Property, Sales & Use and Hotel Occupancy Tax Information

Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 8:00pm

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/

 

Click here for the Finance Department section.  If you have questions or require additional information contact Floyd Messick, Finance Director fmessick@bhtx.gov

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