Property, Sales & Use and Hotel Occupancy Tax Information
City Tax Rate Information
Property Tax Rate
The property tax rate for the City of Balcones Heights is made up of two components: Maintenance & Operations and Debt Service. For Fiscal Year 2017-18 the Maintenance & Operations tax rate is 55.529 cents per $100 of taxable value. The Debt Service tax rate is .02771 cents per $100 of taxable value. Combined, these two tax rates equal the City’s Property Tax Rate of .583 cents per $100 of taxable property value.
Sales & Use Tax
The current Sales Tax rate for the City of Balcones Heights is 8.25%. It is distributed as follows: 6.25% to the State of Texas; 1% to City of Balcones Heights; .5% to the Balcones Heights Crime Control District; and .5% to San Antonio Metropolitan Transit Authority. For more information on Sales and Use Tax including the monthly amount distributed to the City, see http://window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/sales/index.html
Hotel Occupancy Tax
The current Hotel Occupancy Tax rate for the City of Balcones Heights is 14.75%. It is levied on every room night charge and is distributed as follows: 7% to City of Balcones Heights; 6% to the State of Texas; and 1.75% to Bexar County. For more information on Hotel Occupancy Tax including the monthly amount distributed to the City, see https://comptroller.texas.gov/taxes/hotel/