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 2017.

Texas Property Tax Code

The full Texas Property Tax Code for 2017. 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 2019 Appraised Value is based off of home sales that occurred in 2018. Thus, when looking to see if your home is appropriately valued, you will need to examine the sales activity in 2018.

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 2019

This notice provides the 2019 standard mileage rates for taxpayers to use in computing the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving expense 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 2017-13, February 13, 2017: If taxpayers receive Social Security benefits, they may have to pay federal income tax on part of those benefits. These IRS tips will help taxpayers determine if they need to do so.

Check Out These Tax Benefits for Parents

IRS Tax Tip 2017-15, February 15, 2017: Taxpayers with children may qualify for certain tax benefits. Parents should consider child-related tax benefits when filing their federal tax return.

Ten Key Tax Tips for Farmers and Ranchers

IRS Tax Tip 2016-15, February 8, 2016: Farms include ranches, ranges and orchards. While some may raise cattle, poultry or fish and others grow fruits or vegetables, all will report their farm income on Schedule F, Profit or Loss from Farming.

Tips to Remember When Paying Federal Taxes

IRS Tax Tip 2017-45, April 11, 2017: Here are some key points when paying taxes this year.

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 IRS.gov the First Stop for Tax Help

IRS Tax Tip 2017-30, March 15, 2017: Tax help is available anytime at IRS.gov. The official IRS website offers quick access to information and helpful tax tools. Taxpayers may find that IRS.gov is the best “go-to” place for answers to many tax questions.

Choosing the Correct Filing Status

IRS Tax Tip 2017-07, February 1, 2017: 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.