Tax Rates

Sales Tax


The Sales Tax Rate in Horseshoe Bay is 8%.

Breakdown of Sales and Use Tax Information


  • 6.25% to the State of Texas
  • 1% to the City of Horseshoe Bay General Revenue
  • 0.5% for reduction of property taxes
  • 0.25% for maintenance and repair of City streets

2016 Ad Valorem Tax Rate


The Horseshoe Bay City Council formally adopted the ad valorem tax rate of $0.26 / $100 taxable valuation for the Year 2016 at the September 20, 2016 public meeting.

The City contracts with the Llano County Tax Assessor and the Burnet Central Appraisal District for the billing and collection of taxes. You may contact the appropriate entity as follows:
Burnet County Properties - Burnet
Burnet County Office
PO Box 908
223 S Pierce Street
Burnet, TX 87611
Phone: 512-756-8291
Burnet County Properties - Marble Falls
Marble Falls Office
110 Avenue H
Suite 106
Marble Falls, TX 78657
Phone: 830-693-5468
Llano County Properties
Llano County Tax Assessor
PO Box 307
100 W Sandstone
Llano, TX 87643
Phone: 325-247-4165
The City of Horseshoe Bay taxes are assessed in accordance with the Texas Property Tax Code. The revenue is used to to support police, fire and other City services.


Late Payment


Taxes become due in October for the current year. Any taxes that remain unpaid on February 1 incur penalty and interest, which are assessed on a graduating scale:
  • 7% in February
  • 9% - March
  • 11% - April
  • 13% - May
  • 15% - June
  • 18% - July
Each month thereafter incurs 1% per month additional interest until paid.

2016 Taxable Values


The City contracts with the Llano Central Appraisal District and the Burnet Central Appraisal District for the appraisal of property. You may contact the appropriate entity as follows:
Burnet County Properties - Burnet
Same address and phone as previously stated.
Burnet County Properties - Marble Falls
Same address and phone as previously stated.
Llano County Properties
Llano Central Appraisal District
100 E Sandstone
Llano, TX 78643
Phone: 325-247-3065

Llano Central Appraisal District 

Appraisal Type
Amount
2016 Total Market Value $ 1,767,777,778
2016 Assessed Value $ 1,605,740,544
2016 Net Taxable Value $ 1,589,545,782
2016 Tax Levy $        4,132,822
2015 Collection Rate (Through September 30, 2016)               99.25%

Burnet Central Appraisal District 

Appraisal Type
Amount
2016 Total Market Value $ 217,720,476
2016 Assessed Value $ 194,557,036
2016 Net Taxable Value $ 199,630,947
2016 Tax Levy $        519,041
2015 Collection Rate (Through September 30, 2016)            99.25%