5024 Broadway Ave.
Haltom City, TX  76117

Frequently Asked Questions

 Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Finance Department and its divisions. If you have further questions call City Hall at 817 222-7700 to be directed to your desired resource.

What is the City’s Property Tax Rate?
The City’s current tax rate is $.69999 per $100 of assessed valuation.

Is this my total tax rate?
No, the City is one of several taxing authorities. The table below illustrates the tax rates for the other taxing authorities in Haltom City.

Is this my total tax rate?
No, the City has contracted with the Tarrant County Tax Assessor-Collector to collect property taxes on behalf of the City. The contact information for the Tax Assessor-Collector is:

City of Haltom City
Birdville Independent School District
Tarrant County
Tarrant County Hospital District
Tarrant County College

Tarrant County Tax Assessor-Collector
100 E. Weatherford St.
Fort Worth, Texas 76196-0301
(817) 884-1100

How do I appeal the tax appraised value of my property?
Contact the Tarrant County Appraisal District at (817) 284-0024 or www.tad.org.

What is the City’s sales tax rate?
The total tax rate for goods purchased in Haltom City is 8.25%. The distribution of the tax is illustrated in the table below.

State of Texas
City of Haltom City:
   General Fund
   Street Maintenance
   Economic Development Corp.
   Crime Control & Prevention District

How do I get a sales tax identification number for a new business?
Contact the State Comptroller’s Office at 1-800-252-5555 or visit www.window.state.tx.us.

What is the City of Haltom City's total budget?
The City Council authorized a total budget of $94,999,447 in FY 2013-14.

What is the City of Haltom City’s total General Fund Budget?
The General Fund budget for FY 2013-14 is $22,640,249.

What is the total bonded debt for the City of Haltom City?
As of September 30, 2013, the City had total bonded debt of $63,180,000. Of this amount, $43,135,000 comprises debt backed by the full faith and credit of the government and $20,045,000 represents bonds secured solely by enterprise fund revenues.

What is the City’s General Obligation (GO) Bond rating?
Moody’s                Aa3
Standard & Poor’s - AA-

What is the City’s Water & Sewer Revenue Bond rating?
Haltom City currently has no water and/or sewer revenue bonds.