Property Tax

Tax Rate

Property Tax Rate: $0.746200 per $100 of valuation

2020 prop tax chart

Note: All taxes are per $100 of taxable value. For property tax rates in other jurisdictions, refer to the Tarrant County Appraisal District.

Section 102.005, of the Local Government Code, requires that the following notice be posted with the City’s Proposed Budget:

This budget will raise more revenue from property taxes than last year's budget by an amount of $928,585, which is an 14.05 percent increase from last year's budget. The property tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year is $303,221.

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Exemptions

City of White Settlement Exemptions

Abatements

Yes

Disabled Person (DP)

$10,000

Freeport

Yes

Freeze / Ceiling

N/A

Goods In Transit (GIT)

N/A

Homestead

20%

Over-65 (O65)

$37,000


Appraisal

Properties located within the City are appraised by the Tarrant Appraisal District (TAD). Some important dates and deadlines to remember during the tax year are:

  • April 30: Last day to file an exemption application at Tarrant Appraisal District.
  • May 31: Last day to file a protest with TAD for the current year.
  • July 25: The Chief Appraiser certifies the appraisal roll to the taxing units
  • July 31: This is the last day to make final payment on a payment plan.
  • September 30: All tax rates must be set by taxing units.

To appeal the appraisal of a property, search property appraisal values, make an application for an exemption/deferral, or inquire about other appraisal-related items, please contact: 

Tarrant Appraisal District
2500 Handley-Ederville Road
Fort Worth, TX 76118
817-284-0024

Collection

In October, annual property tax statements are mailed out by the Tarrant County Tax Assessor-Collector. The  Tarrant County Tax Office handles property tax billings and collections on behalf of the City. Some important dates and deadlines to keep in mind are:

  • October 1: The current collection period begins. Tax statements are mailed on or as soon as possible thereafter this date, throughout the county to real and personal property owners.
  • February 1: Penalty and interest charges begin to accrue on taxes for the preceding year. Penalty begins at 6% and increases monthly to a maximum of 12% in July. Interest begins to accrue at the rate of 1% per month until the account is paid in full.
  • July 1: All delinquent accounts for the current year are turned over to the tax attorneys for collection. A collection penalty of 15% of the total unpaid balance is added to the current delinquent accounts.

You may pay your taxes, search property tax accounts, estimate taxes, and renew automobile registration by contacting:

Tarrant County Tax Office (Tax Assessor-Collector)
100 East Weatherford Street
Fort Worth, TX 76196
taxoffice@tarrantcounty.com 
817- 884-1100