If you live in Austin, then you probably have a sense that property taxes are high. But do you know exactly how high? If not, the Travis County budget office has you covered.
The taxes paid this year are expected to look something like this: $4,623 to Austin ISD; $2,133 to the city of Austin; $1,330 to Travis County; $465 to the Austin Community College; and $392 to Central Health.
Source: Travis County
Since fiscal year 2016, the average Travis County homeowner’s tax bill has risen by more than $2,100 or by almost 32 percent. Which begs the question: Are you getting 32 percent more in services from your city, county, school district, and special districts?