Welcome to Caldwell County Appraisal District

Caldwell County Appraisal District will be closed
today January 31 and tomorrow February 1st due to inclement weather.

You can pay your taxes online at www.caldwellcad.org
Payments must be postmarked by January 31, 2023.

Only in person tax payments will be extended to February 2, 2023.


Currently accepting applications for Appraisal Review Board member term 2023 thru 2024.
Click here for more information and application.


Deadline to pay 2022 property taxes is January 31, 2023.
Penalties will begin on February 1, 2023.

You can make your payment via in person, mail, drive thru, or online.


Important Press Release

On November 8, 2022, Lockhart ISD asked voters to approve the “Penny Put-Back” VATRE, Voter Approved Tax Ratification Election. The voters did not approve the election. Lockhart ISD approved a resolution adopting a new tax rate of $1.1123, which is $.01 less than the previously adopted tax rate of $1.1223. As a result of this election you will have a 2022 Corrected Tax Statement(s). If you are mailing your payment please verify the correct amount prior to submitting your payment.


Caldwell County Appraisal District would like to notify county residents that
appraisal district staff will be performing reappraisals within the community.
All District staff will be in white vehicles with the Caldwell County Appraisal District logo on front doors.
All appraisal staff carry CCAD issued identification.

Texas Association of Appraisal Districts announced historic growth in Texas real estate values.  Read more click here.

Caldwell CAD leads in Innovation for Sheriff Tax Sale online auction.  Read more click here.

Texas homeowners assistance grants for delinquent property taxes & late mortgage payments. Read more click here.

See important more news at bottom of this page.


Detailed breakdown about your Property Taxes



Interactive map to find Owner, Property ID, Address, etc.



Property Records Search
and Tax Payments


customer survey

Customer Service Survey


contact us

Have a questions for us?
Use this form to contact us



Tax Sales in Caldwell County



All taxing entities within Caldwell County Appraisal District



Local and State Tax Forms



Public Information


List of projects soliciting bids



Information for 9-1-1 system



Property Tax Code



Check our current
job openings


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.

Caldwell Appraisal District is responsible for appraising all real and business personal property within Caldwell County and parts of four surrounding counties. The district appraises property according to the Texas Property Tax Code and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP).


Click the following videos to learn more about Caldwell County Appraisal District:

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Our Mission

The mission of the Caldwell County Appraisal District is to discover, list and appraise all property located within the boundaries of the district in an accurate, ethical and impartial manner in an effort to estimate the market value of each property and achieve uniformity and equity between classes of properties.  This will be accomplished by maintaining the highest standards in appraisal practices and law, guided by the goals of providing quality service to the taxpayers and taxing entities and by developing personnel who are professional and knowledgeable.


The Appraisal District does not set tax rates.  The tax rates are set by each individual taxing entity.

Important Notice Information and News

2022 Appraisal Notices have been mailed April 29, 2022 for most properties.
Protest Deadline is May 31, 2022.

2021 Tax Rates data sheet has been updated now.

Remember to turn in your Homestead applications.

The 2022 Appraisal Values were certified as of July 18, 2022.

You may apply for the 2023 Tax Year for AG applications.
 Please see new requirements.

Processing of Deeds for Ownership changes are currently as of recorded date OCTOBER 31, 2022.

All property splits & subdivision created after March 22, 2022 will be split for 2023 tax year.
These splits and new accounts will not create a 2022 tax bill.


Informative Videos

How to Present Your Case at
Appraisal Review Board Hearing
  Small Businesses:
How to Present Your Case at
Appraisal Review Board Hearing

Informative Documents

  Tax Payer Remedies
  How to Pay Taxes Online

Useful Links

  Texas Comptroller website
  Lockhart Chamber of Commerce

Luling Chamber of Commerce

  Linebarger Grogan Blair Simpson, LLP Delinquent Tax Attorneys
  Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins Mott, LLP Delinquent Tax Attorneys
  Capitol Appraisal Group LLC - Minerals & Utility Appraisals