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Texas sales tax changes effective July 1, 2019

The following local sales tax rate changes take effect in Texas on July 1, 2019.

 

City/County Name Local Code Local Rate Total Rate
Charlotte 2007058 1.50% 8.30%
    Atascosa Co 4007003 0.50%  
Cresson 2111042 1.50% 8.30%
    Hood Co 4111006 0.50%  
    Cresson (Johnson Co) 2111042 1.50% 7.80%
Cresson 2111042 1.50% 8.30%
    Parker Co 4184008 0.50%  
    Mount Enterprise (Rusk Co) 2201043 2.0% 8.30%

See the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts for additional details.

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Local sales and use tax rate changes will take effect in Texas on January 1, 2019. We've compiled the rate changes for your convenience below. For further details please refer to the Texas Comptroller Source Data.

City/County Name Local Code Local Rate Total Rate
Childress 2038015 1.0% 8.30%
Childress Co 4038006 0.50%  
Childress Municipal Development District 5038505 0.50%  
Sweetwater (Nolan Co) 2177016 1.50% 8.30%
Sweetwater Municipal Development District 5177506 0.50%  

The following special purpose districts have imposed a local sales and use tax.

SPD Name Local Code Local Rate  
Childress Municipal Development District 5038505

0.5%  
Fort Bend County Assistance District No. 11 5079630 2.0%  
Sweetwater Municipal Development District 5177506 0.5%  

Local sales and use tax rate changes will take effect in Texas on October 1, 2018. We've compiled the rate changes for your convenience below. For further details please refer to the Texas Comptroller Source Data.

The following cities have abolished the city sales and use tax for Property Tax Relief

City/County Name Local Code Local Rate Total Rate
Boyd 2249029 1.00% 8.3%
    Boyd Municipal Development District 5249519 0.05%  
    Wise Co 4249001 0.05%  
Prosper (Collin Co) 2043125 1.50% 8.3%
    Prosper Crime Control 5043535 0.25%  
    Prosper Fire Control Prevention and Emergency Medical Services District 5043544 0.25%  
Prosper (Denton Co) 2043125 1.50% 8.3%
    Prosper Crime Control 5043535 0.25%  
    Prosper Fire Control Prevention and Emergency Medical Services District 5043544 0.25%  

The following cities have imposedincreased and/or reduced the city sales and use tax.

City/County Name Local Code Local Rate Total Rate
Buffalo Gap (Taylor Co) 2221067 2.0% 8.3%
Crystal City (Zavala Co) 2254012 2.0% 8.3%
Fairchilds (Fort Bend Co) 2079195 1.0% 7.3%
Fruitvale (Van Zandt Co) 2234071 2.0% 8.3%
Hickory Creek (Denton Co) 2061186 2.0% 8.3%
Peaster 2184179 1.0% 8.3%
    Parker Co 4184008 0.5%  
    Parker Co Emergency Services District No. 1 5184534 0.5%  
Rio Vista (Johnson Co) 2126036 2.0% 8.3%
Rule (Haskell Co) 2104041 2.0% 8.3%
Saint Hedwig (Bexar Co) 2015218 1.5% 8.3%
    San Antonio MTA 3015995 0.5%  
Sterling City (Sterling Co) 2216019 2.0% 8.3%
Winona 2212077 1.25% 8.0%
    Smith Co 4212004 0.5%  
Yorktown (DeWitt Co) 2062014 2.0% 8.3%

The following special purpose districts have imposed or increased the city sales and use tax.

SPD Name Local Code Local Rate
Bexar County Emergency Services District No. 10 5015655 1.5%
Boyd Municipal Development District 5249519 1.0%
Fort Bend County Assistance District No. 10 5079621 2.0%
Hays County Emergency Services District No. 6 5105601 0.25%
Hays County Emergency Services District No. 6-A 5105629 0.75%
Iowa Colony Crime Control and Prevention District 5020523 0.50%
Jasper County Emergency Services District No. 1 5121512 2.0%
North Hays County Emergency Services District No. 1 5105610 0.50%
Prosper Crime Control and Prevention District 5043535 0.25%
Prosper Fire Control Prevention and Emergency Medical Services District 5043544 0.25%
Hamlin Municipal Development District (Jones Co) 5127507 0.50%
Hamlin Municipal Development District (Fisher Co) 5127507 0.50%

Several sales and use tax rate changes took effect in Texas on July 1, 2018.

City rate changes

  • In Hickory Creek (Denton County), the local rate dropped to 1.75%, for a combined state and local rate of 8%
  • The local rate in Lowry Crossing (Collin County) dropped to 1.5% for a combined rate of 8.25%

Special purpose district rate changes

  • Crosswinds at South Lake Special Improvement District imposed a new 1.5% local sales and use tax
  • Lowry Crossing Municipal Development District imposed a new local sales and use tax rate of 0.5%.

Many local sales and use tax rates in Texas are scheduled to change April 1, 2018. A number of cities have either increased rates or imposed new sales and use taxes to raise revenue for the city (CST), for economic and industrial development (IDC), or for municipal street maintenance and repair (SMR). In addition, there are several special purpose district changes.

New or increased city sales taxes

The cities below are listed with the local tax in parentheses, the purpose of the tax, and the total tax rate.

  • Arp: (1.5%) CST, 8.25%
  • Brock: (1.5%), CST, 8.25%
  • Brock West: (1.5%), CST, 8.25%
  • Coupland, Williamson County: (2%), SMR, 8.25%
  • Darrouzett, Lipscomb County, (1.5%), SMR, 7.75%
  • Dennis: (1.5%), CST, 8.25%
  • Devers: (1.5%), CST, 8.25%
  • Kirbyville, Jasper County: (2%), CST, 8.25%
  • La Villa, Hidalgo County: (1.5%), IDC, 7.75%
  • Oak Ridge, Kaufman County: (2%), CST, 8.25%
  • Panorama Village, Montgomery County: (2%), CST, 8.25%
  • Stratford, Sherman County: (2%), SMR, 8.25%

New special purpose districts

  • Fort Bend County Municipal Management District No. 1: 1%
  • Palo Pinto County Emergency Services District No. 1: 0.5%
  • Palo Pinto County Emergency Services District No. 1-A: 1.5%
  • Potter County Assistance District No. 1: 2%
  • Sachse Municipal Development District: 0.25%
  • Walker County Emergency Services District No. 1: 1.5%
  • Westwood Magnolia Parkway Improvement District A: 1%

Abolished special purpose districts

  • Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 12: 0.5%
  • Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 12-A: 1%
  • Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 12-B: 2%

Consolidated special purpose districts

  • Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 1: 2%
  • Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 1-A: 0.5%
  • Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 1-B: 1%

Additional details, including reporting codes and address ranges for special districts, is available from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.


A handful of local sales and use tax rate changes are scheduled to take effect in Texas on Jan. 1, 2018.

The city of Rice is imposing a 1.5% sales and use tax to raise revenue for economic and industrial development. The combined rate for Rice will be 8.25%.

The town of Big Sandy is abolishing the additional sales and use tax for economic and industrial development, for a new combined rate of 8.25%.

In addition, the Big Sandy Municipal Development District is imposing a 0.25% special purpose district local sales and use tax.


Multiple local sales and use tax rate changes are scheduled to take effect in Texas on October 1, 2017.

Cities abolishing local taxes

Local sales and use taxes raise revenue for specific purposes, from economic and industrial development to street maintenance and repair. When the necessary funds have been raised, these taxes are often abolished.

The following cities are abolishing local sales and use taxes, decreasing the combined state and local tax to the rates listed below:

  • Campbell (Hunt County), 7.75%
  • Grandfalls (Ward County), 7.25%
  • Estelline (Hall County), 7.25%
  • Mart (Limestone County), 7.25%
  • Mart (McLennan County), 7.75%
  • Newark (Tarrant County), 7.75%
  • Newark (Wise County), 8.25%

Other city sales tax changes

Sales and use tax rates are also changing in the following cities (listed with new combined rates):

  • Alamo Heights (Bexar County), 8.25%
  • East Bernard (Wharton County), 8.25%
  • Garrett (Ellis County), 8.25%
  • Lavon (Collin County), 8.25%
  • McLean (Gray County), 8.25%
  • McLendon Chisholm (Rockwall County), 8.25%
  • Midland (Midland County), 8%
  • Odem (San Patricio County), 8.25%
  • Palm Valley (Cameron County), 8.25%
  • Pleak (Fort Bend County), 8.25%
  • Rocksprings (Edwards County), 8%
  • Ropesville (Hockley County), 8.25%
  • Saint Paul (Collin County), 8.25%
  • Scurry (Kaufman County), 8.25%
  • Stockdale (Wilson County), 8.25%
  • Sunray (Moore County), 8.25%
  • Trent (Taylor County), 8.25%
  • Venus (Ellis County), 8.25%
  • Venus (Johnson County), 8.25%
  • Volente (Travis County), 8.25%

County sales tax rate changes

Armstrong County is increasing the local sales and use tax to 0.5%. The city of Claude, in Armstrong County, currently collects a 1.5% city sales tax. Effective Oct. 1, the combined rate for Claude will be 8.25% as a result of the county rate increase.

Special purpose district sales tax rate changes

Local rates in many special purpose districts will also change effective Oct. 1. Information about rates and geographic boundaries for special purpose districts is available from the Texas Comptroller.


Numerous changes affecting sales and use tax took effect in Texas July 1, 2017.

Name changes

Corral City (Denton County), which has a combined sales and use tax rate of 8%, changed its name to Draper. The name change extends to the (now) Draper Municipal Development District.

Grulla (Starr County), which has a combined sales and use tax rate of 7.25%, changed its name to La Grulla.

Rate decreases

Hamlin abolished its additional city sales and use tax for economic and industrial development. A combined state and local rate of 8% is now in effect for the following:

  • Hamlin, Fisher County
  • Hamlin, Jones County

Special purpose districts

As of July 1, Hill County Emergency Services District No. 2, excluding the cities of Hillsboro and Whitney, adopted a 0.5% sales and use tax in the following incorporated city limits:

  • Aquilla
  • Blum
  • Bynum
  • Covington
  • Mertens
  • Mount Calm
  • Penelope

A 1% local sales tax was adopted as of July 1 in Hill County Emergency Services District No. 2-A, which is the unincorporated area of Hill County. The 1% tax does not apply to any incorporated area in the county.

Other changes affecting special purpose districts:

  • Hamlin Municipal Development District (in both Fisher County and Jones County) imposed a 0.25% local sales and use tax. The boundaries of the Hamlin Municipal Development District are the same as Hamlin city boundaries.
  • Travis County Emergency Services District No. 14, with a local rate of 1%, withdrew from the Austin Metropolitan Transit Authority.

Additional information is available from the Texas Comptroller.


Updated 12.15.2016

A number of local sales and use tax rates are set to take effect in Texas on January 1, 2017.

Rate decreases

Corral City, in Denton County, has abolished a city sales and use tax for municipal street maintenance. The new local rate in Corral City is 1.5% (combined rate of 8%), and the new rate in the Corral City Municipal Development District is 0.25%.

The Special Purpose District (SPD) tax in the Gollad Municipal Development District has been abolished.

Rate increases

Gollad, in Gollad County, has imposed additional sales and use tax for Economic and Industrial Development (IDC) and Municipal Street Maintenance and Repair (SMR). The new local rate is 2% (combined rate of 8.25%).

The combined state and local tax rate in Friendswood, which straddles Galveston and Harris counties, will jump to 8.25% due to the imposition of a new 2% city sales and use tax for IDC and SMR.

Los Indios (Cameron County) is also imposing a new 2% city sales and use tax for ICC, bringing the total tax rate to 8.25%.

Additional information, including local codes, is available at the Texas Comptroller.


There are approximately 1,500 different sales tax jurisdictions in Texas, including special purpose jurisdictions. It should therefore come as no surprise that dozens of rate changes are scheduled to take effect on October 1, 2016.

Abolished taxes

Additional city sales and use tax for economic and industrial development is abolished in the following (listed with new combined rate):

  • Brownwood (Brown County): 8.25%
  • Early (Brown County): 8.25%

Additional city sales and use tax for municipal street maintenance and repair is abolished in the following (listed with new combined rate):

  • Buffalo Gap (Taylor County): 8%
  • Crystal City (Zavela County): 8%
  • Sanctuary (Parker County): 7.75%
  • Skellytown (Carson County): 7.25%

New taxes                    

The following city (listed with new combined rate) is adopting a new city sales and use tax:

  • Dish (Denton County): 8.25%

These special purpose districts are imposing the following new local taxes:

  • Bexar County Emergency Services District No. 7: 1.5%
  • Brownwood Municipal Development District: 0.5%
  • Early Municipal Development District: 0.5%
  • Harris County Emergency Services District No.24: 1%
  • Hays County Emergency Services District No. 5:
    • Local code 5105585: 0.5%
    • Local code 5105594: 1.5%
  • Krum Crime Control and Prevention District: 0.25%
  • Liberty County Emergency Services District No. 7: 0.5%
  • Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 2: 2%
  • Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 14: 1%
  • Williamson County Emergency Services District No. 3: 2%

Rate increases

The following cities (listed with new combined rate) are increasing their city sales tax:

  • Alma (Ellis County): 8.25%
  • Burton (Washington County): 8.25%
  • Cranfills Gap (Bosque County): 8.25%
  • Double Oak (Denton County): 8.25%
  • Follett (Libscomb County): 8.25%
  • Hallsville (Harrison County): 8.25%
  • Jacinto City (Harris County): 8.25%
  • Pattison (Waller County): 8.25%
  • Talty (Kaufman County): 8.25%
  • Three Rivers (Live Oak County): 8.25%
  • Vega (Oldham County): 8.25%
  • Waskom (Harrison County): 8.25%

Mix it up

The following cities (listed with new rates) are making a change to special purpose taxes:

  • Danbury (Brazoria County): 8.25%
  • Elmendorf (Bexar County): 8.25%
  • Follett (Lipscomb County): 8.25%
  • Granite Shoals (Burnet County): 8.25%
  • Krum (Denton County): 8.25%
  • Millsap (Parker County): 8%
  • Moulton (Lavaca County): 8.25%

For additional information, including local codes and some district boundaries, please see the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.


Last updated 12.15.2016: Lincoln Park, in Denton County,  abolished its city sales and use tax as of April 1, 2016. Only the 6.25% state sales and use tax applies.

Numerous local sales tax rate changes are set to take effect in Texas on April 1, 2016.

Removing taxes

Streetman is abolishing the city sales and use tax for economic and industrial development. The new tax rate for the portion of Streetman in Freestone County is 7.5%. The portion of Streetman in Navarro County is 8%. Streetman contains a Crime Control and Prevention District.

Increasing taxes

The cities listed below are either imposing a new local tax or increasing the existing tax:

  • The city economic and industrial development tax in Cleburn, Johnson County, is 2%. The new total tax rate is 8.25%.
  • The city economic and industrial development tax in Lone Oak is 1.5%. The new total tax rate is 8.25%.
  • The municipal street maintenance and repair tax in Helotes, Bexar County is 1.75%. The new total rate is 8%.
  • The local rate in Newcastle, Young County, is 1.5%. The new total rate is 8.25%.

Special purpose district sales and use taxes

The following special purpose districts (SPD) are imposing new local sales and use taxes (listed):

  • Blanco County Emergency Services District No. 1: 1%
  • Blanco County Emergency Services District No. 2: 1%
  • Burnet County Emergency Services District No. 9: 2%
  • Copper Canyon Crime Control and Prevention District: 1%
  • Generation Park Management District: 2%
  • Hardin County Emergency Services District No. 6: 2%
  • Harris County Emergency Services District No. 47: 1%
  • Medina County Emergency Services District No. 1: 1.5%
  • Medina County Emergency Services District No. 6: 1.5%
  • Palo Pinto County Emergency Services District No. 2: 1.5%
  • Williamson County Emergency Services District No. 5: 1%

Additional information, including local codes and descriptions of SPD boundaries, is available on the Texas Comptroller website.


Several local sales and use tax rate changes will take effect in Texas on January 1, 2016.

Corral City, in Denton County, is abolishing the additional city sales and use tax for municipal street maintenance and repair. New rates are as follows:

  • Coral City: 1.5% (local); 8% (total)
  • Coral City Municipal Development District: 0.25% (local)

Goliad, in Goliad County, is imposing an additional city sales and use tax for economic and industrial development and municipal street maintenance and repair. New rates: Goliad: 2% (local); 8.25% (total).

Goliad is also abolishing the special purpose district, Goliad Municipal Development District. Additional information.


Local tax jurisdictions in Texas are permitted to impose local sales taxes in addition to the state sales tax. Altogether, the combined city, county, transit and special purpose sales tax rate cannot exceed 8.25%.

On October 1, 2015, numerous local sales tax rate changes take effect. Read on for details (localities listed with new rates).

Local taxes abolished

  • Gustine, Comanche County: 7.75%
  • Rocksprings, Edward County: 7.75%
  • Ropesville, Hockley County: 7.75%
  • Stratford, Sherman County: 7.75%

Local taxes imposed

  • Combes, Cameron County: 8.25%
  • Deer Park, Harris County: 8.25%
  • Granger, Williamson County: 8%
  • Granite Shoals, Burnet County: 8%
  • Lake Dallas, Denton County: 8.25%
  • Panhandle, Carson County: 8.25%
  • Reno, Tarrant County: 7.75%
  • Reno, Parker County: 8.25%
  • Sandy Oaks, Bexar County: 8.25%
  • Santa Rosa, Cameron County: 8.25%
  • Sonora, Sutton County: 8.25%
  • Southlake, Denton County: 8.25%
  • Southlake, Tarrant County: 8.25%
  • White Deer, Carson County: 8.25%
  • Yorktown, DeWitt County: 7.75%

Special purpose district taxes

  • Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 5 has been abolished (new rate is 0%) and absorbed into Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 9, with a rate of 2%.
  • Southlake Crime Control and Prevention District: 1.25%
  • Bexar County Emergency Services District No. 3: 1.5%
  • Burnet County Emergency Services District No. 4: 2%
  • Burnet County Emergency Services District No. 6: 2%
  • Caldwell Hays Emergency Services District No. 1: 0.5%
  • Caldwell Hays Emergency Services District No. 1-A: 1.5%
  • Combes Municipal Development District: 0.25%
  • Crane County Assistance District: 0.5%
  • Granger Municipal Development District: 0.5%
  • Harris County Emergency Services District No. 16: 1%
  • Travis County Emergency Services District No. 10: 1.5%
  • Walker County Emergency Services District No. 2: 1.5%

The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts has announced a number of sales and use tax rate changes, effective July 1, 2015.

Garrett, in Ellis County, is eliminating the additional city sales and use tax for municipal street maintenance and repair. Beginning July 1, the local rate in Garret will be 1% and the total rate will be 7.25%.

Kendleton, in Fort Bend County, is imposing additional city sales and use tax. The new local rate will be 1.5% and the new combined rate will be 7.75%.

Sandy Oaks, in Bexar County, was incorporated in May 2014. Effective July 1, 2015, it is adopting a 1% city sales and use tax. The new combined rate for Sandy Oaks will be 7.75%.

The San Antonio MTA is also adopting sales and use tax of 0.5%. Additional information.


April will bring new local sales and use taxes to Texas, as well as rate increases.

New or increased local taxes

  • San Elizario, in El Paso County, has adopted a 1% city sales and use tax. The new total state and local rate will be 8.25%. The local rate for El Paso County and El Paso County Emergency Services District No. 2 is 0.5%.
  • Bellevue, in Clay County, will have a local rate of 2% and a total rate of 8.24%.
  • Coffee City, in Henderson County, will have a local rate of 1.75% and a total rate of 8%.
  • Ennis, in Ellis County, will have a local rate of 1.75% and a total rate of 8.25%. The Ennis Crime Control and Prevention District will have a local rate of 0.25%.
  • Lake Dallas, in Denton County, will have a local rate of 1.75% and a total rate of 8%.
  • Murchison, in Henderson County, will have a local rate of 2% and a total rate of 8.25%.
  • Progresso, in Hidalgo County, will have a local rate of 2% and a total rate of 8.25%.
  • Taft, in San Patricio County, will have a local rate of 2% and a total rate of 8.25%.

Special purpose district sales and use tax

The following districts will impose local sales and use tax. They are listed with the new local rates.

  • Ennis Crime Control and Prevention District: 0.25%
  • Fate Municipal Development District: 0.5%
  • Kirby Crime Control and Prevention District: 0.25%
  • Wilson County Emergency Services District No. 2: 2%
  • Zapata County Assistance District: 2%

Finally, Lake Dallas, in Denton County, is abolishing the 1.75% sales and use tax for economic and industrial development. The new 1.75% tax, listed above, is for municipal street maintenance and repair.


The Texas Comptroller has announced several local sales tax rate changes, effective January 1, 2015. These Texastax rates are rising.

January 2015 rate changes

  • China Grove, in Bexar County, is imposing a local rate of 1.25% to raise revenue for municipal street maintenance and repair. The new combined rate in China Grove will be 8%.
  • Maypearl, in Ellis County, is imposing a local rate of 2% to raise revenue for economic and industrial development. The new combined rate in Maypearl will be 8.25%.

San Antonio MTA, with a local rate of 0.5%, is also on the Texas Comptroller list. No total rate is provided.

Addendum to October 2014 rate changes

The Texas Comptroller has also published an addendum to the October 2014 sales tax rate changes. Effective October 1, 2014, the boundaries for the Tuscola Municipal Development District are the same as the boundaries for the city of Tuscola. The rate for the Tuscola Municipal Development District is 0.25%.

Additional information, including local codes, is available on the Texas Comptroller website.


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