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NOTICE OF 2016 TAX YEAR PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE FOR CITY OF LA MARQUE
A tax rate of $0.490764 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of City of La Marque. 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 City of La Marque proposes to use revenue attributable to the tax rate increase for the purpose of.
PROPOSED TAX RATE $0.490764 per $100PRECEDING YEAR'S TAX RATE $0.490764 per $100EFFECTIVE TAX RATE $0.472581 per $100ROLLBACK TAX RATE $0.565463 per $100
The effective tax rate is the total tax rate needed to raise the same amount of property tax revenue for City ofLa Marque from the same properties in both the 2015 tax year and the 2016 tax year.
The rollback tax rate is the highest tax rate that City of La Marque 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)/100For assistance or detailed information about tax calculations, please contact: Cheryl E. Johnson, PCCCity of La Marque Tax Assessor-Collector722 Moody Galveston, TX 77550409-766-2284GALCOTAX@co.galveston.tx.us www.ci.la-marque.tx.us
You are urged to attend and express your views at the following public hearings on the proposed tax rate:
First Hearing: August 16, 2016 at 6:00 PM at 1109-B Bayou Road, La Marque, Texas 77568.
Second Hearing: August 30, 2016 at 6:00 PM at 1109-B Bayou Road, La Marque, Texas 77568.