To courteously and professionally serve the taxing units of County by providing equal and uniform appraisals of all properties whereby efficient assessment and collections services will be performed on behalf of participating taxing units in compliance with the statutes of the Texas Property Tax Code.
The Jeff Davis County Appraisal District appraises property for ad valorem taxation of these taxing authorities.
Jeff Davis County
Fort Davis Independent School District
Valentine Independent School District
The duties of the appraisal district include:
The determination of market value of taxable property
The administration of exemptions and special valuations authorized by the local entities and the State of Texas
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 Thomas Y Pickett. Real estate and personal property accounts are appraised locally by the district.