The property tax rate for the 2016-17 fiscal year is $0.424 per $100 valuation. Property taxes are billed in October of each year, but they do not become delinquent until February 1 of the next year. The 2016-17 fiscal year began on October 1, 2016.
2016-17 Property Tax Rates in City of Georgetown
The City has contracted with the Williamson County Tax Assessor-Collector to collect property taxes on its behalf. If you have questions about your property taxes, the contact information for the Tax Assessor-Collector is:
The Williamson County Appraisal District (WCAD) is responsible for determining the value of all properties on the tax role. The WCAD determines the value of a home by comparing the home to similar homes that have sold recently and determines the market value accordingly. For specific questions regarding your appraisal, you can contact WCAD at:
In September 2004, voters in Georgetown approved an initiative that freezes the property taxes for homeowners over 65 or disabled and mirrors the State of Texas Constitutional Amendment, Proposition 13, which passed overwhelmingly, statewide in 2003. “Prop 13” gives local governments the option of “freezing” taxes for the elderly and disabled. This program, which “freezes” approximately 27% of the Georgetown property tax revenue, may impact future property tax rates for Georgetown.
Sales tax rate for Georgetown is currently 8.25%.