The County’s taxable value is down just under 11%. Rockdale ISD lost over 35%. All other taxing entities experienced an increase in taxable value.
Land and residences increased in value approximately 10%. Oil and gas values increased by 37%. The largest change was industrial value, which dropped by 90%.
The ARB protests are mostly complete, with just a few remaining hearings to come in August. There were approximately 1550 protests filed this summer. The District normally averages 1200 protests in a year.
“Overall, 2018 was successful year for the Appraisal District. We met all of our goals for finishing the appraisal roll. Now it’s on to 2019, and we are excited and eager to see what it brings.”
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