May 1 means one thing in our household: a not so happy face. That’s because DCAD valuation change notices are sent out May 1, and hit the mailboxes shortly thereafter.
Did you taxes go up? Need a forum to gripe? We’d love to hear from you at Candy’sDirt.com.
According to Cheryl Jordan at the Dallas Central Appraisal District, notices were mailed out May 1 like clockwork and should begin hitting area mailboxes as early as yesterday or today.
More than 50% of the residential properties will see an increase in value (hence be charged more taxes) while just 25% of the commercial properties were increased.
Here’s the notice stats supplied by Cheryl Jordan at the Dallas Central Appraisal District;
All properties must be reappraised every three years, but may be reappraised every year.
Oh and this is how DCAD checks your home out from the street to see the condition, repairs, and any upgrades you may have made. I caught the Digital Image Makers on Northaven last week. Glad I haven’t replaced my roof yet! Whew! Anyhow, got your tax statement yet? Our Tax Doctor Rob Wheelock will be in the house starting today with any tax questions you may have. My question: why do the residential property owners in Dallas bear more of the tax burden? Is it because the commercial owners fight harder to keep their appraisals down? And if you this truck on your street, you know what they are up to… according to Jason Wheeler at WFAA-TV, these photos won’t be used until next year at DCAD: