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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Notice about 2022 Tax Rates

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Property tax rates in City of Longview.

This notice concerns the 2022 property tax rates for City of Longview. This notice provides information about two tax rates used in adopting the current tax year's tax rate. The no-new-revenue tax rate would Impose the same amount of taxes as last year if you compare properties taxed in both years. In most cases, the voter-approval tax rate is the highest tax rate a taxing unit can adopt without holding an election. In each case, these rates are calculated by dividing the total amount of taxes by the current taxable value with adjustments as required by state law. The rates are given per $100 of property value.

This year's no-new-revenue tax rate    $0.47823 / $100
This year's voter-approval tax rate       $0.58472 / $100

To see the full calculations, please visit 101 E. Methvin, Suite 215 Longview, Texas 75601 for a copy of the Tax Rate Calculation Worksheet.

Unencumbered Fund Balances
The following estimated balances will be left in the taxing unit's accounts at the end of the fiscal year. These balances are not encumbered by corresponding debt obligation.
Type of Fund        Balance
General Fund      24,153,714

Current Year Debt Service
The following amounts are for long-term debts that are secured by property taxes. These amounts will be paid from upcoming property tax revenues (or additional sales tax revenues, if applicable).

Description of Debt 
Principal or Contract Payment to be Paid from Property Taxes 
Interest to be Paid from Property Taxes 
Other Amounts to be Paid 
Total Payment
Tax Debt
6,225,000
7,359,893
0
13,584,893

0
0
0
0


Total required for 2022 debt service
$13,584,893
- Amount (if any) paid from funds listed in unencumbered funds
$0
- Amount (if any) paid from other resources
$1,026,125
- Excess collections last year
$80,015
= Total to be paid from taxes in 2022
$12,478,753
+ Amount added in anticipation that the unit will
collect only 100.41% of its taxes in 2022
$-50,954
= Total debt levy
$12,427,799


This notice contains a summary of actual no-new-revenue and voter-approval calculations as certified by Michelle Terry, Gregg County Tax Assessor Collector on 08/02/2022.

Visit Texas.gov/PropertyTaxes to find a link to your local property tax database on which you can easily access information regarding your property taxes, including information about proposed tax rates and scheduled public hearings of each entity that taxes your property.

The 86th Texas Legislature modified the manner in which the voter-approval tax rate is calculated to limit the rate of growth of property taxes in the state.

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