Arlington’s annual operating budget outlines spending on County programs, services and administration for the coming fiscal year, which begins July 1. The County Manager and County Board are committed to engaging the Arlington community in setting budget priorities.
The CIP outlines planned spending on building, maintaining, upgrading or replacing County facilities and infrastructure. Work on the FY 2021-2030 CIP is currently underway (also see the FY 2019-2028 CIP).
Arlington has an online financial transparency tool that makes it easier to see and understand how the County spends and receives money.
The adopted calendar year (CY) 2020 real estate tax rate has no increase over the CY 2019 rate. The CY 2019 rate is $1.026 (number includes $0.013 Sanitary District Tax) per $100 of assessed value. No increases for personal property tax, business tangible property, business and professional licenses, or the commercial transportation tax rates.
The County Manager proposes the tax rates in February of each year, and the County Board adopts the final tax rates in April of each year.
|Adopted Tax Rates||CY19||CY20|
|Real Estate Tax||$1.013||$1.013|
|Sanitary District Tax||$0.013||$0.013|
|Crystal City BID||$0.043||$0.043|
Rate per $100 of assessed value