Tax Rates

PROPOSED TAX RATE NOTICES  

TAX YEAR 2021 (FISCAL YEAR 2022)

The Notices below are required as part of the Truth in Taxation process. A City Council Budget Workshop is scheduled to be held at the August 17th Council meeting. A Public Hearing on the Budget will be held on September 7th. The Fiscal Year 2022 Tax Rate and Budget are scheduled to be adopted on September 7, 2021.

Tax Rates at a Glance

Property Tax Rates for Tax Year 2019 (Fiscal Year 2020)
City of Forney0.538710
Kaufman County0.504957
Forney Independent School District1.374700
Total Tax Rate per $100 of Assessed Value$2.41836

Please note, these tax rates represent the rates paid by citizens who own property within the Forney city limits. Properties with Forney addresses located outside of the city limits will pay taxes to different entities. Please see your tax bill or visit the Kaufman County Tax Office website for more information. 

Along with the tax rates, the City has released an online tool that will allow the residents to calculate their estimated tax amount, while simultaneously comparing it to other local municipalities. This interactive spreadsheet titled "My Tax Dollars" (XLS).

Sales Tax Rates

State6.25%
Local Sales Tax
City of Forney1.00%
Property Reduction Tax0.50%
Economic Development Corporation0.50%
Total Sales Tax Rate8.25%


Hotel Occupancy Tax Rate
State6.00%
City of Forney7.00%
Total13.00%


To easily fill out your report of hotel occupancy tax, please fill out the form (PDF).