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NOTICE OF ADOPTED 2020 TAX RATE
Harris County Emergency Services District 12 ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE.
THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 2.48 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $0.
HARRIS COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT NO. 12
THIS TAX RATE WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 2.48% AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $0.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON TAX INCREASE
A tax rate of 0.050000 per $100 valuation has been proposed by the governing body of Harris County Emergency Services District 12.
PROPOSED TAX RATE
$0.050000 per $100
NO-NEW REVENUE TAX RATE
$0.048719 per $100
VOTER-APPROVAL TAX RATE
$0.052692 per $100
DE MINIMIS RATE
$0.062748 per $100
The no-new-revenue tax rate is the tax rate for the 2020 tax year that will raise the same amount of property tax revenue for Harris County Emergency Services District 12 from the same properties in both the 2019 tax year and the 2020 tax year.
The voter-approval tax rate is the highest tax rate that Harris County Emergency Services District 12 may adopt without holding an election to seek voter approval of the rate, unless the de minimis rate for Harris County Emergency Services District 12 exceeds the voter-approval tax rate for Harris County Emergency Services District 12.
The de minimis rate is the rate equal to the sum of the no-new-revenue maintenance and operations rate for Harris County Emergency Services District 12, the rate that will raise $500,000, and the current debt rate for Harris County Emergency Services District 12.
The proposed tax rate is greater than the no-new-revenue tax rate. This means that Harris County Emergency Services District 12 is proposing to increase property taxes for the 2020 tax year.
A public hearing on the proposed tax rate will be held on October 06, 2020 at 6:00 PM at Cloverleaf Fire Station No. 1, 911 Hollywood Street, Houston, Texas.
The proposed tax rate is not greater than the voter-approval tax rate. As a result, Harris County Emergency Services District 12 is not required to hold an election at which voters may accept or reject the proposed tax rate. However, you may express your support for or opposition to the proposed tax rate by contacting the members of the Board of Directors of Harris County Emergency Services District 12 at their offices or by attending the public meeting mentioned above.
YOUR TAXES OWED UNDER ANY OF THE ABOVE RATES CAN BE CALCULATED AS FOLLOWS :
property tax amount=(tax rate) X (taxable value of your property)/100 The members of the governing body voted on the proposed tax increase as follows:
FOR: W. Anders, D. Proctor, L. Helgesen, F. Staley and B. Clements
PRESENT and not voting: ABSENT:
The 86th Texas Legislature modified the manner in which the voter-approval tax rate is calculated to limit the rate of growth of property taxes in the state.
The following table compares the taxes imposed on the average residence homestead by Harris County Emergency Services District 12 last year to the taxes proposed to be imposed on the average residence homestead by Harris County Emergency Services District 12 this year:
Total Tax Rate (per $100 of value)
decrease of $0.000000 OR
Average homestead taxable value
0.00% increase of 7.26%
Tax on average homestead
increase of $5 OR 7.26%
Total tax levy on all properties
increase of $50,209 OR 2.88%
For assistance with tax calculations, please contact the tax assessor for Harris County Emergency Services District 12 at 713-274-8000 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.hctax.net for more information.
ABOUT 2020 TAX RATES
Property Tax Rates in Harris County Emergency Service District No. 12
This notice concerns the 2020 property tax rates for Harris County Emergency Service District No. 12. This notice provides information about two tax rates. The no-new-revenue tax rate would impose the same amount of taxes as last year if you compare properties taxed in both years. The voter-approval tax rate is the highest tax rate a taxing unit can adopt without holding an election. In each case, these rates are calculated by dividing the total amount of taxes by the current taxable value with adjustments as required by state law. The rates are given per $100 of property value.
This year's voter-approval tax rate: $0.052692
To see the full calculations, please visit www.hctax.net for a copy of the Tax Rate Calculation Worksheets.
Unencumbered Fund Balances
The following estimated balances will be left in the taxing unit's accounts at the end of the fiscal year. These balances are not encumbered by corresponding debt obligation.
Type of Fund: Operating Fund
The unit plans to pay the following amounts for long-term debts that are secured by property taxes. These amounts will be paid from upcoming property tax revenues (or additional sales tax revenues, if applicable).
Description of Debt Principal or Contract Interest to be Paid from Other Amounts to be Total Payment
Payment to be Paid from Property Taxes Paid
Total required for 2020 debt service 0
= Total to be paid from taxes in 2020 0
collect only 97.66% of its taxes in 2020 0
=Total debt levy 0
This notice contains a summary of the no-new-revenue and voter-approval calculations as certified by Ann Harris Bennett, Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector on September 4, 2020.
Please Click on the "Media" tab at the top of the page and then the "Files" tab for the following information concerning Harris County Emergency Services District No. 12 (HCESD 12):
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