Ann Harris Bennett
Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector & Voter Registrar

The following Harris County Tax Office locations are open tomorrow Friday, July 12, 2024: Downtown office at 1001 Preston, Mickey Leland at 7300 N. Shepherd Drive, and Bellaire at 6000 Chimney Rock Road. All other Tax Office branches are closed due to continued power outages. Appointments will be rescheduled. Visit www.hctax.net for updates.

Property Tax Overpayments and Outstanding Refund Checks

Overview

The Tax Office holds unclaimed property tax overpayments made within the last three years and outstanding (uncashed) refund checks.

You can use the search tools in the tabs on the left to find if you are owed money. Then, complete the Application for Property Tax Refund for a refund of your overpayment. To have a refund check reissued, complete the Request for Replacement Refund Check. After your request has been reviewed and supporting documentation has been verified, the Tax Office will notify you whether your request has been approved. Refunds over $5,000 must also be approved by Commissioners Court.

Property Tax Overpayments

Only overpayments received within the last three years are included in the database. If you believe you may be due a refund complete the Application For Property Tax Refund or call 713-274-8160.

Outstanding Refund Checks

This database only includes uncashed refund checks (outstanding for more than 90 days) which have not been escheated to the State or County Treasurer.

If you find your name, you will need to download the Request for Replacement Refund[s] Check form. Mail the completed and signed form to:
Ann Harris Bennett, Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector
P.O. Box 4520
Houston, Texas
77210-4520

Enter the Name:

Unclaimed Monies

Visit the Texas State Comptroller's Web site to search State unclaimed property databases at www.window.state.tx.us For unclaimed monies under $100, please call the Harris County Treasurer's Office at 713-755-5120.

CONTACT THE HARRIS COUNTY TAX OFFICE
Main Telephone Number:
713-274-8000
Military Help Desk:
713-274- HERO (4376)
Hours:
Downtown and Branch Offices normal hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM through 4:30 PM

Location of Branch Offices:
All branch locations can be found on our homepage
Customer Service E-mail Address:
tax.office@hctx.net (Property tax questions only)
Automobile Title/License:
Ann Harris Bennett Tax Assessor-Collector
P.O. Box 4089 Houston, Texas 77210-4089
Autotdmv@hctx.net

Property Tax Payments:
Ann Harris Bennett Tax Assessor-Collector
P.O. Box 4622 Houston, Texas 77210-4622
Property Tax Correspondence:
Ann Harris Bennett Tax Assessor-Collector
P.O. Box 4663 Houston, Texas 77210-4663

Open Government

In our commitment to open government, we invite open records requests in writing. Click here to access an Open Records Request form.
Once you have completed the form listing the requested information, you may mail it to:
Harris County Tax Office,
P.O. Box 2109.
Houston, Texas 77210-2109.

Please do not include open records requests with any other Tax Office correspondence.