Property Tax Rate

The city's property tax rate for 2019 is $0.572, which is a 1.3 cent reduction from the 2018 property tax rate. Public hearings on the tax rate were held on August 26, 2019 and August 29, 2019. The City Council approved the tax rate at their September 9, 2019 meeting. This is the third year in a row the City Council has lowered the property tax rate. The City Council reduced the rate a half cent in 2018 and by 2 cents in 2017.

The 2020 property tax rate will be considered by the City Council during public work sessions and meetings this summer. A public hearing on the budget and tax rate is planned for August 13. Sign up here to receive notifications when City Council meeting agendas are posted. 

Annual Property Tax Bill 

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 22% going to the city. Each jurisdiction sets their tax rate annually, in conjunction with the adoption of their annual budget. For the City of North Richland Hills, this takes place each August. Please visit our budget page for more information on how your city property taxes are spent. The following chart shows the tax rates adopted in 2019.
Jurisdiction Rate per $100 Valuation
Birdville Independent School District*
City of North Richland Hills $0.572000
Tarrant County $0.234000
Tarrant County Hospital District - JPS $0.224429
Tarrant County College $0.130170
Total $2.544499
(*Some North Richland Hills residents pay Keller ISD taxes. rather than Birdville ISD
taxes. The Keller ISD tax rate is $1.408300 per $100 property valuation.)
Tax Dollar Chart 2017

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). 
To verify you have the exemptions and/or tax ceiling in place, contact the Tarrant Appraisal District at 817-284-0024. 

Sales Tax 

In North Richland Hills the sales tax is 8.25%. The sales tax includes: