Welcome to Carson County Appraisal District!

Within this site you will find general information about the District and the ad valorem property tax system in Texas, as well as information regarding specific properties within the district. Carson County Appraisal District is responsible for appraising all real and business personal property within Carson County. The district appraises property according to the Texas Property Tax Code and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP).

Tax rates and ultimately the amount of taxes levied on property are determined by governing bodies of each of the taxing authorities.  Mineral, utility and industrial accounts are appraised for the district by Pritchard & Abbott, Inc. in Fort Worth, Texas. Real estate and personal property accounts are appraised locally by the district.

Carson County Appraisal District is responsible for the fair market appraisal of properties within each of the following taxing entities.

County Taxing Entities:
Carson County
Groom ISD
Panhandle ISD
White Deer ISD
City of Groom
City of Panhandle
Town of Skellytown
City of White Deer
Panhandle GCD #3

Appraisal Capitalization Rate for Low Income Housing
Pursuant to Section 11.1825(r) of the Texas Property Tax Code, the Carson County Appraisal District gives public notice of the capitalization rate to be used for tax year 2019 to value properties receiving exemption under this section. A basic capitalization rate of 8.5%-10.0% will be used to value these properties. Pursuant to Section 11.182(d) and (g) of the Texas Property Tax Code, adjustments may be made to the cap rate based on the individual property characteristics and the information provided to the chief appraiser.