Tax Rates and Exemptions

Entity 2016
Tax
Rate
2015
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2014
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2013
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2012
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2011
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2010
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2009
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2008
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Sutton County General .566659 .465148 .435891 .426880 .366310 .353413 .257879 .204800 .147900
FM&FC .113468 .100207 .093913 .091996 .078926 .076161 .055544 .044100 .031800
Total .6801270 .565355 .529804 .518876 .445236 .429574 .313423 .248900 .1797100
Sonora Indendent School District M&O 1.04 1.04 1.04 1.04 1.04 1.04 1.04 1.04 1.040
I&S .034440 .04637 .05 .05 .05 .07969 .07969 .064 .055
Total 1.074440 1.08637 1.09 1.09 1.09 1.11969 1.11969 1.104 1.095
City of Sonora .61 .551806 .551806 .570000 .541535 .539900 .5100 .4700 .4467
Sutton County Underground Water Conservation District .05 .045093 .045178 .041683 .035425 .032962 .024712 .018250 .013237
Sutton County HD .192196 .171808 .164851 .161980 .139907 .135386 .099690 .0795 .062200
Total In $2.606763 $2.420432 $2.381639 $2.382539 $2.252103 $2.257512 $2.067515 $.1.92065 $1.796837
Total Out $1.996763 $1.868626 $1.829833 $1.812539 $1.710568 $1.717612 $1.557515 $1.45065 $1.350137
AG $37.10 $41.50 $42.60 $43.20 $46.60 $49.40 $49.60 $48.70 $42.55

 

Entity Exemptions
(subject to application and verification of eligibility)
Homestead
Over
65
Disability
20%
DAV
Special Freeze Ceiling
Sutton County General No No No No Yes Yes
FM&FC 3,000 No No No Yes Yes
Sonora Indendent School District 15,000 10,000 10,000 Yes Yes Yes
City of Sonora No No No No Yes Yes
Sutton County HD No No No No Yes No
Sutton County Underground Water Conservation District No No No No Yes No

A disabled veteran is entitled to an exemption from taxation of a portion of the assessed value of a property the veteran owns and designates in accordance with the following schedule:

Disability Rating
Exemption Amount
10-30%
$5,000
31-50%
$7,500
51-70%
$10,000
71-100%
$12,000

A disabled veteran is entitled to an exemption from taxation of $12,000 of the assessed value of a property the veteran owns and designates if the veteran:

  • Is 65 years of age or older and has a disability rating of at least 10 percent
  • Is totally blind in one or both eyes; or
  • Has lost the use of one or more limbs