Sec. 11.431. LATE APPLICATION FOR HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION. (a) The chief appraiser shall accept and approve or deny an application for a residence homestead exemption, including an exemption under Section 11.131 or 11.132 for the residence homestead of a disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a disabled veteran or an exemption under Section 11.133 for the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed in action, after the deadline for filing it has passed if it is filed not later than one year after the delinquency date for the taxes on the homestead.
(b) If a late application is approved after approval of the appraisal records by the appraisal review board, the chief appraiser shall notify the collector for each unit in which the residence is located. The collector shall deduct from the person's tax bill the amount of tax imposed on the exempted amount if the tax has not been paid. If the tax has been paid, the collector shall refund the amount of tax imposed on the exempted amount. A person is not required to apply for a refund under this subsection to receive the refund.
Added by Acts 1981, 67th Leg., 1st C.S., p. 132, ch. 13, Sec. 42, eff. Jan. 1, 1982. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 650, Sec. 1, eff. June 20, 2003.
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1405 (H.B. 3613), Sec. 1(d), eff. June 19, 2009.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1222 (S.B. 516), Sec. 3, eff. January 1, 2012.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 122 (H.B. 97), Sec. 4, eff. January 1, 2014.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 138 (S.B. 163), Sec. 4, eff. January 1, 2014.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 481 (S.B. 1760), Sec. 4, eff. January 1, 2016.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1236 (S.B. 1296), Sec. 21.002(27), eff. September 1, 2015.Section: Previous 11.41 11.42 11.421 11.422 11.423 11.424 11.43 11.431 11.432 11.433 11.434 11.435 11.436 11.437 11.438 Next
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