Finance Tax Facts

Property Tax Rate


The City of Bedford's current tax rate is $0.520000 per $100 of assessed valuation. This rate is determined by 2 components. The first rate of $0.340560 is for Maintenance and Operations (M&O) and constitutes the General Fund Operating Revenue from property taxes.

The second rate of $0.179440 is for Interest and Sinking Funds, otherwise known as Debt Service, and is accounted for in a separate fund. This money is used to pay the principal and interest on the City's long-term debt obligations.

Combined Tax Rate for Bedford Residents


The majority of Bedford's citizens reside in the Hurst-Euless-Bedford (HEB) Independent School District (ISD). The combined tax rate for those citizens is below:
Taxing Entity
Tax Rate
City of Bedford
$0.520000
HEB ISD $1.263000
Tarrant County $0.244000
Tarrant County College $0.140060
Tarrant County Hospital District $0.227897
Total $2.394957
A small portion of Bedford’s citizens reside in the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District (GCISD). Their combined tax rate is below:
Taxing Entity
Tax Rate
City of Bedford
$0.520000
GCISD $1.396700
Tarrant County $0.244000
Tarrant County College $0.140060
Tarrant County Hospital District $0.227897
Total $2.528657

Payment of Property Taxes


Most cities, school districts and special districts of Tarrant County including the City of Bedford have contracted with the Tarrant County Tax Assessor-Collector to collect property taxes on their behalf. The contact information for the Tax Assessor-Collector is:
100 E Weatherford St.
Fort Worth, TX 76196-0301
Phone: 817-884-1100

City of Bedford's Sales Tax Rate


The State of Texas levies a sales tax of 6.25% on all purchases statewide. The City of Bedford levies an additional 2%, making the total tax rate 8.25% for all goods purchased in the City of Bedford.

City of Bedford's Hotel/Motel Tax Rate


The City of Bedford levies a 7% tax on all hotel or motel stays of less than 30 days. The revenue from this tax is utilized for tourism related purposes.