Cost of Living

Fairview’s total sales tax rate is 8.25%, which includes 1% for local economic and community development. We maintain one of the lowest ad valorem rates in the Metroplex, and we are ranked as one of the lowest tax rates of 675 Texas municipalities reporting tax rates to the Texas Municipal League. Fairview also consistently maintains one of the lowest property tax rates for a full service municipality in Collin County.

Cost of Living Comparison

Texas is one of only four states that does not have a corporate income tax and one of only seven states that does not have an individual income tax.
2016 Sales Tax (8.25%) Breakdown      

 State of Texas  6.25%
 Town of Fairview General Fund  1.0%
 Fairview Economic Development Corporation  .50%
 Fairview Community Development Corporation  .50%
2016 Property Taxes (rates are per $100.00 of property valuation)          
 Town of Fairview  .359999
 McKinney ISD  1.620000
 Lovejoy ISD  1.670000
 Collin County  .208395
 Collin College  .081222
Property Tax Comparisons        
 Fairview  .359999
 Allen  .520000
 Frisco  .450000
 Lucas  .317948
 McKinney  .573000
 Plano  .478600
 Prosper  .520000
 Wylie  .848900
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