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TCAD’s office building at 850 E. Anderson Lane

For the first time in three years, the Travis Central Appraisal District (TCAD) certified the appraisal roll by July 20, the statutory deadline.

Certifying the appraisal rolls on time is critically important for the 136 taxing jurisdictions that TCAD services. Taxing jurisdictions rely on a timely certified roll to establish the total value of their tax base. That data is needed for jurisdictions to prepare their annual budgets and set tax rates for the coming year.

The goal was achieved despite an alarming number of resignations by appointed Appraisal Review Board (ARB) members.

Read the full story at The Austin Bulldog.

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