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1700 Ninth Avenue N., Texas City TX 77590 409.916.0100

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Tax Office

Texas City ISD collects our own school taxes. For questions, contact the Tax Office at 409-916-0153.

Patricia Collins, RTA, CSTA, Tax Assessor/Collector (E-Mail)

General Information

Current Tax Rate

The current tax rate for 2016 is $1.4405 per $100 property value. This total is derived from the $1.1700 from Maintenance & Operations (M&O) and the $0.2705 from Interest & Sinking (I&S for debt services).

Former La Marque ISD Tax Payers

Additional information for tax payers who were previously in La Marque ISD but are now in Texas City ISD, can be found here.


Online Payment & eStatement Requests

You can view your property tax statement online for Texas City ISD. You can also pay your taxes on the same website with a credit card.

Credit/Debit Card or eCheck payments are processed by third party, Govolution. They process credit card, branded debit card payments, and eChecks and charge a non-refundable convenience fee.

Notice to eCheck users: If bank account information is incorrectly submitted, funds are insufficient or E-check is returned for any reason, you will be charged a $25 returned item fee.

Request an eStatement online. If an eStatement is requested, paper statements will not be distributed unless a request has been made in writing to cancel eStatement. eStatements must be updated only with email address changes.

Mailed Payments & Remittance

Texas City I.S.D. Tax Office
P.O. Box 1150
Texas City, TX 77592-1150
*Include the account number on your check or money order.
***FOR RECEIPT, SEND A SELF ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE WITH MAILED PAYMENT***

Important Information: We honor U.S. Postal Service Postmarks for mailed payments and the date of pickup by over night service provider for timeliness. Metered mail dates will not be considered.

On December 31, January 31, or any last day of the month, we may suggest that you walk your payment into the Post Office to insure a valid postmark.

Paying in Person

TCISD Simpson Education Support Center
1700 9th Avenue North, First Floor
Texas City, TX 77590

  • Cash, Check and/or Money Order ONLY over the Counter
  • Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday

Drop Box Location for Payments

There is a Payment Drop Box located at the Simpson Education Support Center. The silver drop box is secure for your payments being made by check. Please do not put cash in the drop box. The silver drop box is located behind the right column near the front door.

***FOR RECEIPT, SUPPLY A SELF ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE WITH DROPPED PAYMENT***

Important Payment Details

Return Item Fee: $25.00 Charge for any item presented for payment that is returned unpaid for any reason.

Notice to E-Check users: If bank account information is incorrectly submitted, funds are insufficient or returned for any reason for an E-Check payment, you will be charged a $25 returned item fee.

***PARTIAL PAYMENTS AVAILABLE, CALL THE TAX OFFICE FOR DETAILS***

Online Portfolio

Online Portfolio is a management tool for property owners with multiple properties. Call the Tax Office for help in setting up Portfolio.

Questions regarding Values, Exemptions, etc.

Contact:
Galveston Central Appraisal District
9850 Emmett Lowry Expwy, Suite A, Texas City, TX 77591
409-935-1980 or Toll Free: 866-277-4725
www.galvestoncad.org
GCAD@galvestoncad.org
Located in the Mainland Crossing Shopping Center

Taxpayers with Mortgage Company or Agent

If your mortgage company or agent requested your 2016 statement, a copy of your 2016 statement was sent to the requesting mortgagee or agent and a GREEN courtesy statement to you. If you have an escrow with a mortgage company or agent, you should contact your Mortgage Company or agent to be sure they requested and received the 2016 statement.

If you do not have a mortgage escrow, the taxes indicated on the 2016 statement are due and owing and should be paid on or before January 31, 2017 to avoid penalties and interest.

Taxpayers w/ Homestead, Over 65 or Disabled Veterans Exemptions

Taxpayers that qualify for a Homestead, Over 65 or Disabled Veterans Exemption may pay their 2016 taxes in four(4) installments as described below:

1) TAXPAYER MUST NOTIFY THE TAX OFFICE IN WRITING OR BY NOTING ON THE CHECK "1/4 INSTALLMENT PAYMENT" and

2) MAKE PAYMENTS BY THE SCHEDULE BELOW:

    • 1st payment 1/4 OF BASE TAX ON or BEFORE JANUARY 31
    • 2nd payment 1/4 OF BASE TAX ON or BEFORE MARCH 31
    • 3rd payment 1/4 OF BASE TAX ON or BEFORE MAY 31
    • 4th payment 1/4 OF BASE TAX ON or BEFORE JULY 31

NOTE: IF ANY 1/4 INSTALLMENT PAYMENT IS LATE, A PENALTY OF 6% + 1% INTEREST PER MONTH WILL BE ADDED TO THE PAYMENT [SECTION 33.01 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE].

Special Dates

  • Thanksgiving Holiday: CLOSED, Monday-Friday, November 21-25, 2016
  • Christmas Holiday: CLOSED, Friday, December 16 @ 1:00 pm - Friday, December 30, 2016
    • NOTE: Payments received in person or in the night drop box or post marked January 2, 2017 are posted as December 2016
  • Spring Break: CLOSED, Monday-Friday, March 13-17, 2017
  • Summer Hours: June & July - OPEN 7:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday thru Thursday