Tax Information

 2023 School Tax Freeze Ceiling Reduction - SB12

Texas voters passed Proposition 1 on May 7, 2022, which amended the Constitution authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction in the 2023 school tax ceiling (freeze) for property owners with 65 & older exemption, or those qualified disabled persons. Click here to review the top questions being asked of HCAD’s customer service staff about this process. For the enrolled copy of Senate Bill 12, click here.

Hockley CAD Active Taxing Units
Hockley County City of Anton
Anton Independent School District City of Ropesville
Levelland Independent School District City of Sundown
Ropes Independent School District City of Levelland
Smyer Independent School District City of Smyer
Whitharral Independent School District South Plains College District
Sundown Independent School District High Plains Underground Water Conservation District #1 (Armstrong, Bailey, Castro, Cochran, Crosby, Deaf Smith, Floyd, Hale, Lamb, Lubbock, Lynn, Parmer, Potter, Randall CAD)
  South Plains Underground Water Conservation District
(Terry CAD)



Understanding the Property Tax Process

Property Tax System Basics

Texas Property Tax Exemptions



ARB Hearing Procedures

Taxpayer Assistance Pamphlet

Taxpayer Bill of Rights

Basics of Appraising Property

The Collection Process

Local Review: Texas Taxpayer Review and the ARB

How's My Property Appraised?


To view the Texas Property Tax Code, visit the Texas Window on State Government Web site.


Adopted Tax Rates and Exemptions

2019 Tax Rates

2020 Tax Rates

2021 Tax Rates

2022 Tax Rates

2023 Tax Rates

Business Personal Property Depreciation Schedule

Low Income Housing Cap Rate


Preliminary Appraisal Rolls

2024 Preliminary Appraisal Roll

2024 Preliminary Mineral Appraisal Roll

2023 Preliminary Appraisal Roll

2023 Preliminary Mineral Appraisal Roll

2022 Preliminary Appraisal Roll

2022 Preliminary Mineral Appraisal Roll


Certified Appraisal Rolls

2023 Certified Appraisal Roll without SB2

2023 Certified Appraisal Roll with SB2

2023 Certified Mineral Appraisal Roll

2023 Top 10 Taxpayers


2022 Certified Appraisal Roll

2022 Certified Mineral Appraisal Roll

2022 Top 10 Taxpayers


2021 Certified Appraisal Roll

2021 Certified Mineral Roll

2021 Top 10 Taxpayers


2020 Certified Appraisal Roll

2020 Certified Mineral Roll


Hockley County Appraisal District has contracted with Pritchard & Abbott Inc. to prepare valuations of all oil and gas leases, telephone, gas and electric utility systems, cable television systems, pipeline systems, railroad companies, and industrial properties designated by the Chief Appraiser.  Under this contract, Prichard & Abbott Inc. also maintains a list of record owners of all producing oil and gas leases mentioned above, indicating the particular interest, or interests therein owned, including working interests and royalty interests.  Prichard & Abbott Inc. may be contacted at 4900 Overton Commons Court, Fort Worth, Texas 76132-3687, or by phone at 817.926.7861, or on their web site at