Calculate your cost if city raises property tax levy

Are you a Dallas homeowner who wants to know how much money the proposed city property tax increase will cost you, if implemented? Steve Thompson with the DMN published a handy calculator; just select your property value from the scrolling list, and a tax amount will pop up in a few seconds. Here’s a starting point: If you own a $200,000 house and have a homestead exemption (i.e., you live in the house and it’s your primary residence), your city tax bill would increase $78.66. The calculator works if your house is valued between $50,000 and $5 million. Note: Dallas County is contemplating a tax increase, too, and that’s not included in this calculation.

Click to sign up for the Advocate's weekly news digest and be the first to know what’s happening in Oak Cliff.
Written By
More from Rick Wamre

Opening Remarks

It has been years since I officially left, driving down the long...
Read More