The Woodlands Township’s current hotel occupancy tax rate is 15%, 9% which is retained locally for the retirement of debt on The Township’s Convention Center and funding of The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau (Visit The Woodlands) and 6% which is remitted to the State of Texas. For more information on filing local hotel occupancy tax refer to Hotel Tax Information.
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Current rates can be viewed online at the Montgomery County website.
The Woodlands Township Board of Directors adopted a resolution June 2023 establishing a $50,000 residential homestead exemption for individuals who are disabled or are sixty-five (65) years of age or older. The other applicable homestead exemption is the State-mandatory Veterans exemption which will vary from 25 percent to 100 percent depending on disability rating by the Veteran's Administration. In addition, a general residential exemption of 3% of the appraised value of residence homestead was also adopted.
The forms to apply for these exemptions can be requested at the appropriate Central Appraisal Districts. In Montgomery County, call 936-756-3354, Metro Line 936-441-2186, or visit the Montgomery Central Appraisal District website. If in Harris County, call 713-957-7800 or visit the Harris County Appraisal District website
The best way to determine if The Woodlands Township Property Tax has been paid on the property or properties you own, check the Tax Assessor Collector website for either Montgomery County or Harris County. The phone number is 936-539-7897.
Prorated taxes between buyers and sellers are calculated by title companies at the closing of the transaction in accordance with applicable laws and regulations that govern such matters. Please contact your title company representative for questions regarding prorated taxes due at closing.
The Woodlands Township current sales and use tax rate is 8.25 percent. The State of Texas receives 6.25 percent, 1.0 percent is dedicated to The Woodlands Township, and 1.0 percent to The Woodlands Township Economic Development Zone.