LONGVIEW, TX – Is your home qualified for an exemption from property taxes?  The Gregg Appraisal District wants to remind owners that many types of exemptions are available to help reduce property taxes. In May, voters will have the opportunity to approve an increase from $25,000 to $40,000 for the state homestead exemption.  If approved […]

Gregg Appraisal District Mails Annual Notice of Appraised Value Forms

The Gregg County Appraisal District is in the process of mailing annual Notice of Appraised Value forms. These forms are sent to all owners of taxable property within Gregg County. The form will provide information allowing the owner to compare the currently proposed value information to that from the previous tax year. In 2019, the […]

Did Your Property Sustain Damage During the February 2021 Winter Storm Uri?

You may qualify for a new property tax exemption. In an area declared a disaster area by the Governor, Tax Code Section 11.35 allows a qualified property that is at least 15 percent damaged by a disaster to receive a temporary exemption of a portion of the appraised value of the property. A property owner […]

Appraisal District Aces State Study

Gregg County Appraisal District received notice January 21, 2021 from the Texas Comptroller’s Office providing final results of the district’s biennial Methods and Assistance Program study. The Gregg Appraisal District received a score of 100 in each category of the study. The Comptroller’s study examines the Appraisal District’s adherence to statutory requirements related to governance, […]

Updated Property Tax Information Now Available For Gregg County Taxpayers

New and updated property tax information has been compiled by Gregg County Appraisal District and is available to assist taxpayers. This property tax information covers a wide range of topics, such as taxpayer exemptions, appraisals, and remedies, and has information for select groups, such as disabled veterans and persons age 65 or older. “Whether you […]

Homeowners Have Payment Options for Property Taxes on Appreciating Home Values

Texas homeowners may postpone paying the currently delinquent property taxes due on the appreciating value of their homes by taking advantage of a payment option called “residence homestead tax deferral” and filing a tax deferral affidavit at the Gregg County Appraisal District. This tax relief allows homeowners to pay the property taxes on 105 percent […]

Texas Comptroller’s Office Helps Property Owners Stay Informed of their Rights with Updated Publication

The Texas Comptroller’s office has released the publication Property Taxpayer Remedies, a reference guide for property owners which addresses property tax basics, providing a step-by-step guide on preparing for a protest hearing and what they can do if they are dissatisfied with an appraisal review board’s decision. Property Taxpayer Remedies also provides key dates so […]

Deferred Property Tax Payments

Texans may postpone paying current and delinquent property taxes on their homes by signing a tax deferral affidavit at the Gregg 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 no surviving spouse; […]