Property Tax Rate

The North Richland Hills City Council adopts a property tax rate annually as part to of the city's budget process. On September 10, 2018, the City Council set the tax rate for 2018 at $0.585, which is a half-cent reduction from the prior rate. This marks the second year in a row the City Council has lowered the tax rate. They reduced the rate by 2-cents in 2017. Prior to adopting the tax rate, the City Council held two public hearings to receive public input.

Annual Property Tax Bill 

A resident's overall property tax bill includes taxes assessed by the city, school district, county, county hospital district and county college district. More than half of your property tax bill is paid to the school district, with about 22% going to the city. Each jurisdiction sets their tax rate annually, in conjunction with the adoption of their annual budget. Please visit our budget page for more information on how your city property taxes are spent.

The following chart shows the tax rates adopted in 2018.
Jurisdiction Rate per $100 Valuation
Birdville Independent School District*
City of North Richland Hills $0.585000
Tarrant County $0.234000
Tarrant County Hospital District - JPS $0.224429
Tarrant County College $0.136070 
Total $2.633399
(*Some North Richland Hills residents pay Keller ISD taxes. rather than Birdville ISD
taxes. The Keller ISD tax rate is $1.51 per $100 property valuation.)
Tax Dollar Chart 2017

Property Tax Exemptions


Property tax exemptions keep you from paying tax on a certain portion of your home value. In other words, they lower your home's taxable value and your tax bill. The City of North Richland Hills provides:

  • 15% homestead exemption;
  • $36,000 exemption for senior citizens (65 and older) and disabled residents;
  • Senior and disabled tax ceiling (also known as tax freeze). 
To verify you have the exemptions and/or tax ceiling in place, contact the Tarrant Appraisal District at 817-284-0024. 

Sales Tax 

In North Richland Hills the sales tax is 8.25%. The sales tax includes:


  • Questions about the city's property tax rate may be directed to the NRH Budget Department at 817-427-6053.
  • For information about your property value, please contact the Tarrant Appraisal District at 817-284-0024.
  • The Tarrant County Tax Assessor / Collector collects property taxes for all the taxing jurisdictions in Tarrant County, including the City of North Richland Hills. For information about property tax bills and payments, please contact their office at 817-884-1100.
  • View the Texas Property Taxpayer's Bill of Rights.