2022 Tax Rate pUBLIC NOTICE

Notice Description
Public Hearing on Tax Increase
Notice about 2022 Tax rate
2022 Tax Rate Comparisons

Municipal Property Tax Rate

The tax rate approved by the City of Socorro for the 2020 Tax Year is 0.8369950 cents per $100 assessed value. A table comparing the City of Socorro’s tax rate with other municipalities in El Paso can be seen below. This table is for informational purposes only.  

City of Socorro City of El Paso Horizon City City of San Elizario

For more information on current and proposed property tax rates, as well as the current and proposed use of tax revenues by the City of Socorro, visit the Budget and Property Tax Notices page.

Overlapping Property Taxes

In addition to City taxes, property within the City of Socorro is subject to taxation by the following jurisdictions.

Entity 2020 Adopted Tax Rate
Socorro Independent School District (SISD)
County of El Paso
University Medical Center (UMC)
Lower Valley Water District (LVWD)
El Paso Community College (EPCC)
Emergency Services District #2 (ESD)

Look up your property taxes via the El Paso County Tax Assessor Property Search.

sales & use tax

The City of Socorro’s current sales tax rate is 0.0825000 (8.250%) and is distributed as follows:

Entity Portion of Sales Tax Received
State of Texas
0.0625000 (6.25%)
City of Socorro
0.0100000 (1.00%)
El Paso County
0.0050000 (0.50%)
Emergency Services District #2 (ESD)
0.0050000 (0.50%)
Total Sales Tax Rate
0.0825000 (8.25%)
Look up your sales tax by location via the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Sales Tax Rate Locator.

hotel occupancy tax

The City of Socorro’s Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) rate is 6.5 percent. The HOT rate in Socorro is made up of the state hotel occupancy tax rate at 6 percent (.06) of the cost of a room, plus the locally adopted hotel occupancy tax rate of 0.5 percent. All HOT revenues are used for the promotion of tourism.

The following table is provided for informational purposes only.

City of Socorro City of El Paso
Learn more about the Hotel Occupancy Tax on the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Hotel Occupancy Tax website.

Tax Assessor-Collector

City of Socorro taxes are collected by the Office of the El Paso County Tax Assessor-Collector. Please visit their website for a list of tax office locations throughout El Paso County.

Tax Office
301 Manny Martinez Dr., 1st Floor
El Paso, Texas 79905
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Phone: (915) 771-2300
FAX: (915) 771-2301

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