Williamson, Travis counties budget breakdowns

Here is a breakdown of Williamson and Travis County budgets for fiscal year 2019-20.

Here is a breakdown of Williamson and Travis County budgets for fiscal year 2019-20.



WILLIAMSON COUNTRY FY 2019-20 budget


The Williamson County Commissioners Court unanimously adopted a $393.8 million budget for fiscal year 2019-20 as well as a combined tax rate of $0.458719 per $100 valuation Aug. 27.







What could I pay in county taxes?


Although the rate was lowered, with rising property values, Williamson County residents will likely see higher property tax bills in 2020.








Median tax bill


This represents the amount a Williamson County resident with a median-valued home would pay in county taxes annually.








Contributing Factors of a Tax Bill


The 2019 tax bill is calculated using the 2019 taxable value and the tax rate adopted in September 2019. Taxable value is the market value minus any exemptions.








FY 2019-20 property tax rate


One of the ways cities in Texas fund their budgets is by levying a property tax.







How does Williamson County allocate funds?








General fund revenue breakdown








TRAVIS COUNTRY FY 2019-20 budget


Travis County commissioners voted unanimously to approve its $1.2 billion budget for fiscal year 2019-20 and a tax rate of $0.369293 per $100 of taxable value to fund it on Sept. 24.







What could I pay in county taxes?


The increase in the tax rate coupled with rising property values means Travis County residents will likely see higher property tax bills in 2020. Here are some examples:








Median tax bill


This represents the amount a Travis County resident with a median-valued home would pay in county taxes annually.








Contributing Factors of a Tax Bill


The 2019 tax bill is calculated using the 2019 taxable value and the tax rate adopted in September. Taxable value is the market value minus any exemptions.







FY 2019-20 property tax rate


One of the ways cities in Texas fund their budgets is by levying a property tax.







How does Travis County allocate funds?








General fund revenue breakdown





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By Ali Linan

Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.


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