More information Regarding Rains ISD Tax Ratification Election


2021 Notice of Appraised Values


Office lobby is open for payments 8:00 am-4:30 pm M-Th and Friday 8:00 am-4:00 pm.  We are closed through the lunch hour from 12:00 pm-1:00 pm during June and July.  We are limiting the occupancy in the lobby.  If there are more than 3 people in the lobby, please wait outside or call for assistance.


Proposed Tax Rates available online for Rains County Property Owners

Senate Bill 2, 86th Legislative Session made several significant changes to the Truth-in-Taxation process.

Most property owners know that their property market values are part of the equation to determine their property tax bill, but the tax rate plays a role in that calculation.

This is the second year Rains County property owners can review proposed, no new tax and voter approved rates; the impact they could have on their property tax bill online at

The Appraisal District mailed out postcards with the information provided however, the post card gave the wrong landing page for the site.  Please note the website for this information is

We apologize for the mix-up, but you can visit our webpage, and it will direct the property owner to the correct site.

The website allows a property owner to type in their address, name, or property ID to review the proposed rates for all the taxing entities within Rains County that pertain to their property.  The website also breaks down how much of their tax bill goes to each entity, shows the impact of the proposed rates on their tax bill, along with public comments.  The site list upcoming hearings that owners can attend also

New TNT Information    TNT Notice of Public Hearings



Making Tax Payments

Payment options include:   mailing your payment,  pay online at our website or call 1-866-539-2020.  You will need the Bureau Code :  2061175 when paying by phone.

Thank you for your patience during this time.  We apologize for any inconvenience this could cause.


Welcome to Rains County Appraisal District!

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

Rains Appraisal District is responsible for the fair market appraisal of properties within each of the following taxing entities:

Rains CAD Taxing Entities
Rains County City of Emory
Rains ISD City of Point
Miller Grove ISD Rains Co. Emergency Dist. #1
City of East Tawakoni Lone Oak ISD
Alba Golden ISD