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Tax Office

General Information
We are located east of Central Expressway, just north of Arapaho Road. From Central go east on Arapaho to the fourth red light which is International Parkway. Turn left on International. The first street you come to is Security Row. Turn left on Security. We are the second building on the left and we are located on the east end of the building.

Our contact information is:

                Alicia Stephenson, RTA – Tax Assessor/Collector

                970 Security Row

                Richardson TX 75081

                (469) 593-0500

                Fax (469) 593-0506

Regular office hours are Mon-Thu, 8:00am-4:30pm and Fri, 8:00am-4:00pm. Office hours are subject to change due to holiday and seasonal schedules.


Taxpayers now have the option to pay by CREDIT CARD, PayPal or
ECheck. Credit card payments may be made online or in person at
the Tax Office. There is a 3.2% fee charged on all credit card payments
and a $5.00 fee for ECheck paymentsPayPal payments and ECheck payments must be made online.

Click here to print a tax statement, tax receipt or view five years of
information for an account. 

Payments may be made in person at the Tax Office during our office hours or mailed to the address listed above.  There is also a drop box available for payments.  The drop box is located just to the left of the door to the Tax Office. Please make your checks payable to RISD. If you owe delinquent taxes on prior years and would like to set up a payment plan, you may contact our law firm at metro (817) 461-3344.


If you need any type of paid receipt, signed affidavit, etc. returned to you, you must provide a stamped self-addressed envelope. 

Appraisal Information
The Dallas Central Appraisal District furnishes the tax roll to RISD. The tax roll contains value information, owner name, mailing address and exemptions granted. If you have a question regarding any of this information, please contact DCAD at (214) 631-0910 or at

About Your Tax Statement
The 2015 tax statements were mailed in October 2015.  If you have an escrow with your
lender, the lender should request the tax statement for payment. All other statements will be sent to the property owner.  If you would like a copy of your tax statement, you may print one off this website (see above).  You may also call our office and we can mail, email or fax a tax statement to you.  If you receive a tax statement and you have an escrow with your lender, please contact your lender.

The 2015 tax statement covers taxes from January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015.
Payment is due upon receipt and is due no later than January 31, 2016.  A postmark of
January 31, 2016 is acceptable.  Payments postmarked after January 31st will be assessed penalty and interest.  A metered date is NOT considered a postmark.

We suggest you have the post office hand stamp the date on your envelope to guarantee a January postmark.  The same policy applies to each month thereafter.


All applications for exemptions may be obtained from the Dallas Central Appraisal District by calling (214) 631-0910 or online at their website  You may apply for

various exemptions: homestead, over-65, disability, disabled veteran, etc.  Please contact

them for information.

Installation Payments
If you have a disability exemption, an over-65 exemption or a disabled veterans exemption
on your homestead for 2015, you are eligible to pay your taxes in installments without penalty and interest, provided your payments are made on time.  Please call our office for more information (469) 593-0500.  We must have a signed contract and your first payment no later than January 31, 2016.  Please contact us as soon as possible.



Tax Office
970 Security Row
Richardson, Texas 75081
Fax 469-593-0506
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