Taxes, finances and businesses

  • What does the bond program impact my property taxes?

  • Would this bond referendum have any impact on the taxes paid by homeowners age 65 and older?

  • Are facility bond taxes deductible on my federal tax returns?

  • What is HISD's current financial condition?

  • How do HISD taxes compare to other school district tax rates in the area?

  • Will HISD be able to sell its bonds at a favorable rate?

  • What is the difference between the Maintenance and Operations (M&O), Debt Service, and Total tax rates?

  • In 2007, HISD promised to increase the opportunities for businesses owned by minorities and women to participate in the bond program. Was that promise kept?