taxes

Transit Sales and Use Tax

Texas has six metropolitan transit authorities (MTAs), two city transit departments (CTDs), one county transit authority (CTA) and one advanced transportation district (ATD) that impose a sales and use tax. These authorities, their appropriate tax rates, and the participating cities and areas in each transit area are shown below.

Austin MTA
  • Local code - 3227999
  • Rate - 1% (.010000)
  • Effective - July 1, 1985
  • Participating cities and areas:
    • Austin
    • Jonestown
    • Lago Vista
    • Leander
    • Manor
    • Point Venture
    • San Leanna
    • The unincorporated area of southern Williamson County including Anderson Mill, Jollyville, and Pond Springs.
    • The unincorporated area of Travis County Commissioner Precinct 2 (north and northwest Travis County).
Corpus Christi MTA
  • Local code - 3178998
  • Rate - 1/2% (.005000)
  • Effective - Jan. 1, 1986
  • Participating cities and areas:
    • Agua Dulce
    • Bishop
    • Corpus Christi
    • Driscoll
    • Gregory
    • Port Aransas
    • Robstown
    • San Patricio
    • The unincorporated areas of Nueces County.
Dallas MTA
  • Local code - 3057994
  • Rate - 1% (.010000)
  • Effective - Jan. 1, 1984
  • Participating cities and areas:
    • Addison
    • Carrollton
    • Cockrell Hill
    • Dallas
    • Farmers Branch
    • Garland
    • Glenn Heights
    • Highland Park
    • Irving
    • Plano
    • Richardson
    • Rowlett
    • University Park
Denton County CTA
  • Local code - 3061774
  • Rate - 1/2% (.005000)
  • Effective - Jan. 1, 2004
  • Participating cities and areas:
    • Denton
    • Highland Village
    • Lewisville
El Paso CTD
  • Local code - 3071889
  • Rate - 1/2% (.005000)
  • Effective - April 1, 1988
  • Participating cities and areas:
    • El Paso only
Fort Worth MTA
  • Local code - 3220996
  • Rate - 1/2% (.005000)
  • Effective - April 1, 1984
  • Participating cities and areas:
    • Blue Mound
    • Fort Worth
    • Richland Hills
Houston MTA
  • Local code - 3101990
  • Rate - 1% (.010000)
  • Effective - Oct. 1, 1978
  • Participating cities and areas:
    • Bellaire
    • Bunker Hill Village
    • El Lago
    • Hedwig Village
    • Hilshire Village
    • Houston
    • Humble
    • Hunters Creek Village
    • Katy
    • Missouri City
    • Piney Point Village
    • Southside Place
    • Spring Valley
    • Taylor Lake Village
    • West University Place
    • The unincorporated areas of southwest and northwest Harris County including Bammel, Cypress, Hockley, Hufsmith, Klein, Satsuma, Westfield, and the portion of Spring within Harris County. The portion of the Woodlands Township in northwest Harris County is not in the Houston MTA.
Laredo CTD
  • Local code - 3240885
  • Rate - 1/4% (.002500)
  • Effective - July 1, 1991
  • Participating cities and areas:
    • Laredo only
San Antonio ATD
  • Local code - 3015664
  • Rate - 1/4% (.002500)
  • Effective - April 1, 2005
  • Participating cities and areas:
    • San Antonio only
San Antonio MTA
  • Local code - 3015995
  • Rate - 1/2% (.005000)
  • Effective - Jan. 1, 1978
  • Participating cities and areas:
    • Alamo Heights
    • Balcones Heights
    • Castle Hills
    • China Grove
    • Converse
    • Elmendorf
    • Kirby
    • Leon Valley
    • Olmos Park
    • Saint Hedwig
    • San Antonio
    • Shavano Park
    • Terrell Hills
    • The unincorporated areas of Bexar County.
    • The city of Fair Oaks Ranch withdrew from the San Antonio MTA effective September 30, 2008.
    • The city of Von Ormy withdrew from the San Antonio MTA effective September 30, 2009.

If you have questions about Local Sales and Use Tax Rate information, please contact us by e-mail at Taxalloc.RevAcct@cpa.texas.gov.