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Texas (TX) Property Tax Info

Property Tax Rank in US (best =1) 38
Corporate Tax Rank in US (best =1) 47
Sales Tax Rank in US (best =1) 36
Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate 1.80%
Is Personal Property Taxable Yes 
Texas State Website
Capital Austin
Largest City Houston
Largest Metro Area 6,997,384

Important Dates

For Real Property

  • Texas Property Tax Filing Deadline April 15
  • Texas Property Tax Appeal Deadline 30 days from the date of notice or May 15

For Business Personal Property

  • BPP Appeal Deadline May-Jun, 30 days after notices are issued

Texas Property Tax Rate

Texas Property taxes are the seventh-highest in the U.S., as the average effective property tax rate in the Lone Star State is 1.69%. Compare that to the national average, which currently stands at 1.07%. The typical Texas homeowner pays $3,390 annually in property taxes.

Texas Property Tax Rate - personal property tax

Texas has some of the highest property taxes in the U.S. The average effective property tax rate in the Lone Star State is 1.69%, well above the national average of 1.07%.

Arlington Property taxes are higher in Fort Worth than in Arlington. Residents of both cities pay the county’s general rate of 0.234%. In Fort Worth, however, the city rate is 0.748% and the school district rate is 1.378%, which adds up to a total rate of 2.36%. In Arlington, the total rate is less at about 2.244%.