News and Events

 

TEMPORARY EXEMPTION PROPERTY DAMAGED BY DISASTER 

Due to Winter Storm Uri, Governor Abbott declared the entire state of Texas as a disaster area on 2/12/2021. Property owners may qualify for a temporary disaster exemption if they had physical damage to their property due to the freeze. This exemption is not automatic. Be prepared to show proof of damage, such as repair estimates, photos and insurance claims. Property must have been damaged by at least 15%. THE DEADLINE FOR FILING IS 5/28/2021. Use form 50-312.



Sulphur Springs ISD collects taxes for: 

Sulphur Springs ISD (for questions, please contact (903) 885-2153).



Submission of 2021 BPP Renditions Online 

If you have an existing BPP account, you can look up your account on www.myswdata.com/hopkins and submit your 2021 business personal property rendition on-line. Filing is mandatory and failure to do so will result in a 10% penalty.



Online Protests 

Online protests can only be filed if: 1) the property is classified as residential-single family; 2) the property is your residential homestead with a homestead exemption on the account; and 3) you do not have a designated agent representing you.



NEW (2014) LAW FOR HOMESTEAD APPLICATIONS 

Must provide Texas Driver's License or state ID card. All addresses must match. For details contact (903) 885-2173.



Hopkins County collects taxes for: 

Hopkins County, Memorial Hospital, City of Como, Como-Pickton CISD, City of Cumby, Cumby ISD, Miller Grove ISD, North Hopkins ISD, Saltillo ISD, Sulphur Bluff ISD, Winnsboro ISD and Yantis ISD (for questions, please contact (903) 438-4063).



FREEPORT EXEMPTION 

ENTITIES OFFER FREEPORT EXEMPTION:SULPHUR SPRINGS ISD AND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL



City of Sulphur Springs collects taxes for: 

City of Sulphur Springs (for questions, please contact (903) 885-7541).



As of 7/15/2016 

OUR MAPS ARE NOW AVAILABLE ON-LINE.



Appraisal Notices 

In accordance with Sec 25.19 (e) - Notices will be sent to those whose value has increased more than $1,000, new owners or those that request a notice.



2021 Business Personal Property Renditions 

THE HOPKINS COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT REMINDS BUSINESSES THAT RENDITIONS WILL BE MAILED OUT AROUND JANUARY 4th, 2021. PLEASE REMEMBER TO RENDER TAXABLE PROPERTY BY APRIL 15TH, 2021 TO AVOID PENALTY. These forms may be submitted on-line if you have an existing BPP account.



****WARNING**** 

BEWARE OF PERSONS OR BUSINESSES CHARGING A FEE FOR PROPERTY TAX FORMS INCLUDING THE HOMESTEAD APPLICATION. IF YOU RECEIVE A LETTER OFFERING TO HELP YOU WITH FILING FORMS FOR A FEE, PLEASE CALL THE APPRAISAL DISTRICT. ANY FORM THAT IS OFFERED BY THE COMPTROLLER'S OFFICE IS FREE AT OUR OFFICE. ASSISTANCE IN COMPLETING THE FORM IS FREE AS WELL. THANK YOU!!!