Appraisal & Collection

Appraisal
Properties located within the City of Kennedale, to include residential, commercial, industrial, farm, mineral, etc., are appraised by the Tarrant Appraisal District (TAD). There are numerous important dates and deadlines during the tax year; however, the most notable are outlined below.
  • April 30: Last day to file an exemption application at Tarrant Appraisal District.
  • May 31: Last day to file a protest with TAD for the current year.
  • July 25: The Chief Appraiser certifies the appraisal roll to the taxing units
  • July 31: This is the last day to make final payment on a payment plan.
  • September 30: All tax rates must be set by taxing units.
To appeal the appraisal of a property, search property appraisal values, make application for an exemption/deferral or inquire about other appraisal-related items, please direct your questions to the Tarrant Appraisal District, 2500 Handley-Ederville Road, Fort Worth, TX 76118, (817) 284-0024.

Collection
City of Kennedale taxes are collected by the Tarrant County Tax Office. There are numerous important dates and deadlines during the tax year; however, the most notable are outlined below.
  • October 1: The current collection period begins. Tax Bills are mailed on or as soon as possible thereafter this date, throughout the county to real and personal property owners.
  • February 1: Penalty and interest charges begin to accrue on taxes for the preceding year. Penalty begins at 6% and increases monthly to a maximum of 12% in July. Interest begins to accrue at the rate of 1% per month until the account is paid in full.
  • July 1: All delinquent accounts for the current year are turned over to the tax attorneys for collection. A collection penalty of 15% of the total unpaid balance is added to the current delinquent accounts.
You may pay your taxes, search property tax accounts, estimate taxes and renew automobile registration by directing your questions to the Tarrant County Tax Office, 100 East Weatherford Street, Fort Worth, TX 76196, (817) 884-1111.