Find Local Tax Data
More than 4,000 separate taxing jurisdictions impose property tax to fund their operations. Learn more about the rules that exist for local taxing entities authorized to assess property tax in the Comptroller’s Truth-in-Taxation guides.
Property Tax Report
The Comptroller’s office publishes a report detailing property tax imposed by local governments. The Property Tax Report provides details on rate and collection information for local taxing entities that collect property tax in Texas.
The Comptroller’s office provides a number of tools geared to keep you informed.
Sales Tax Rate Locator
The Comptroller’s sales tax rate locator allows Texas businesses and consumers to see which taxing entities levy sales tax for their address and at what rates the entities are authorized to collect.
You can view current local sales taxing entities rates on the Comptroller’s Window on State Government:
- City Rates — Download city rates (CSV file)
- Transit Rates with local codes and effective dates
- County Rates with local codes and effective dates
- Special Purpose Districts (SPD) Rates with local codes and effective dates
- Combined Area Rates with local codes and effective dates
- Local Sales Tax Rate History
Monthly Sales Tax Allocation Comparison Summary Reports
All sales tax is remitted by businesses to the Comptroller’s office, and the local revenue portion is distributed the following month to cities, counties, transit authorities and special purpose districts, as reported in the monthly sales tax allocation reports.
Sales Tax Rate Details:
City: 0.25 to 2 percent, depending on local rate.
County: 0.5 to 1.5 percent, depending on local rate.
Transit: 0.25 to 1 percent, depending on local rate.
Special Purpose Districts: 0.125 to 2 percent, depending on local rate.
The combined state and local sales and use tax rate cannot exceed 8.25 percent; state sales tax is 6.25 percent and a combination of local entities can levy the balance.