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Galveston County, TX Property Tax Information

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Sample Property Tax Report for a Galveston County, TX property


The Texas Tax Code represents the main legal document regarding taxation in the State of Texas. Property tax is determined at local levels, being used for paying for services such as schools, hospitals or colleges.

Market Value

Market value has been defined by The Supreme Court as the sale price of real estate as agreed upon between a willing buyer and willing seller, with neither being under duress to buy or sell.

Land homesite value $0
Improvement value + $212,760
Agriculture market value + $2,194,160
Market value = $2,406,920
Appraised Value

Establishing appraised value of a property represents the first step towards determining it's taxable value. The appraised value is calculated by using the Agricultural/Timber Use Value instead of the agriculture or timber market value. If there are no such values, then appraised value will be equal to market value.

Market value $2,406,920
Agricultural market value - $2,194,160
Agricultural use value + $94,990
Appraised value = $307,750
Assessed Value

The second step is determining the property's assessed value which is obtained by subtracting the homestead cap loss value from the appraised value. This apply only in the case of residential homestead, when the assessment increase, and this is limited to a maximum of 10%.

Assessed value = $307,750
Property Tax

Property tax is calculated by multiplying the taxable value with the corresponding tax rates and is an estimate of what an owner not benefiting of any exemptions would pay.

A variety of property tax exemptions are available in Texas State, and these may be deducted from the assessed value to give the property's taxable value.

This property currently benefits from the following exemptions: AG (Agriculture Use); EX (Exempt Property); Unfortunately, we do not have information about these amounts. Therefore, the taxable value will be equal to the assessed value.

Actual taxes might differ from the figures displayed here due to various abatement and financial assistance programs.

Tax description Assessed value Tax rate Tax amount
Dickinson Isd $307,750 * 1.5400% = $4,739.35
Galveston County $307,750 * 0.5837% = $1,796.34
College Of The Mainland $307,750 * 0.2212% = $680.77
City Of Texas City $307,750 * 0.4530% = $1,394.11
Galveston County Road And Flood $307,750 * 0.0061% = $18.77
Property tax $307,750 * 2.8040% = $8,629.34

For more information please visit Galveston County's Auditor and Treasurer or look up this property's current valuation and tax situation here.


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