As we begin the process of field inspections the following School Districts are in the Reappraisal Plan for 2021:  Kaufman, Kemp, Mabank, Rockwall, Quinlan and Wills Point.  All properties in these entities will be visited by a KCAD appraiser along with any other property within Kaufman County that we believe may need inspection.

SCAM ALERT! FILING OF A HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION IS FREE. DO NOT BE TAKEN IN BY SOLICITORS REQUIRING A FEE TO FILE PAPERWORK FOR YOU. CALL THE APPRAISAL DISTRICT FOR MORE INFORMATION. WE ARE HERE TO HELP!

KAUFMAN CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT WILL BE CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2020 IN OBSERVANCE OF VETERANS DAY.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT THE KAUFMAN CAD STAFF IS UNABLE TO ISSUE E-FILE PIN NUMBERS WITHOUT PROOF OF IDENTITY.  THESE NUMBERS ARE CONFIDENTIAL.  NOT EVERYONE HAS ACCESS TO THEM.  SHOULD YOU NEED YOURS WE WILL NEED A PHOTO ID TO MATCH YOU WITH YOUR PROPERTY ADDRESS.

Welcome to Kaufman Central Appraisal District

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.

Our Mission: “Improving and maintaining the accuracy and uniformity of appraisals of all property in Kaufman County”. Kaufman CAD strives for excellence in the provision of quality appraisals with sensitivity to the cost of operations and also the interaction with property owners.

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Contact Information
(972) 932-6081
PO Box 819
Kaufman, TX 75142
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Chief Appraiser
Sarah Curtis
How QLess Works
Notice: The Appraisal District is giving public notice of the capitalization rate to be used each year to appraise property receiving an exemption under Section 11.1825 of the Property Tax Code for Organizations Constructing or Rehabilitating Low-Income Housing:  Property Not Previously Exempt. 2020 Low Income Housing Apartment Capitalization Rate:  9%