Tax Matters

Each year, the Harris County Appraisal District sets the value of property for ad valorem tax purposes for property located within the boundaries of Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 500 (Harris County MUD 500). Local taxing units such as the county, school district, and water district use total property valuation to help guide decisions about tax rates when determining how to meet monetary requirements each year. For any questions concerning the valuation of your property, contact the Harris County Appraisal District, at

Tax Rate

For the 2021 tax year, Harris County MUD 500 levied a total ad valorem tax of $0.98 on each $100 of taxable property within Harris County MUD 500, consisting of the following three components:

  • $0.06 to pay debt service requirements for Harris County MUD 500 unlimited tax bonds;
  • $0.75 cents to pay Harris County MUD 500’s contract payments to Harris County MUD 500, in its capacity as the Master District, for debt service requirements for Harris County MUD 500’s contract revenue bonds; and
  • $0.17 to provide funds for maintenance and operation purposes.

For questions about your taxes, please contact the District’s Tax Assessor/Collector:

Bob Leared Interest
11111 Katy Freeway, Suite 725
Houston, TX 77079-2197
Phone: (713) 932-9011

Pay your Harris County MUD 500 taxes online

Information about the District required by Section 26.18, Texas Tax Code, created by Senate Bill 2 (also known as the Texas Property Tax Reform and Transparency Act of 2019), is available here: