Property taxes in Sugar Land are some of the lowest in the state of Texas.  Add to that our business-friendly government and available economic development incentives and you can see why more global businesses make Sugar Land their home every year.
Contact us to learn more about the taxes described on this page and any analyses you might need.

 City Property Taxes

 General tax rates applicable City-wide

Taxing Entity 2017 Tax Rate
(per $100 valuation)
City of Sugar Land $0.317620
Fort Bend County General $0.453000
Fort Bend County Drainage District $0.016000
Fort Bend ISD $1.332000
Total $2.106652

Other Taxes

Sugar Land businesses are also subject to specific taxes from a variety of other entities dependent upon where in the community the company chooses to locate.

Municipal Utility Districts (MUDs)
MUDs located throughout the City of Sugar Land provide water and solid waste management services. Funds are collected through additional property taxes and bonds for water and sewer facilities.  Map of City of Sugar Land MUDs
Special Taxing Districts
In Sugar Land
2017 Tax Rate
(per $100 Valuation)
First Colony LID #1 $0.146200
First Colony LID #2 $0.200000
Fort Bend LID #2 $0.111000
Fort Bend LID #10 $0.690000
Fort Bend LID #14 $0.195000
Fort Bend LID #15 $0.690000
Fort Bend LID #17 $0.570000
FBC MUD #109 $0.300000
FBC MUD #136 $0.420000
FBC MUD #137 $0.415000
FBC MUD #138 $0.415000
FBC MUD #139 $0.410000
Burney Road MUD $0.230000
Applies only if property located
in district boundary

Levee Improvement Districts (LIDs)

LIDs provide drainage improvements. Funds are collected in a similar manner to MUDs.

Central Appraisal District (CAD)

Based on market values on January 1st each year, the Fort Bend Central Appraisal District determines property taxes for Sugar Land sites and buildings