Henderson CAD Exemptions

ATTENTION HENDERSON COUNTY PROPERTY OWNERS PROPERTY TAX BENEFITS AND INFORMATION Homestead Exemptions One of the easiest ways a homeowner can lower his or her property tax bill in 2019 is to file a homestead exemption. A homestead is generally the house and land used as the owner’s principal residence on Jan. 1 of the tax […]

Information and Forms

If you have any questions or would like a copy of any of the exemptions, special appraisal, rendition, or tax deferral forms, please visit our website at You may print a form from that site, fill out the form electronically or contact our office at: Henderson County Appraisal District P 0 Box 430, 1751 […]

Tax Deferral

Texans may postpone paying current and delinquent property taxes on their homes by signing a tax deferral affidavit at the Henderson County Appraisal District office if they are: • age 65 or older; • disabled as defined by law • qualified disabled veterans, their unmarried surviving spouses, or their unmarried children under age 18, if […]


If you own tangible personal property that is used to produce income, you must file a rendition with the Henderson County Appraisal District by April 15. A rendition is a report that lists all the taxable property you owned or controlled on Jan. 1 of this year. Property includes inventory and equipment used by a […]

Agricultural-Use Special Appraisal

Texas farmers and ranchers can be granted property tax relief on their land. They may apply to the Henderson County Appraisal District for agricultural productivity appraisal and for a lower appraisal of their land based on how much they produce, versus what their land would sell for on the open market. The Texas Constitution authorizes […]

Special Exemptions

Non-profit organizations that qualify under Texas law to receive property tax exemptions must apply to the Henderson County Appraisal District by April 30. The April 30 deadline also applies to businesses that receive tax abatements granted by taxing units; ship inventory out of Texas that may be eligible for the freeport exemption; store certain goods […]

Disabled Veterans Exemption

Veterans with a service connected disability are encouraged to file an exemption application form to have their property taxes lowered. Some veterans may even qualify for a 100 percent exemption of their taxes. Texas law provides partial exemptions for any property owned by veterans who are disabled, surviving spouses and surviving children of deceased disabled […]