Tax Information

The Finance Department oversees the administration of Property, Sales and Hotel taxes within the City limits.

Tax Information
Property taxes are collected by the Walker County Appraisal District

Sales Tax
Sales Tax: 8.25%
  • 1.50% to City
  • 0.50% to Walker County
  • 6.25% to the State of Texas
Sales Tax is collected by the State of Texas Comptrollers Office, and is imposed on all retail sales, leases and rentals of most goods. To obtain more information, please visit the State of Texas website.

Hotel / Motel Taxes
The City collects occupancy taxes at a rate of 7% of the room price for stays over $15.

For additional information, please view State of Texas Tax Information on Hotels and Chapter 351 - Municipal Hotel Occupancy Taxes.

For Information on Hotel Reports, Economic Development and Tourism Office, or the Office of the Governor, please visit the State of Texas Tourism website.