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Since 2018, Kaufman ISD has Lowered the Total Tax Rate by 47 Cents

KISD has received a “Superior Achievement” rating for 21 consecutive years in the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas accountability system.

KISD currently has the lowest tax rate since 1992. The 2024 bond will result in a $0.17 tax rate increase.

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Citizens 65 and over who have applied for and received the over 65 exemption will see no tax increase as a result of this bond.

Voters will see an approximate 17 cent increase in their tax rate as a result of this bond.

By more than doubling the current homestead exemption, state lawmakers have reduced your overall school property tax burden by replacing that local revenue with state financial resources. By taking another $60,000 off the taxable value of property, the change in the homestead exemption will save homeowners an estimated $600 to $900 a year, permanently.

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