris County 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 […]

We have a new website!

Within this site you will find general information about the District and the ad valorem property tax system in Texas, as well as information regarding specific properties within the district. The Appraisal District is responsible for appraising all real and business personal property within the county. The district appraises property according to the Texas Property […]