A tax rate of $0.550764 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of the City of La Marque. Citizens are urged to attend and express your views at the upcoming public hearings.
A tax rate of $0.550764 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of City of La Marque. 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 La Marque proposes to use revenue attributable to the tax rate increase for the purpose of additional personnel, debts, and capital to meet the needs of the community.
PROPOSED TAX RATE
$0.550764 per $100
PRECEDING YEAR'S TAX RATE
$0.490764 per $100
EFFECTIVE TAX RATE
$0.464697 per $100
ROLLBACK TAX RATE
$0.553554 per $100
The effective tax rate is the total tax rate needed to raise the same amount of property tax revenue for City of La Marque from the same properties in both the 2018 tax year and the 2019 tax year.
The rollback tax rate is the highest tax rate that City of La Marque 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:
Cheryl E. Johnson, PCC
Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector
GCTO, 722 Moody, Galveston, Texas 77550
You are urged to attend and express your views at the following public hearings on the proposed tax rate:
First Hearing: August 19, 2019 at 6:00 PM at 1109-B Bayou Road, La Marque, Texas 77568.
Second Hearing: August 26, 2019 at 6:00 PM at 1109-B Bayou Road, La Marque, Texas 77568.