Budget and Tax Rate Information

Tax Rate and Budget Process (FY 2023-2024)


FY 2023-2024 Proposed Annual Operating Budget

Notice of Public Hearing on FY 2023-2024 Budget

Ordinance 2023-35 Adopting the FY 2023-2024 Annual Operating Budget

Ad Valorem Tax Information

Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase

2023 Tax Rate Notice

The City of Midlothian adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate.

Ordinance 2023-36 Adopting FY 2023-2024 Ad Valorem Tax Rate


The budget serves as the operating plan, policy guidelines, and financial communications device for the City's fiscal year. The City of Midlothian’s fiscal year commences on October 1 and ends on September 30. The budget depicts anticipated expenditures and revenue in general categories by department and/or account type. This section includes raw format budget data for the last five years.

2023-2024 FY Annual Operating Budget

Previous Fiscal Year Budgets


Budget Criteria

Budget Criteria

Tax Rates

Texas Code Chapter 26 (Assessment) defines maintenance and operations (M&O) as any lawful purpose other than debt service for which a taxing unit may spend property tax revenues and interest and sinking (I&S) as the tax rate levied to pay for any bond debt that may have been issued to fund construction projects.

FY 2023-2024 TAX RATES (Adopted)

M&O: $0.329455 I&S: $0.320545 TOTAL: $0.650000

State of Texas Sales Tax Rate 8.25%

State of Texas 6.25%
City of Midlothian 1.00%
Midlothian Economic Development 0.50%
Midlothian Community Development Corporation 0.50%

Texas Hotel Occupancy Tax Rate
 6% of the cost of a room

Tax Information

The tax information section provides general information about the City’s property taxes (M&O and I&S rate allocations) and the City's Municipal Hotel Occupancy Tax Annual Report, in compliance with Senate Bill 1221 Section 351.009) and how they are determined for the last five years.

Property Tax Rate per $100 Valuation

Fiscal YearProperty Tax Rate Per $100 Valuation

Property Tax Rate Distribution

Fiscal YearM&OI&S

Municipal Hotel Occupancy Tax Annual Report

(Senate Bill 1221 Section 351.009)