Tax Structure The City with no City property taxes!

Property Taxes

The City of Stafford holds the unique distinction of being the largest city in Texas to abolish city property taxes. This includes both commercial and residential properties. In addition to a lack of city property taxes, the State of Texas has no state property taxes. This combination means more money back into the pockets of your business and employees.

Tax Rates (Within City Limits)


City of Stafford


Stafford Municipal School District


Fort Bend County General Obligation Fund


Fort Bend County Drainage


Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No.


Houston Community College - Stafford




Sales Tax

The state sales tax rate in Texas is 6.25% with the City of Stafford assessing an additional 2%. Of that 2%, 1.5% is directed to the City and 1/2% is directed to the SEDC. This local sales tax is the primary revenue generator for the City of Stafford. At the state level, sales and use taxes account for over 50% of state revenue. 

Income Tax

The state of Texas has no personal income tax.