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Friday, May 19, 2017   /   by Rene Sorola

Protesting your Property Taxes in Harris County (HCAD): Breaking Down the Process

The deadline for filing your property tax protest in Harris County is May 31st. That’s right around the corner! If you’ve been procrastinating filing your protest, because you’re not sure how to best approach it, not to fear! You still have some time!
Of course, you could always employ a property tax representive, to handle the matter for you. There are many property tax companies and law firms that provide this service, and produce great results. But, for those who would like to DIY, or are just curious as to how the system works, we’re here to help break things down!
Harris County Appraisal District gives property owners two options for filing.




Option A.
iFile
Or
Option B.
Submit a ‘Notice of Protest Form’ via snail mail.
So what’s the difference?
iFile
Pros:

Convenience of filing your protest online.
Property owners using the iFileTM system can request to be considered for HCAD’s iSettleTM program, which is n ...

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