2017 Proposed Property Tax Rate
The proposed property tax rate for the City of North Richland Hills is $0.59 per $100 property valuation, a reduction of 2-cents from the 2016 tax rate. Public hearings on the proposed tax rate are scheduled for 7 p.m. on Monday August 28, 2017 and 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 6, 2017.
Frequently Asked Questions & Answers (FAQs)
2016 Property Tax Rate
A resident's overall property tax bill includes taxes assessed by the city, school district, county, county hospital district and county college district. More than half of your property tax bill is paid to the school district, with about 23% going to the city. Each jurisdiction sets their tax rate annually, in conjunction with the adoption of their annual budget. Following shows the tax rates adopted in 2016.
|Jurisdiction||Rate per $100 Valuation|
|City of North Richland Hills|| $0.610000
|Tarrant County|| $0.254000
|Tarrant County Hospital District - JPS|| $0.227897
|Tarrant County College|| $0.144730
|Birdville Independent School District*|| $1.453900
taxes. The Keller ISD tax rate is $1.52 per $100 property valuation.)
Property Tax Exemptions
Property tax exemptions keep you from paying tax on a certain portion of your home value. In other words, they lower your home's taxable value and your tax bill. The City of North Richland Hills provides:
- 15% homestead exemption;
- $36,000 exemption for senior citizens (65 and older) and disabled residents;
- Senior and disabled tax ceiling (also known as tax freeze).
In 2016, the average NRH homeowner paid $924 in City property taxes. While it does not collect property taxes, the State of Texas collects around $2,000 in sales and other taxes per person per year. The federal government collects more than $10,000 per person per year in income taxes. (Year: 2015, Source: State, Federal)
Property tax rates vary by city, as do property values. Some cities may have a lower tax rate, but a significantly higher average home value. Also, some cities offer a lower homestead exemption or no homestead exemption. The following shows the 2016 average city property tax bill in NRH compared to the average property tax bill in neighboring cities.
|City||Average Taxable Value||Average Tax Bill|
|Richland Hills||$ 95,957||$ 572|
|Haltom City||$ 77,174||$ 540|
In North Richland Hills the sales tax is 8.25%. The sales tax includes:
- 6.25% for the State of Texas
- 1% for the City of North Richland Hills General Fund
- 0.5% for the City of North Richland Hills Park & Recreation Facilities Development Corporation
- 0.5% for the City of North Richland Hills Crime Control & Prevention District
- Questions about the city's property tax rate may be directed to the NRH Budget Department at 817-427-6053.
- For information about your property value, please contact the Tarrant Appraisal District at 817-284-0024.
- The Tarrant County Tax Assessor / Collector collects property taxes for all the taxing jurisdictions in Tarrant County, including the City of North Richland Hills. For information about property tax bills and payments, please contact their office at 817-884-1100.
- View the Texas Property Taxpayer's Bill of Rights.