Budgeting season is wrapping up, and all taxing entities in Uvalde County have set their tax rate for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.
Of the taxing entities, only the county of Uvalde, Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District, and Uvalde County Road and Flood Fund adopted tax rate increases.
The public school districts and Southwest Texas Junior College adopted lower tax rates this year.
Entities that held steady this year and saw no change from 2018 include Utopia-Vanderpool EMS district, the city of Sabinal, and the city of Uvalde.
The overall tax rate for properties within the geographical limits of the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District is $2.85 cents, compared to $2.89 cents last year. This year’s tax rate will equate to a tax bill of $2,846 for a property valued at $100,000.
For those who live outside the Uvalde city limits but still within the UCISD boundaries, this year’s tax rate is $2.15 cents, down from $2.19 in 2018.
Sabinal residents will pay a tax rate of $2.53 cents, a decrease from last year’s $2.59. Sabinal-area residents who live outside the city limits but within the Sabinal ISD boundaries will pay $1.92 cents, compared to last year’s $1.98
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