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 Haltom City’s Property Tax Rate?
Haltom City’s current tax rate is $0.66818 per $100 of assessed valuation.
Is the Haltom City property tax rate the only taxing authority?
No, the City is one of several taxing authorities. The table below illustrates the tax rates for the other taxing authorities in Haltom City.
- $0.6681800 - City of Haltom City
- $1.453900 - Birdville Independent School District
- $0.24400 - Tarrant County
- $0.224429 - Tarrant County Hospital District
- $0.140060 - Tarrant County College
What is the contact information for tax assessor-collector?
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:
Tarrant County Tax Assessor-Collector
100 E. Weatherford St.
Fort Worth, Texas 76196-0301
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:
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 $84,883,923 in FY 2017-18
What is the City of Haltom City’s total General Fund Budget?
The General Fund budget for FY 2017-18 is $28,370,276.
What is the total bonded debt for the City of Haltom City?
As of September 30, 2017, the City had total bonded debt of $47,770,000. Of this amount, $34,240,000 comprises debt backed by the full faith and credit of the government and $13,530,000 represents bonds secured solely by enterprise fund revenues.
What is the City’s General Obligation (GO) Bond rating?
Standard & Poor’s - AA-
What is the City’s Water & Sewer Revenue Bond rating?
City of Haltom City currently has no Water & Sewer Revenue Bond.