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Texas Sales Tax Rate Changes October 2012


Texas has announced local sales and use tax changes, effective October 2012. 

City/County Name Local Code Local Rate Total Rate
Cresson 2111042 .012500 .080000
Hood County 4111006 .005000  
Cresson (Johnson County) 2111042 .012500 .0750000
Parker County 4184008 .005000  
Crystal City (Zavala County) 2254012 .020000 .082500
Lucas (Collin County) 2043143 .015000 .077500
McLendon Chrisholm (Rockwall County) 2199065 .015000 .082500
Rockwall County Assistance District 5199500 .005000  
Panhandle (Carson County) 2033010 .017500 .080000
Providence Village (Denton County) 2061355 .015000 .077500

These local sales and use tax changes were made for street maintenance and repair and/or property tax relief.

In addition, the following special purpose districts (SPDs) will impose a local sales and use tax, effective October 1, 2012:

SPD Name Local Code Local Rate
Harris County Emergency Services District No. 17 5101847 .010000
Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 7 5170576 .050000
Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 7-A 5170727 .020000
Point Comfort Municipal Development District 5029506 .005000
Travis County Emergency Services District No. 12 5227640 .005000

Note: The Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 7 will raise the local sales and use tax to .020000 only in the part of the district ". . . excluding the portion of the district located in East Montgomery County Improvement District or the portion of the district in East Montgomery Count Improvement District A which overlaps with East Montgomery County Improvement District Economic Development Zone No. 2."

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