Taxation

Local Sales Tax

8.25% ( includes 6.25% state tax)

Ad Valorem Propert Tax Rate

Based on $100

Valuation for 2008:

Current Year Budget:
City of Seymour
0.42674
$6,806,610
Baylor County
0.55074
$1,918,038
Seymour ISD
1.14
$6,200,000
Baylor County Hospital District
0.18187
$7,277,316
Rolling Plains Groundwater Conservation District
0.02550
$157,000
Total
$2,324,850

City of Seymour General Obligation Bonds

City of Seymour:
Certificate of deposit
$100,000
Reverse Osmosis Plant
$1,740,000
Sewer Bonds
$155,000

City Annual Retail Sales Tax Collected

City of Seymour: $197,548

Aggregate Appraisal Value

City of Seymour
$  56,490,290
Seymour ISD
  159,595,260
Baylor Co.
  180,102,320
Baylor County Road
  176,352,610
Baylor County Hospital District
  180,027,390
Water District
  161,982,730

Bond Rating:

AAA

Special Fees/Assessments

Building Permits:
$5.00 variables depending on valuation
Tap on Fees:
Sewer:
$200 plus $50. for breaking the payment
Water:
$200 for ¾” line + $50. for breaking the payment
$300 for 1” line + $50. for breaking the payment
Over 1” line is for actual cost
Commercial Trash Pick-up:
Rates for 3 yard dumpster, start at $19.
For 20+ yard loads, contact Knox Waste Services at 325-691-5974.