Appraisal District News

Notice of Low Income Cap Rate
The Texas Property Tax Code requires all property to be appraised at one hundred percent (100%) market value. Also in the Code the Chief Appraiser is required to use the income method to appraise property qualified as low income housing under Section11.1825. Specifically the appraiser must consider the restrictions on who may rent the property and the amount of rent to be charged. As of January 31 of each year the District must give public notice of the cap rate to be used on all qualified low income housing properties. The 2020 capitalization rate for Jackson Central Appraisal District is 9.5%.

Public Service Announcement – 2019
The Jackson Central Appraisal District has announced the following public notice: Click here to view.

JCAD Featured in Texas Comptroller Publication – October 1, 2017
Jackson Central Appraisal District has been featured in this quarter’s Property Tax Today for our informational videos. Click here to see our videos available on our Public Information page.

2019-2020 Holidays

Veterans Day – November 11, 2019

Thanksgiving – November 28-29, 2019

Christmas – December 24-26, 2019

New Years – December 31, 2019 – January 1, 2020

President’s Day – February 17, 2020

Good Friday – April 10, 2020

Memorial Day – May 25, 2020

Independence Day – July 3, 2020

Labor Day – September 6, 2020


Jackson Central Appraisal District

404 North Allen Street
Edna, Texas 77957
Phone: 361.782.7115

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Important Dates

April 15
Rendition statements on all personal property accounts must be filed.
April 30
Last day to file an exemption application.
May 15
Last day to file a protest.
July 25
The Chief Appraiser certifies the appraisal roll to the taxing units.
August 17*
Board of Director’s annual budget meeting

*Subject to change.