Texas Special District Local Laws Code
Sec. § 8409.153
Sales and Use Tax Rate


(a)

After the date the results are declared of an election held under Section 8409.152 at which the voters authorized imposition of a tax, the board shall provide by resolution or order the initial rate of the tax, which must be in one or more increments of one-eighth of one percent.

(b)

After the authorization of a tax under Section 8409.152, the board may increase or decrease the rate of the tax by one or more increments of one-eighth of one percent.

(c)

The initial rate of the tax or any rate resulting from subsequent increases or decreases may not exceed the lesser of:

(1)

the maximum rate authorized at the election held under Section 8409.152; or

(2)

a rate that, when added to the rates of all sales and use taxes imposed by other political subdivisions with territory in the district, would result in the maximum combined rate prescribed by Section 321.101(f), Tax Code, at any location in the district.

(d)

In determining whether the combined sales and use tax rate under Subsection (c)(2) would exceed the maximum combined rate prescribed by Section 321.101(f), Tax Code, at any location in the district, the board shall include:

(1)

any sales and use tax imposed by a political subdivision whose territory overlaps all or part of the district;

(2)

any sales and use tax to be imposed by Calhoun County as a result of an election held on the same date as the election held under Section 8409.152; and

(3)

any increase to an existing sales and use tax imposed by Calhoun County as a result of an election held on the same date as the election held under Section 8409.152.

(e)

The board shall notify the comptroller of any changes made to the tax rate in the same manner the municipal secretary provides notice to the comptroller under Section 321.405(b), Tax Code.
Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 855 (S.B. 1162), Sec. 1.04, eff. April 1, 2017.
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