Does the City of Mesquite receive the entire 8.25%?
No. The 8.25% sales tax is distributed among three separate entities as follows:


  • City of Mesquite - 1.50%

  • Mesquite Quality of Life Corporation - 0.50%

  • State of Texas - 6.25%

  • Total Sales Tax Rate - 8.25%

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1. What is the city's tax rate and who sets it?
2. Who determines the value of my house?
3. What is the sales tax rate in Mesquite?
4. Does the City of Mesquite receive the entire 8.25%?
5. Why do some cities have a different sales tax rate than Mesquite?
6. Does the City of Mesquite levy a sales tax for the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) system?
7. What is the City of Mesquite's total budget?
8. What is the City of Mesquite's garbage rate?
9. How is my water bill figured?
10. How is my sewer bill figured?
11. How much is the Drainage Utility District fee?
12. Where can I get a copy of the city's budget?