MEDIA ADVISORY | February 6, 2020

Media Contact
Cynthia Martinez
Communications Officer
Travis Central Appraisal District
cmartinez@tcadcentral.org
512-834-9317 ext. 226

TRAVIS CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT TO HOST HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION TOWN HALL

AUSTIN, Texas – The Travis Central Appraisal District will host a Homestead Exemption Town Hall on Saturday, Feb. 8, to educate local property owners on how to use exemptions to lower their property taxes. Travis County Tax Assessor-Collector Bruce Elfant and Texas State Senator Kirk Watson will be in attendance to discuss property tax deferrals, payment plans, and how to claim an exemption on a property that was inherited without a will. Assistance will be available for property owners to complete and submit exemption applications at the event.

WHO:              Chief Appraiser Marya Crigler, Travis Central Appraisal District
                                    Travis County Tax Assessor-Collector Bruce Elfant
                                    Texas State Senator Kirk Watson

WHAT:             Homestead Exemption Town Hall

WHEN:             Saturday, Feb. 8th
                                    10am

WHERE:           Conley-Guerrero Senior Activity Center
                                    808 Nile Street

WHY:               To educate Travis County property owners on how homestead exemptions can help lower their property taxes and provide assistance with completing their applications.

About the Travis Central Appraisal District

The mission of Travis Central Appraisal District, in accordance with the Texas Constitution and the laws of the state, is to provide accurate appraisal of all property in Travis County at one hundred percent market value, equally and uniformly, in a professional, ethical, economical and courteous manner, working to ensure that each taxpayer pays only their fair share of the property tax burden. For more information, please visit www.traviscad.org

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