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Taxes

Property Tax

Property taxes are assessed per $100 value of real and personal property. State law establishes the process to determine property values to ensure they are equal and uniform.

Residents and businesses pay property taxes to the city of Pecos, Reeves County, Pecos-Barstow-Toyah Independent School District (PBTISD) and the Reeves County Hospital District. This is the most significant source of money local governments use to pay for schools, streets and roads, police, fire protection and other important citizen services.

Taxing Entity

Tax Rate

Town of Pecos City

0.5656882

Reeves County

0.525535

Reeves County Ground Water District (RCGWD)

0.004

PBTISD

1.050500

Hospital District

0.25000

Emergency Services District # 1 Fire District

0.100000

Emergency Services District # 2 Ambulance District

0.100000

*A property with a valuation of $100,000 after exemptions, would pay $2,368.52 in property taxes annually.

Sales Tax

Sales tax collections in Pecos have continued to increase—by more than 600 percent—since 2010, and more than $6,360,000 in sales taxes were collected in 2020–2021.

The 2 percent collected by Pecos is split between the city, hospital and The Pecos 4B Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) as follows:

Pecos, General Fund

1.00%

Pecos, Maintenance and Operation

0.375%

Hospital District

0.50%

PEDC

0.125%

For more information about sales and use tax rates, visit the Texas Comptroller website.

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