Texas Tax Code
Sec. § 11.434
Late Application for a School Exemption


(a)

The chief appraiser shall accept or deny an application for a school exemption under Section 11.21 (Schools) after the filing deadline provided by Section 11.43 (Application for Exemption) if the application is filed not later than December 31 of the fifth year after the year in which the taxes for which the exemption is claimed were imposed.

(b)

The chief appraiser may not approve a late application for an exemption filed under this section if the taxes imposed on the property for the year for which the exemption is claimed are paid before the application is filed.

(c)

If a late application is approved after approval of the appraisal records for the year for which the exemption is granted, the chief appraiser shall notify the collector for each taxing unit in which the property was taxable in the year for which the exemption is granted. The collector shall deduct from the school’s tax bill the amount of tax imposed on the property for that year if the tax has not been paid and any unpaid penalties and accrued interest relating to that tax. The collector may not refund taxes, penalties, or interest paid on the property for which an exemption is granted under this section.

(d)

Repealed by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 449, Sec. 5, eff. June 18, 1999.
Added by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 836, Sec. 6.3, eff. Sept. 1, 1991. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1411, Sec. 7, eff. June 20, 1997; Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 449, Sec. 2, 5, eff. June 18, 1999.
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