The mission of Travis Central Appraisal District, in accordance with the Texas Constitution and the laws of the state, is to provide accurate appraisal of all property in Travis County.
Travis Central Appraisal District Mailing Address
If you need to contact the Travis Central Appraisal District, please use the information below:
850 East Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78752
P.O. Box 149012
Austin, TX 78714-9012
Phone Number: 512-834-9317
Email Address: CSInfo@tcadcentral.org
Mon – Wed – Fri 7:45 am – 4:45 pm
Tues – Thurs 9:00 am – 4:45 pm.
How do I change my address with Travis County appraisal district?
Change your address online:
Search for your property.
Once you find your property, click on your account number.
Click on the change of address button at the bottom of the page and follow the prompts to complete the address change.
How do I file protest property taxes in Travis County?
File your protest using the protest form (Form 50-132 Notice of Protest PDF) available from the County Appraisal District. You can also file online to protest your Travis County property tax. After you have filed, it can take several months for the Travis County Appraisal District to schedule your informal hearing.
How do I protest property taxes in Austin?
Step 1: Go over your appraisal notice — carefully.
Step 2: File a Notice of Protest with the Appraisal Review Board (ARB)
Step 3: Meet with the appraiser.
Step 4: Appear before the ARB.
Do you pay taxes on market value or appraised value Texas?
This means that uniform appraisal is very important. Generally, all property must be taxed based on its current market value. That’s the price it would sell for when both buyer and seller seek the best price and neither is under pressure to buy or sell.
How much does homestead exemption save in Texas?
In Texas, the residential homestead exemption entitles the homeowner to a $25,000 reduction in value for school tax purposes. Counties, cities, and special taxing districts may offer homestead exemptions up to 20% of the total value. Most counties in North Texas do offer this 20% reduction.
How do I update my TCAD address?
You will need to contact the Address Management Services office to first verify your correct address. Once verified, the Address Management Services team will notify the Travis Central Appraisal District (TCAD) of the correct Situs Address.