Notice of 2017 Tax Year Proposed Property Tax Rate for County of Dimmit

A tax rate of $0.380000 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of County of Dimmit. 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 Dimmit proposes to use revenue attributable to the tax rate increase for the purpose of maintaining existing service levels and to provide resources needed for operations. Tax Rate will be lowered by .0895 cents.

PROPOSED TAX RATE $0.380000 per $100
PRECEDING YEAR’S TAX RATE $0.469500 per $100
EFFECTIVE TAX RATE $0.324379 per $100
ROLLBACK TAX RATE $0.394989 per $100

The effective tax rate is the total tax rate needed to raise the same amount of property tax revenue for County of Dimmit from the same properties in both the 2016 tax year and the 2017 tax year.

The rollback tax rate is the highest tax rate that County of Dimmit 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:

Mary E Sandoval
County of Dimmit Tax Assessor Collector
301 N 5th St Carrizo Springs, TX 78834
830-876-4246 Ext #3
www.dimmitcounty.org

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

First Hearing: August 28, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Dimmit County Courthouse 103 N 5th St Carrizo Springs, TX 78834.

Second Hearing: September 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Dimmit County Courthouse 103 N 5th St Carrizo Springs, TX 78834.