Property Tax Rate
The property tax rate for the City of San Antonio consists of two components: Maintenance & Operations (M&O) and Debt Service. The Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 M&O tax rate is 34.677 cents per $100 of taxable value. The FY 2019 Debt Service tax rate is 21.150 cents per $100 of taxable value. These two tax rate components together provide for a total tax rate for FY 2019 of 55.827 cents per $100 of taxable value.
THE CITY OF SAN ANTONIO 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 2.88 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $0.00.
Sales and Use Tax
San Antonio’s current sales tax rate is 8.250% and is distributed as follows: 1.000% City of San Antonio; 0.125% dedicated to the City of San Antonio Edwards Aquifer Protection and Parks Development and Expansion Venue Projects; 0.125% dedicated to the City of San Antonio Pre-K 4 SA initiative; 0.250% San Antonio ATD (Advanced Transportation District); 0.500% San Antonio MTA (Metropolitan Transit Authority); and 6.250% State of Texas. For more information on Sales and Use Tax including the monthly amount distributed to the City, use http://window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/sales/index.html.
Hotel Occupancy Tax
The City of San Antonio’s Hotel Occupancy Tax rate is 9 percent, comprised of a 7 percent general occupancy tax and an additional 2 percent for the Convention Center expansion. The City also collects 1.75 percent for Bexar County.
The City and Bexar County tax is in addition to the 6 percent rate imposed by the State of Texas, which must be remitted separately to the State. For information on the State Hotel Occupancy Tax, please visit their website or call 1.800.252.1385.