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The deadline to file a protest is June 1st. unless otherwise stated on your 2015 Appraisal Notice.

(Some accounts have a deadline of June 12, 2015)

You DO NOT need your Appraisal Notice to file a Notice of Protest.

If you did not receive a 2015 Appraisal Notice you can review your 2015 Preliminary value by using our search feature available on our website.

If you do not agree with the value you can still file a protest by submitting form 50-132-Notice of Property Tax Protest

The form is available under the tab FORMS>Appeal Forms> Notice of Property Tax Protest 50-132

You can drop off your protest prior to 4:30pm today at 2801 B. F. Terry Blvd, Rosenberg, Tx 77471. 

You can mail your protest as long it is post-marked with June 1, 2015 postmark date. 

Mail to:

Fort Bend Central Appraisal District 

2801 B. F. Terry Blvd, Rosenberg, Tx 77471

You can fax your protest to 281-762-9666. (NOTE: Due to the large volume of incoming faxes the fax machine may be unavailable.)

Due to the large amount of phone calls we are receiving at this time, please utilize our Contact Us page under the Help tab and someone will contact you as soon as possible.

For Immediate Release  


Updated Property Tax Information Now Available for Texas Taxpayers

Notices mailed by the Fort Bend Central Appraisal District for 2015 may contain errors. One of the two batches mailed did not fully process all the information needed for proper evaluation. This error will affect 145,656 accounts.

Corrected notices will be mailed by May 12, 2015.

The notices will contain an extended protest date of June 12.

Please contact the Fort Bend Central Appraisal District, at 281-344-8623, with any questions or concerns.

Tax Bills
Fort Bend CAD does not collect or bill taxes. Please contact your taxing authority unless you have a question about exemptions or values.
Appraisal Capitalization Rate for Low Income Housing
Pursuant to Sec. 11.1825(r) of the Texas Property Tax Code, the Tax Appraisal District of Fort Bend County gives public notice of the capitalization rate to be used for tax year 2015 to value properties receiving exemptions under this section. Rent restricted properties vary widely. These variations can have an affect on the valuation of the property. A basic capitalization rate of 10.00% will be used to value these properties; although adjustments may be made based on the individual property characteristics and the information provided to the chief appraiser as required under Sections 11.182 (d) and (g), Property Tax Code.
Limiting residential photos, sketches or floor plans on the Internet
S.B. 541 adds Section 25.027 to the Tax Code prohibiting the posting of appraisal records on the Internet if the information is a photograph, sketch or floor plan of an improvement to real property that is designed primarily for use as a human residence. The prohibition does not apply to an aerial photograph that depicts five or more separately owned buildings. The bill is effective September 1, 2005, and affects homeowners and appraisal districts.


Our Mission Statement
The mission of Fort Bend Central Appraisal District is to achieve fair and equitable values among all classes of property by maintaining the highest standards in mass appraisal practices and maintaining accurate and complete property records. We are guided by the goals of providing quality service to the public, developing high-performance employees through continuing education and training, and by efficiently managing district growth through the use of technological tools which expedite the work flow and dissemination of information to the staff, taxing entities and the public. We are dedicated to serving the citizens of this community.
Contact Us
Chief Appraiser: Glen Whitehead
2801 B.F. Terry Blvd (FM 2218)
Rosenberg, TX 77471
(281) 344-8623
(281) 762-9666

Hours of Operation
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Tu 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
W 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Th 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
F 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


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