THE CITY OF FORNEY 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 3.5 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $12.78.
Tax Rates at a Glance
Property Tax Rates for Tax Year 2019 (Fiscal Year 2020)
|City of Forney||0.580000|
|Forney Independent School District||1.470000|
|Total Tax Rate per $100 of Assessed Value||$2.58711|
Please note, these tax rates represent the rates paid by citizens who own property within the Forney city limits. Properties with Forney addresses located outside of the city limits will pay taxes to different entities. Please see your tax bill or visit the Kaufman County Tax Office website for more information.
Along with the tax rates, the City has released an online tool that will allow the residents to calculate their estimated tax amount, while simultaneously comparing it to other local municipalities. This interactive spreadsheet titled "My Tax Dollars" (XLS).
Sales Tax Rates
Local Sales Tax
|City of Forney||1.00%|
|Property Reduction Tax||0.50%|
|Economic Development Corporation||0.50%|
|Total Sales Tax Rate||8.25%|
Hotel Occupancy Tax Rate
|City of Forney||7.00%|
To easily fill out your report of hotel occupancy tax, please fill out the form (PDF).