Job Opening for Appraisers

APPRAISERS WANTED                                                  The Ellis Appraisal District is hiring! We are a fast paced and growing customer service-oriented district with career path opportunities.  We inspect real estate using imagery, do field inspections […]

For 2021 Proposed Tax Rate information visit in August/September

New Legislation: In August of 2020, if you were a property owner listed in EAD’s records, you received a postcard directing you to a website,, where each property owner could find information on their property. There was also information about each taxing unit’s proposed tax rates and posted hearings about adopting their tax rates. […]

Gov. Gregg Abbott – Q & A on Tax Rates and Valuation

Gov. Greg Abbott is encouraging tax authorities to cut property tax rates, not raise them | Excerpt Q & A: Property owners are getting their annual appraisals, many with values that are going up. The state legislature passed a cap on how much those tax rates could go up, but the Texas Municipal […]

Rendition Deadline Extended to May 15. Click to read more.

March 31, 2020 Ellis Appraisal District Grants Business Owners 30 Day Rendition Extension Waxahachie – If you own a business in Ellis County and have tangible personal property used to produce income such as office equipment, inventory, and the like, you must report that property to the Ellis Appraisal District annually.  While the deadline to file […]

EAD Closure Dates for 2020

The Ellis Appraisal District will be closed to the public on the following days. We hope the website will be helpful to you while we are unavailable to personally serve you. Date Day Holiday/Event 1-Jan-2020 Wednesday New Years Day 20-Jan-2020 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day 17-Feb-2020 Monday Presidents Day TBD – 2020 TBD PR Workshop/Training […]