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Proposed Property Tax Rate for County of Gillespie 2018 Tax Year Notice
08/28/2018

The governing body of County of Gillespie proposes to use revenue attributable to the tax rate increase for the purpose of funding expenditures for maintenance and operations and to pay the increased cost of state mandated services. 

 

NOTICE OF 2018 TAX YEAR

PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE FOR

COUNTY OF GILLESPIE

A tax rate of $ 0.4081 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of County of Gillespie.  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 County of Gillespie proposes to use revenue attributable to the tax rate increase for the purpose of funding expenditures for maintenance and operations and to pay the increased cost of state mandated services.

 

  PROPOSED TAX RATE                      $ 0.4081 per $100

  PRECEDING YEAR’S TAX RATE        $ 0.3999 per $100

  EFFECTIVE TAX RATE                        $ 0.3870 per $100

  ROLLBACK TAX RATE                       $ 0.4292 per $100

 

The effective tax rate is the total tax rate needed to raise the same amount of property tax revenue for County of Gillespie 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 County of Gillespie 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:

Scott Fair

Chief Appraiser, Gillespie Central Appraisal District 

1159 S. Milam, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624

(830) 997-9807 chief@gillcad.org www.gillespiecad.org

 

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

First Hearing: September 5, 2018 at 5:15 p.m. at County Courthouse, 101 W Main, Fredericksburg, TX

Second Hearing: September 12, 2018 at 5:20 p.m. at County Courthouse, 101 W Main, Fredericksburg, TX 


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