Sales Tax & the General Fund

Please review the materials that outline the County Administrator's proposal to adjust the Montgomery County Sales Tax from 1.0% to 1.25%.  Following a public education session in April and two public hearings in June, the Montgomery County Commissioners unanimously voted in favor of the sales tax increase.  The new rate will take effect on October 1, 2018.

June 19, 2018 - Public Hearing
June 26, 2018 - Public Hearing

Sales Tax and the General Fund - Fact Sheet

Increasing the sales tax by one-quarter percent will generate an estimated $19 million annually to allow for investments in programs and services that will benefit our citizens and businesses. With an increase in the sales tax, Montgomery County will continue operating efficiency through almost $5 million in reductions.