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Property Tax

Property taxes are the primary source of government revenue in Texas. These are local taxes based on the value of the property that help to pay for public schools, city streets, county roads, police, fire protection, and many other services.

The Williamson County Tax Assessor-Collector's office currently handles the following:

    • Collection of property taxes for Williamson County and other taxing jurisdictions
    • Occupational License Tax (Georgetown office only)
    • Issuing of Tax Certificates(Georgetown office only)
    • Collection of Vehicle Inventory Tax (Georgetown office only)

Please note that the Williamson County Tax Collector only collects property tax for the County and other jurisdictions. We are not responsible for the setting of tax rates or determining property values.

Your tax rates are set by the governing bodies of the applicable taxing jurisdictions for your property. You are encouraged to express your views at your taxing jurisdiction’s tax rate public hearings.  These hearings are typically held in August and September.  Information about dates and times are posted in newspapers and on websites prior to the hearings.  You can find information about tax rates for jurisdictions throughout the County here: TAX RATE INFORMATION

Your taxes owed can be calculated as follows:

Property tax amount =  ( tax rate ) x ( taxable value of property )  /  100

The Williamson Central Appraisal District handles the following:

    • Determining taxable properties, their value and the taxable owner
    • Reviewing and granting Property Exemptions
    • Address and ownership changes
    • Mailing of Notices of Appraised Value
    • Property value protests
    • Taxing jurisdictions for particular properties
    • Webcast Videos

The Williamson Central Appraisal District is a separate local agency and is not part of Williamson County Government or the Williamson County Tax Assessor’s Office. The Williamson Central Appraisal District is located at 625 FM 1460, Georgetown TX 78626 and the contact number is 512-930-3787.


2021 Property Tax Information 

2021 Property tax statements will be mailed the week of October 18th. Property owners who have their taxes escrowed by their lender may view their billing information using our Search My Property program.

2021 property taxes must be paid in full on or before Monday, January 31, 2022, to avoid penalty and interest.

The delinquency date is Tuesday, February 1, 2022, and a 7% penalty and interest will be added on property accounts with outstanding balances. Taxpayers who are not able to pay the full amount by January 31st, are encouraged to pay as much as possible but will be subject to penalty interest on the remaining balance.

Accounts with an Over65 or Disabled Person exemption that have elected the Quarter Pay option and have made their 1st payment on or before January 31st are not assessed penalty and interest.

Quarter Payment Installment Plan 

Sec. 31.031 of the Property Tax Code allows individuals who are disabled/disabled veteran/ surviving spouse of a disabled veteran or at least 65 years of age and qualify for a homestead exemption, to choose an installment payment option on the property in which the homestead is claimed. Late payments will be charged penalty and interest per the Texas Property Tax Code.

Quarter Payment Installment Schedule:

  • 1st installment due - January 31
  • 2nd installment due - March 31
  • 3rd installment due - May 31
  • 4th and final installment due - July 31

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas State Comptroller Property Tax Information

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts 2020 Texas Property Tax Exemptions Publication

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Property Tax Calendar