Temporary Disaster Exemption Info

Property owners whose property suffered damage from the 2021 Winter Storm may be eligible for a Temporary Exemption Property Damaged by Disaster under Section 11.35 of the Texas Property Tax Code. To qualify for this exemption your property must have suffered at least 15% damage based on the 2021 appraised value of your property. Qualifying […]

2021 Low And Moderate Income Housing Capitalization Rate

Pursuant to Section 11.1825(r) of the Texas Property Tax Code, the Orange County Appraisal District gives public notice of the capitalization rate to be used for tax year 2021 to value properties receiving exemptions under this section.  Basic capitalization rates ranging from 8.5 to 9.5% will be used to value these properties; although adjustments may […]

New Personal Property Rendition Deadline

  Pursuant to section 22.23(c) of the Texas Property Tax Code, all business owners must render their personal property by April 15th.  Personal Property consists of machinery, equipment, furniture and fixtures used to produce income as well as all inventory.  If you have not received a Business Personal Property Rendition Form from our office you […]

Notice of Availability of Electronic Communications

  For Immediate Release January 2, 2021 Notice of Availability of Electronic Communications   ORANGE – Chief appraisers of county appraisal districts and appraisal review boards (ARBs) may communicate electronically through email or other media with property owners or their designated representatives. Written agreements are required for notices and other documents to be delivered electronically […]

Tax Payment Information

Our office does not collect taxes; therefore tax payment information is not available on our web site. Please visit the Orange County Tax Office’s web page for tax payment information at  

Business Personal Property Owners

State law now requires the filing of a rendition declaring what types of business personal property that a person or company owns. Failure to file the rendition will result in a 10% penalty. If a fraudulent rendition is filed, a 50% penalty is mandated. A rendition can be obtained from the appraisal district office where […]