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Eagle Ford: Mixed bag for area tax bills




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Budgets and tax rates have been adopted for most of the area’s taxing entities. So what does this mean to the average property owner?

Most taxpayers will see a slight increase in their property tax bills. But this is not the case in all areas.

The average taxpayer in Elmendorf will see a slight decrease in his or her tax bill, as the city council there adopted a budget that is supported by an ad valorem tax rate of 47.7261 per $100 of taxable property value. The new rate, which is slightly less than a half cent lower than last year’s rate, will mean an approximately 4- percent decrease in the average tax bill.

Similarly, the amount of taxes property owners will pay to the Wilson Memorial Hospital District -- which oversees the Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville -- will decrease by approximately 10 percent. This is because the district’s board adopted an ad valorem tax rate of 13.31 cents per $100 of assessed property value for the 2013 fiscal year. The new rate is almost 2 cents less than the current rate of 15.22 cents, and it will mean that the average tax bill will be $190.40. This is $28.09 -- or almost 13 percent -- less than the 2012 average tax bill of $218.49.

The rate for the Stockdale Independent School District, however, has risen, as taxpayers there now will pay $1.34 per $100 of taxable value. The adopted rate includes $1.04 for maintenance and operations and 30 cents for debt service. On the average home, which is valued at $83,128, tax bills will increase by $68.69 and will total $1,113.91.

The chart (in PDF download above) gives a glimpse of the budgets and tax rates for the area’s taxing entities. To calculate a home’s tax bill for each entity, take the home’s taxable value and divide by 100. Then, multiply that total by the tax rate.

For instance, the average taxable value of a residence in the city of Floresville was certified at $101,508 by the Wilson County Appraisal District. A tax bill on that home would total $2,483.46, including:

•$460.14 for county taxes

•$322.59 for city taxes

•$135.10 for taxes to the Wilson Memorial Hospital District

•$1,538.66 for taxes to Floresville ISD

•$9.34 for taxes to the Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District

•$17.63 for taxes to the San Antonio River Authority.
 

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