Financial Transparency

The City of Palacios understands the need for financial accountability and strives to meet goals of good stewardship, transparent government, and open communication.

Financial Transparency is defined as the state in which all relevant information is fully and freely available to the public.

Current Tax Rates

Property Tax  
(per $100 taxable value)
Maintenance & Operation 0.82672
Interest & Sinking 0.02679
Total Tax 0.85351
Sales Tax  
State of Texas 6.25%
City of Palacios      2%
Total Tax 8.25%
Hotel Occupancy Tax
State of Texas 6%
City of Palacios      7%
Total Tax 13%

For More Information

If you need to view or obtain copies of public information, complete the Public Information Request Form and submit it to the attention of the City Secretary using one of the following methods:

  • IN PERSON:  Palacios City Hall – 311 Henderson, Palacios, TX  77465
  • BY MAIL:  Palacios City Hall – PO Box 845, Palacios, TX  77465
  • BY FAX:  361-972-6555
  • BY EMAIL:  Palacios City Secretary – EMAIL
Visit the Comptroller’s website at for more information on financial transparency.