Sales Tax within the City of Abilene is presently 8.75%
- 6.15% State Sales Tax
- 1.50% County Sales Tax
- 0.50% City General Fund Sales Tax
- 0.35% Special Sales Tax for Pool/Library Renovation Projects (Sunsets in 2018)
- 0.25% Special Streets Tax for Street Renovation Projects (Sunsets in 2023)
The City Sales Tax plus the portion of the County Sales Tax the City of Abilene receives goes into the General Fund to reduce the amount of property tax assessed each year. Approximately $1.2 million is received each year.