Notice of the 2018 tax year proposed property tax rate for the City of Harker Heights, Texas
Public Notice - Proposed Property Tax Rate
A tax rate of $0.6770 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of the City of Harker Heights. 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 the City of Harker Heights proposes to use revenue attributable to the tax rate increase for the purpose of general operating expenses.
PROPOSED TAX RATE $0.6770 per $100
PRECEDING YEAR’S TAX RATE $0.6770 per $100
EFFECTIVE TAX RATE $0.6734 per $100
ROLLBACK TAX RATE $0.7623 per $100
The effective tax rate is the total tax rate needed to raise the same amount of property tax revenue for the City of Harker Heights 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 the City of Harker Heights 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:
Tax Appraisal District of Bell County
Marvin Hahn, Tax Assessor‐Collector
411 E Central, Belton TX 76520
You are urged to attend and express your views at the following public hearings on the proposed tax rate:
First Hearing: August 21, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at the Harker Heights City Hall, Kitty Young Council Chambers, 305 Miller’s Crossing, Harker Heights, TX 76548
Second Hearing: August 28, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at the Harker Heights City Hall, Kitty Young Council Chambers, 305 Miller’s Crossing, Harker Heights, TX 76548