Property Tax

We urge our customers to take advantage of processing their Motor Vehicle Transactions and Property Tax Payments online at this website.

Quick Guide for Paying Property Taxes

Downtown Administration
Records Building – 500 Elm Street, Suite 3300, Dallas, TX 75202
Telephone: (214) 653-7811 • Fax: (214) 653-7888
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To ensure property taxes are applied to the proper account, as quickly as possible, please adhere to the following:

  • Include the Property Account number(s) on the FACE of the check stub
  • Pay ALL taxes with ONE check per property.
  • When paying multiple accounts with ONE check, include a list of property account numbers and respective amounts
  • Pay ONLY taxes collected by Dallas County Tax Office
  • NO cover letter is required.
  • NO staples, paperclips or tape
  • NO backup information required

Make checks payable and mail tax payments to:

John R. Ames CTA
Dallas County Tax Office
PO Box 139066
Dallas, TX 75313-9066

Research Exemptions, History and Jurisdictions:

  1. Go to,
  2. click on Property Tax Lookup/Payment Application on the Property Tax dropdown,
  3. scroll down and click Search for Your Property Here.

Additional research can be done on the following appraisal district websites:

Local Appraisal Districts
Collin Central Appraisal District469-742-9200
Dallas Central Appraisal
Denton Central Appraisal
Ellis Appraisal District972-937-3552
Kaufman Central Appraisal
Rockwall Central Appraisal
Tarrant Appraisal

Questions? - Contact our Customer Care Center: 214-653-7811