The City of Rosenberg is committed to financial transparency, and to providing access to the information to which taxpayers and voters are entitled. The information provided below is in accordance with the Texas Comptroller of Public Account’s Transparency Stars Program criteria for local governments, a program designed to recognize entities for going above and beyond in their transparency efforts and who open their books to the public; provide clear, consistent pictures of spending; and share information in a user friendly format.
Take some time to review the information and documents provided. We hope it will be of use, and should you have any suggestions for further improvements or inclusions, we hope you’ll take a quick minute to let us know (web form coming soon). Questions regarding the City of Rosenberg financial information contained below should be directed to the City’s Finance Department at (832) 595-3350.
Rosenberg Fiscal Year 2017 Tax Rates
|Property Tax||per $100 of taxable assessed valuation|
|Maintenance & Operations (M&O)||$0.255662|
|Interest & Sinking (I&S)||$0.214338|
For additional information on property taxes, please visit the Fort Bend Central Appraisal District (property appraisal and exemption information), or the Fort Bend County Tax Assessor/Collector (tax administration and payment information).
|State of Texas||6.25%|
|City of Rosenberg||1.00%|
|Property Tax Reduction||0.50%|
|Rosenberg Development Corporation||0.50%|
|Total Sales Tax Rate||8.25%|
For additional information on State sales and use taxes, please visit the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts website.
Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) Rate
|City of Rosenberg||7.00%|
For more information, please review the state of Texas Hotel Occupancy Tax Statute – Chapter 351 – Municipal Hotel Occupancy Taxes.
Public Information & Elected Officials
In addition to providing access to financial information, the City is also committed to providing public information in accordance with State statutes. To request access to public information, please complete the City’s form [PDF], or contact the City Secretary’s office by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or calling (832) 595-3340. Visit the Texas Attorney General’s website for more information on the Texas Public Information Act.
The City is governed by the City Council, and managed by a professional City Manager and staff. Elected official information, including email contacts, is available here.
State Comptroller of Public Accounts Resources
If the information on this site was helpful to you, please be sure to visit TexasTransparency.org, the Comptroller’s site that serves as a one-stop source to collect available information on local government finances in Texas, including the existing and proposed debt of cities, counties, school and hospital districts, and other special-purpose districts across Texas.
The following summary data is from the government-wide Statement of Activities in the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The government-wide Statement of Activities reports the results of the City’s operations on an accrual basis of accounting. Revenues are recognized when earned and expenses are recognized at the time the liability is incurred.