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County Adopts FY 2022-23 Budget, Sets Tax Rate

With a 3-2 vote, the Kaufman County Commissioners’ Court voted to adopt the proposed Fiscal Year 2022-23 County Budget and tax rate at its regular meeting on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. The tax rate was set at 0.416262 per $100 valuation, a reduction from last year’s tax rate of 0.461171 per $100 valuation. The Kaufman County Commissioners’ Court has decreased the property tax rate of the past 5 years from 0.5887 in FY19 to 0.4162 per $100 valuation for FY23.

Commissioners Mike Hunt, Pct. 1, Skeet Phillips, Pct. 2, and Terry Barber, Pct. 3 voted to adopt the proposed budget and tax rate, while County Judge Hal Richards and Commissioner Ken Cates, Pct. 4 voted against its adoption.

The final approved budget will be posted here after it is certified by the County Clerk’s office. To see the proposed budget, please click on the link below:

Click HERE to see the FY2022-23 Budget document.