Taxation and Voter-Approval Tax Rate Elections

TASB Resources

  • TASB Legal Services' Adoption of Budget and Tax Rates (pdf) answers common questions surrounding the budget and tax rate adoption process in 2020.
  • TASB Legal Services' Tax Ratification Election Information (pdf) (to be updated in 2020) memo provides information and deadlines for ordering and holding a tax ratification election.
  • TASB Legal Services’ SJR 1, SB 1, and the Local Option Homestead Exemption (pdf) provides guidance about the impact of legislation from the 84th Legislature on school district homestead exemptions.
  • For information on budget and tax rate adoption, see eSource at Business – Budgeting and Accounting.

Other Resources

  • The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts' Truth-in-Taxation website provides information about setting district tax rates.

Visit TASB Legal Services School Law eSource Finance, Taxation, and Revenue section for more on School Tax Rate Elections.