Within this site you will find general information about the District and the ad valorem property tax system in Texas, as well as information regarding specific properties within the district.
Swisher Appraisal District is responsible for appraising all real and business personal property within Swisher County. The district appraises property according to the Texas Property Tax Code and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP).
Swisher Appraisal District is responsible for the fair market appraisal of properties within each of the following taxing entities:
|City of Tulia||Tulia ISD|
|City of Happy||Happy ISD|
|City of Kress||Kress ISD|
|Swisher Memorial Hospital District||Swisher County|
|Mackenzie Municipal Water Authority|
The duties of the appraisal district include:
Tax rates and ultimately the amount of taxes levied on property are determined by governing bodies of each of the taxing authorities. Mineral, utility, and industrial accounts are appraised for the district by Pritchard & Abbott, Inc. in Dallas, Texas. Real estate and personal property accounts are appraised locally by the district.