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Board of Directors Meeting 03/23/17

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE
ANGELINA COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE ABOVE NAMED BOARD OF DIRECTORS
WILL HOLD A REGULAR MEETING ON THURSDAY, THE 23rd DAY OF MARCH, 2017
At 8:30 A.M. IN THE DISTRICT’S BOARD ROOM AT 418 N. SECOND, LUFKIN, TEXAS.
THE AGENDA FOR THE MEETING IS AS FOLLOWS:
1) DECLARE A QUORUM AND CALL THE MEETING TO ORDER;
2) INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE;
3) SWEARING IN NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEMBER
4) APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA;
A. Minutes of Previous Meeting from January 19, 2017
B. Financial Reports for January and February. 2017
5) ELECTION OF ARB OFFICERS;
6) PUBLIC COMMENT;
7) RETIRE TO CLOSED MEETING PURSUANT TO THE FOLLOWING SECTIONS OF THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT;
551.074 An executive session will be held for the purpose of deliberating the appointment evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee; or to hear a complaint or charge against an officer or employee;
8) RETURN TO OPEN SESSION;
9) CONSIDERATION AND BOARD ACTION, IF ANY, TO ITEMS DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION;
10) CHIEF APPRAISER REPORT;
11) DATE AND TIME FOR NEXT BOD MEETING: May 18, 2017
12) ADJOURNMENT;

Posted 03/20 01:02 PM
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Exemption 2014

Effect September 1, 2013 (Tax Code 11.43)
An application for a residence homestead exemption include a copy of the current applicant’s driver’s license or state-issued personal identification certificate and the address must match the property address unless
Drivers license or State-issued personal identification not required.
IF
(A) The applicant is a resident of a facility that provides services related to health, infirmity, or aging.
(B) Is certified for participation in the Address Confidentiality program for victims of family violence, sexual assault, or stalking by the attorney general office.
Address matching on Drivers license or state issued personal Identification not required IF
  The matching address for an active duty member of the armed services of the United States or their spouse will be waved. If they include a copy of the applicant’s or spouse’s military identification card and a copy of a utility bill.
Transportation code. 521-121(c ) The matching address for a federal judge, state judge, or the spouse of a federal or state judge. The address on the license will be the address of the Courthouse.
Transportation code. 521-1211 (Peace officer)
Effect January 1 2014 NEW Residence Homestead of Surviving Spouse
Texas Tax Code Sec 11.132
The surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United Stated who is killed in action is entitled to received an exemption from  taxation of the total appraised value of the surviving spouse’s residence homestead if the surviving spouse has not remarried since the death of the member of the armed services.

Posted 12/11 08:04 AM
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Homestead Deferral on appreciation value

Texas homeowners have payment options for the property taxes due on the appreciation home value.

 

Texas homeowners may postpone paying the current property taxes due on the appreciating value of their homes by taking advantage of a payment option called “Deferred Collection of Taxes on Appreciating residence homestead. Tax Code 33.064, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts from 50-274 by filing this form at the Angelina County Appraisal District. This tax relief allows homeowners  to pay the property taxes on 105 percent of the preceding year’s appraised value of their homestead, plus the taxes on any new improvements to the homestead. The remaining taxes are postponed, but not cancelled, with interest accruing at 8 percent per year. Once the homeowner files the tax deferral affidavit with the appraisal district, no taxing unit can start or continue a lawsuit for the deferred taxes as long as that person owns and lives in the home and the taxes on the 105 percent are paid. When the homeowner no longer owns or lives in the home, the deferred taxes and interest become due. If the taxes are not paid, taxing units can than sue to collect the deferred taxes and interest. Additional penalties are possible. For complete details about deferring taxes on the appreciating value of your home. contact the Angelina County Appraisal District at 936-634-8456. The Property Tax Assistance Division of the Comptroller’s office can also answer your question at 1—800-252-9121 or visit the Comptroller’s website at http://www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/proptax/
 

Posted 12/03 12:54 PM
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Consumer Alert

Consumer Alert
Angelina CAD warns homeowners to be wary of Homestead designation and Deed processing solicitations

 

The appraisal district is regularly contacted by homeowners who have unnecessarily paid money to solicitors who for a fee offer to file designation of homestead and or homestead exemption forms in Angelina and other counties.
There is absolutely no charge for a homeowner to file his or her own homestead exemption application with the appraisal district, and application forms are available both on CAD’s website and from the district’s office at  418 N Second st at no charge.

As for Deed processing solicitations, you may get a copy of your deed from the County Clerk’s office for a nominal fee.

Posted 09/21 10:02 AM
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Business Personal Property Renditions

Angelina County Appraisal District Reminds Businesses of April 15 Deadline for Filing Property Tax Renditions

Chief Appraiser reminds businesses to render their property with the Angelina County Appraisal District by April 15. To render is to list the taxable inventory, furniture and fixtures, machinery and equipment and other property a business owned or managed as of Jan. 1. The appraisal district may use the information to set property values.

More information can be found at the following link under the heading "Business Personal Property":
http://www.angelinacad.org/forms

Or by contacting the appraisal district at (936) 634-8456.

 

Posted 01/10 11:32 AM
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Surviving Spouse of a 100% Disabled Veteran’s Residence Homestead Exemption (New for 2012)

NEW FOR 2012 SURVIVING SPOUSE OF A 100% OR TOTALLY DISABLED VETERAN’S RESIDENCE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION

Effective January 1, 2012, a surviving spouse of a 100% disabled or totally disabled veteran may be eligible to receive an exemption from taxation of the total appraised value of the same property to which the disabled veteran’s exemption applied if:

  • The surviving spouse has not remarried since the death of the disabled veteran; and
  • The property was the residence homestead of the surviving spouse when the disabled veteran died; and
  • The property remains the residence homestead of the surviving spouse

The application for this new residence homestead exemption will be available in January, 2012.

If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact us at (936) 634-8456.

Posted 12/01 09:53 AM
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*ACAD Appraisers in the Field*

Angelina County Appraisal District appraisers are now in the field conducting field reviews. They may be in your neighborhood throughout the next few months.

If you have any questions, please contact the district at (936) 634-8456.

Posted 12/01 09:47 AM
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