Office of Management & Budget

Tax Rate & Budget Information

In accordance with Sec. 26.05 of the Texas Tax Code, the City of El Paso provides the following Tax Rate and Budget information:

“CITY OF EL PASO ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE; AND THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 2.5 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $15.30”

In accordance with Section 26.18 of the Texas Tax Code, the City of El Paso provides the following Tax Rate and Budget Information:

Fiscal Budget

FY2018 Budget
FY2019 Budget
FY2020 Proposed Budget
FY2020 Adopted Budget
FY2021 Proposed Budget
FY2021 Adopted Budget

General Fund Budget Comparison

FY 2019
  Adopted   
FY 2020
  Adjusted   
FY 2021
  Adopted   
 Percent 
  Change  
  $428,587,800     $458,089,541     $441,985,321    -3.5%

Property Tax Revenue Budgeted for Maintenance & Operations

FY2021 Total Maintenance and Operations for CITY OF EL PASO secured by property taxes: $226,894,834

FY2020 Total Maintenance and Operations for CITY OF EL PASO secured by property taxes: $214,383,503
Page 77 – FY2020 Adopted Budget

FY2019 Total Maintenance and Operations for CITY OF EL PASO secured by property taxes: $193,554,893
Page 91 – FY2019 Adopted Budget

FY2018 Total Maintenance and Operations for CITY OF EL PASO secured by property taxes: $174,934,222
Page 79 – FY2018 Adopted Budget

Property Tax Revenue Budgeted for Debt Service

FY2021 Total debt obligation for CITY OF EL PASO secured by property taxes: $102,290,938
FY2020 Total debt obligation for CITY OF EL PASO secured by property taxes: $104,672,446
FY2019 Total debt obligation for CITY OF EL PASO secured by property taxes: $99,433,545
FY2018 Total debt obligation for CITY OF EL PASO secured by property taxes: $93,793,531

Property Tax Rate Comparison

   2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018
 Property Tax Rate:  $0.907301/100    $0.843332/100   $0.803433/100 
 No new revenue tax rate:   $0.855093/100    $0.797448/100   $0.771126/100 
 No new revenue Maintenance & Operations Tax Rate:  $0.564944/100   $0.518622/100   $0.493054/100 
 Rollback Tax Rate:  $0.907301/100   $0.842201/100   $0.812949/100 
 Debt Rate:  $0.297162/100   $0.286093/100   $0.280451/100 

Adopted FY2021 Tax Rate

  2020-2021 
 Property Tax Rate:   0.907301/100
 No new revenue tax rate:   0.902107/100
 No new revenue Maintenance & Operations Tax Rate:   0.608543/100
 Voter Approval Rate:   0.913296/100
 Debt Rate:   0.283454/100

Financial Audit

 FY2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

City of El Paso
300 N. Campbell
El Paso, TX 79901
(915) 212-0000

Mayor – Dee Margo
Mayor's Office
300 N. Campbell
El Paso, TX 79901
mayor@elpasotexas.gov
(915) 212-0021

District 1 Representative – Peter Svarzbien
City of El Paso
300 N. Campbell 
El Paso, Texas 79901
District1@elpasotexas.gov
(915) 212-0001

District 2 Representative – Alexsandra Annello
District 2 - City of El Paso
300 N. Campbell 
El Paso, Texas 79901
District2@elpasotexas.gov
(915) 212-0002

District 3 Representative – Cassandra Hernandez
District 3 - City of El Paso
300 N. Campbell 
El Paso, Texas 79901
District3@elpasotexas.gov
(915) 212-0003

District 4 Representative – Dr. Sam Morgan
District 4 - City of El Paso
300 N. Campbell 
El Paso, Texas 79901
District4@elpasotexas.gov
(915) 212-0004

District 5 Representative – Isabel Salcido
District 5 - City of El Paso
300 N. Campbell 
El Paso, Texas 79901
District5@elpasotexas.gov
(915) 212-0005

District 6 Representative – Claudia Lizette Rodriguez
District 6 - City of El Paso
300 N. Campbell 
El Paso, Texas 79901
District6@elpasotexas.gov
(915) 212-0006

District 7 Representative – Henry Rivera
District 7 - City of El Paso
300 N. Campbell 
El Paso, Texas 79901
District7@elpasotexas.gov
(915) 212-0007

District 8 Representative – Cissy Lizarraga
District 8 - City of El Paso
300 N. Campbell 
El Paso, Texas 79901
District8@elpasotexas.gov
(915) 212-0008