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Property Tax Rates

Notice of 2018 Tax Year Proposed Property Tax Rate for City of Arlington, TX

A tax rate of $0.634800 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of City of Arlington, Texas. This rate exceeds the lower of the effective or rollback tax rate, and state law requires that two public hearings be held by the governing body before adopting the proposed tax rate.

The governing body of City of Arlington, Texas proposes to use revenue attributable to the tax rate increase for the purpose of funding increased health insurance costs and compensation for employees.

    • PROPOSED TAX RATE………………….. $0.634800 per $100
    • PRECEDING YEAR’S TAX RATE………… $0.639800 per $100
    • EFFECTIVE TAX RATE…………………… $0.600528 per $100
    • ROLLBACK TAX RATE…………………… $0.654234 per $100

The effective tax rate is the total tax rate needed to raise the same amount of property tax revenue for City of Arlington, Texas from the same properties in both the 2017 tax year and the 2018 tax year.

The rollback tax rate is the highest tax rate that City of Arlington, Texas may adopt before voters are entitled to petition for an election to limit the rate that may be approved to the rollback rate.

YOUR TAXES OWED UNDER ANY OF THE ABOVE RATES CAN BE CALCULATED AS FOLLOWS:

property tax amount = (rate) x (taxable value of your property) / 100

For assistance or detailed information about tax calculations, please contact:

Trina Freeman
City of Arlington, Texas tax assessor-collector
101 S. Mesquite St., Arlington TX 76010
817-459-6259
Trina.Freeman@arlingtontx.gov

You are urged to attend and express your views at the following public hearings on the proposed tax rate:

First Hearing:  Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Arlington Municipal Building, Council Chamber in the Municipal Building, 101 W. Abram Street, Arlington, Texas 76010.

Second Hearing:  Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Arlington Municipal Building, Council Chamber in the Municipal Building, 101 W. Abram Street, Arlington, Texas 76010.