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In the Greater San Marcos region, our Texas hospitality translates into a friendly business environment eager for growth and investment.

The tax structure is fair, competitive and designed to make companies feel welcome. Texas is one of only a handful of states with no individual income tax (a very attractive environment for transferring employees). The San Marcos region is an ideal environment to relocate and expand your operation.

Local Tax Rates per $100 Valuation

Local tax rates are established by individual cities, counties, school districts and other special districts, and are administered by the County Tax Assessor Collector.

Hays County: https://www.hayscad.com

   Hays County: $0.3899

   City of San Marcos: $0.6139

   City of Buda: $0.3423 

   City of Kyle: $0.5416

   Hays CISD: $1.5377

   San Marcos CISD: $1.4141

Caldwell County: https://www.caldwellcad.com

   Caldwell County: $0.7752 

   City of Lockhart: $0.7107 

   City of Lulilng: $0.5600

   Lockhart ISD: $1.33236

   Luling ISD: $1.1080

State Tax Rates

The Texas Comptroller's office serves the state by collecting more than 60 separate taxes, fees and assessments, including local sales taxes collected on behalf of more than 1,400 cities, counties and other local governments around the state.

State Sales and Use Tax is imposed on all retail sales, leases and rentals of most goods, as well as taxable services. Texas cities, counties, transit authorities and special purpose districts have the option of imposing an additional local sales tax for a combined total of state and local taxes of 8.25% (.0825).

For more information on State tax rates and other tax related information for the state of Texas, go to the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts website.

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