Tax Rates

Notice of Proposed Property Tax Rate
Taxes provide one of the largest sources of revenue for the City. 

Tax Rates at a Glance

PROPERTY TAX RATES FOR TAX YEAR 2016 (FISCAL YEAR 2017)
 City of Forney  0.651111
 Kaufman County  0.496700
 Road & Bridge (Kaufman County)  0.092000
 Forney Independent School District  1.540000
 Total Tax Rate per $100 of Assessed Value  $2.77981
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", is available here



                    SALES TAX RATES  
 State 6.25%
 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
State 6.00%
City of Forney 7.00%
Total 13.00%