Mesquite, TX – November 21, 2019 – In September, Mesquite City Council approved the 2019-20 budget and property tax rate.
Property owners in Mesquite receive two tax bills each year. One property tax bill is for City of Mesquite and Mesquite Independent School District. Approximately 26% of this bill goes to the City to pay for services such as police, fire, public works, and parks and recreation. An additional 51% of the bill goes to Mesquite Independent School District.
The second property tax bill is applied to Dallas or Kaufman county taxes.
The City created an infographic and educational video for Mesquite property owners to learn more about their tax bill, how the bill is developed and where the money goes. View the graphic.