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Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about the Bond

Questions about Taxes

Questions about Voting

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Magnolia ISD's bond referendum will not increase the property tax rate for homeowners or businesses or for residents 65 and older who have a homestead exemption. However, state law requires all bond referendum propositions to include ballot language that reads "THIS IS A TAX INCREASE."

Passage of the bond package will not result in an increase in the property tax rate, despite the ballot language stating that there will be a tax increase. The MISD Board of Trustees voted on August 22 to lower the MISD tax rate by $0.04.

Your tax bill may be higher due to an increase in your property value, not an increase in the school district tax rate. Property appraisals are set by the county appraisal district, and home values have risen across our region.