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Located in the southwest corner of Grayson County, Tioga  is in the heart of “horse country” and provides our citizens with the “best of both worlds”… they are close enough to enjoy all the amenities of  the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex (only 46 miles south of us) while still enjoying the rural charm and values of a small town.  Come see what makes the City of Tioga so special!  If you need help, we are ready to assist you.  Check out our calendar on the right for upcoming events, navigate the quick links to find the information you’re looking for and visit our pages to find out more information about this wonderful community.

 

NOTICE OF 2016 TAX YEAR PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE FOR CITY OF TIOGA

A tax rate of $0.540992 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of CITY OF TIOGA. 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 TIOGA proposes to use revenue attributable to the tax rate increase for the purpose of the increase in general expenses..

PROPOSED TAX RATE $0.540992 per $100
PRECEDING YEAR’S TAX RATE $0.547391 per $100
EFFECTIVE TAX RATE $0.500919 per $100
ROLLBACK TAX RATE $0.540992 per $100

The effective tax rate is the total tax rate needed to raise the same amount of property tax revenue for CITY OF TIOGA 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 TIOGA 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:

BRUCE STIDHAM
GRAYSON COUNTY TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR
100 W. Houston, Ste 11, Sherman, TX 75090
903-813-4223
millere@co.grayson.tx.us
http://www.tioga.gov/

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

First Hearing: August 29, 2016 at 7:00 PM at TIOGA CITY HALL, 600 MAIN STREET, TIOGA TX.

Second Hearing: September 8, 2016 at 7:30 PM at TIOGA CITY HALL, 600 MAIN STREET, TIOGA TX.

 

 

 

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