The Woodlands Township collects an ad valorem property tax to provide important community services in the amount of 29.40 cents per $100 of assessed valuation. (29.40 is the rate set in 2013 for the 2014 budget). These services include, but are not limited to, public safety, fire protection, environmental services including waste management and recycling, parks, pathways, pools, covenant administration, economic development and other community services.
Hotel Occupancy Tax
Sales and Use Tax
The Woodlands Township collects a two percent tax on retail sales throughout the entire boundaries, which include the Town Center and all Village Centers. If you have a question on The Woodlands Township’s sales and use tax rates or its boundaries, please contact Patti Graham at 281-210-3488. You may also download the following resources:
During the 81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session (2009), The Woodlands Township’s Board of Directors was authorized to impose a supplemental local hotel occupancy tax not to exceed two percent. On August 25, 2010, the Board adopted the 2011 operating budget and subsequently approved a two percent increase in local hotel occupancy tax. Please refer to Order No. 013-10, Section 2
The Woodlands Township’s local hotel occupancy rate is nine percent, making the total combined rate with the State of Texas at 15 percent.
At least 75 percent of the proceeds from the supplemental local hotel tax must be used for the purpose of establishing, operating, and maintaining a convention and visitors bureau within The Woodlands Township. Please contact Nick Wolda, President of The Woodlands Convention and Visitors Bureau (
) or Patti Graham, Tax Analyst, (
) and they will be happy to assist you with any questions.