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TAX INFORMATION


The City of Shoreacres contracts with the Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District for the collection of our city property taxes. Tax services are available online. CLICK HERE

PROPERTY TAX

The City of Shoreacres 2013 Property Tax Rate: $0.844381 per $100 valuation.
The tax rate adopted is 5.2% below the 2013 Effective Tax Rate of $0.890690.

The City of Shoreacres 2012 Property Tax Rate: $0.844381 per $100 valuation.
The tax rate adopted is 0% above the 2012 Effective Tax Rate of $0.844381.

The City of Shoreacres 2011 Property Tax Rate: $0.820125 per $100 valuation.
The tax rate adopted is 0% above the 2011 Effective Tax Rate of $0.820125.

The City of Shoreacres 2010 Property Tax Rate: $0.824670 per $100 valuation.
The tax rate adopted is 5% above the 2010 Effective Tax Rate is $0.785400.

The City of Shoreacres 2009 Property Tax Rate: $0.884264 per $100 valuation.
The tax rate adopted is 5% below the Effective Tax Rate of $0.930804.

The City of Shoreacres 2008 Property Tax Rate: $0.700560 per $100 valuation.
The tax rate adopted is 0% above the Effective Tax Rate of $0.700560.

The City of Shoreacres 2007 Property Tax Rate: $0.726891 per $100 valuation.
The tax rate adopted is 0% above the Effective Tax Rate of $0.726891.

The City of Shoreacres 2006 Property Tax Rate: $0.728040 per $100 valuation.
The tax rate adopted is 2% above the Effective Tax Rate of $0.713660.

Exemptions:

  • The City of Shoreacres began offering a 65 and over homestead exemption to its residents in 1973.  Since then the amount of the exemption has been increased four times from the original $3,000 exemption. Today the City of Shoreacres 65 and over exemption is: $40,000.
     

  • The City of Shoreacres grants a homestead exemption to qualified disabled residents in the amount of $7,500. Beginning with tax year 2016 the homestead exemption to qualified disabled residents has been increased to $60,000.

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SALES TAX

The state sales tax rate in the City of Shoreacres (Harris County) is: 7.25%*
          * Effective October 1, 2009, the sales tax rate increased to 7.50%

The state sales tax rate in the City of Shoreacres (Chambers County) is: 7.75%
                * Effective October 1, 2009, the sales tax rate increased to 8.00%

Note: All residential areas of the city are located within Harris County.

The City of Shoreacres receives a 1% Sales Tax collected inside the city.
            * Effective October 1, 2009, the City of Shoreacres began receiving 1.25%

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MORE TAX INFORMATION

Additional detailed property tax information can be found on the Harris County Appraisal District (HCAD) website.

Additional detailed sales tax information can be found on the Texas State Comptroller of Public Accounts website.

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