Helpful Resources

Dallas Central Appraisal District

Dallas Central Appraisal District (DCAD) is responsible for appraising property for the purpose of ad valorem property tax assessment on behalf of the 61 local governing bodies in Dallas County.

Collin County Central Appraisal District

The mission of the Collin Central Appraisal District is to appraise all property in the Collin County Appraisal District at market value equally and uniformly, and to communicate that value annually to each taxpayer and taxing jurisdiction.

Denton Appraisal District

The mission of the Denton Central Appraisal District is to appraise property for property taxation and maintain 100% of market value, allowing local funding for the school districts and ensuring that appraisals are performed in an equal and uniform manner in order that taxpayers pay only their fair share of the property tax burden.

Tarrant Appraisal District

The official Tarrant Appraisal District web site.

Texas Property Tax Law

The official documentation on the Texas Property Tax Law from the State of Texas for 2019.

Texas Property Tax Code

The full Texas Property Tax Code for 2019. Click to read the official documentation from the State of Texas.

Texas Comptroller's Office

The Comptroller is the chief steward of the state's finances, acting as tax collector, chief accountant, chief revenue estimator and chief treasurer for all of state government.

Property Tax Calendar

This calendar shows important property tax deadlines for appraisal districts, taxing units, and property owners set forth in the Tax Code.

MLS Residential Home Sale Data

Your 2023 Appraised Value is based off of home sales that occurred in 2022. Thus, when looking to see if your home is appropriately valued, you will need to examine the sales activity in 2022.

Unemployment Insurance (UI) Taxes

Unemployment Insurance (UI) is a federal-state program jointly financed through Federal and state employer payroll taxes (federal/state UI tax).

Employment Tax Forms

Instructions are included with the form unless otherwise noted.

W-2 Online

Create, save, print, and submit Forms W-2 and W-2c online.

Business Expenses

This article is a straightforward guide regarding Business Expenses, including what kinds of expenses you can deduct, costs of goods sold, capital expenses, expenses relating to business use of your personal property, and more.

Business Tax Credits

Your general business credit for the year consists of your carryforward of business credits from prior years plus the total of your current year business credits.

Employment Tax Publications

IRS publications concerning employment taxes.

Overview of Employment Taxes

This article is a summary of the types of employment taxes, filing requirements, questions, and answers- plus links to additional information from the IRS.

Tax Calendar for Small Businesses and Self-Employed

View due dates and actions for each month. Print, download, or view online calendars of important tax dates for small businesses and the self-employed.

Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop

The Small Business Taxes: The Virtual Workshop is composed of nine interactive lessons designed to help new small business owners learn their tax rights and responsibilities.

SSN Verification

There are two Internet verification options you can use to verify that your employee names and Social Security numbers (SSN) match Social Security's records.

Standard Mileage Rates for 2022

This notice provides the 2022 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving purposes.

Affordable Care Act Tax Provisions

The following is a list of provisions now in effect.

Social Security Benefits May be Taxable

IRS Tax Tip 2022-22, February 9, 2022: The IRS reminds taxpayers receiving Social Security benefits that they may have to pay federal income tax on a portion of those benefits.

Tax Information for Parents

Parents have special tax situations and benefits. Understand how that affects you and your taxes.

Farmers and ranchers hit hard by drought may be eligible for extension of tax relief

IRS Tax Tip 2022-152, October 4, 2022: Farmers and ranchers forced to sell livestock because of drought conditions may have more time to replace their livestock and defer tax on any gains from the forced sales.

Here are the different ways people can pay their federal taxes

IRS Tax Tip 2022-45, March 23, 2022: Here are six ways people who owe taxes can pay it.

IRS Can Help Taxpayers Get Form W-2

IRS Tax Tip 2018-30, February 27, 2018: Most taxpayers got their Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, by the end of January. Taxpayers need their W-2s to file an accurate tax returns, as the form shows an employee’s income and taxes withheld for the year.

Make the First Stop for Tax Help

IR-2022-35, February 16, 2022: Tax help is available anytime at has a variety of online tools, applications, and resources available to help people prepare and file their taxes or help with refund tracking.

Choosing the Correct Filing Status

IRS Tax Tip 2021-51, April 15, 2021: It’s important to use the right filing status when you file your tax return. The status you choose can affect the amount of tax you owe for the year.