Estimate Property Taxes on a 175k Home

Calculate property taxes on a 175,000 home purchase.
About Property Taxes
Property taxes are assessed by local municipalities to pay for things such as local public schools, parks, and other municipal expenses. It can be confusing to estimate your new property taxes when buying a home.

When you buy a home, the property taxes are typically assessed based on the purchase price. You could end up paying significantly higher property taxes than the previous owner, especially if the previous owner has lived in the home for years and the taxable value is less than the purchase price.

For example, let's say that the previous owner has owned the house for 20 years and the taxable value is $70,000. However, the house is worth much more, and you pay $175,000. In this scenario, your new taxable value could be $175,000, and if the tax rate is 2%, the new tax bill could be $3,500/year even though the previous owner paid just $1,400.
Previous Owner New Owner
Taxable Value $70,000 $175,000
Tax Rate 2% 2%
Property Taxes $1,400 $3,500
Estimate Property Taxes on a 175,000 Home Purchase
Use this calculator to determine the new tax bill on a home purchase. The results will update as you type. Your local government should have data about the tax rates and millage rates. You'll need to find out how the taxable value is calculated. Many times, the accessed and taxable values are 50% of the actual purchase price of the home.
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Taxes Using 100% Value
Value Tax Rate Property Taxes
175,000 0.1% $175
175,000 0.2% $350
175,000 0.3% $525
175,000 0.4% $700
175,000 0.5% $875
175,000 0.6% $1,050
175,000 0.7% $1,225
175,000 0.8% $1,400
175,000 0.9% $1,575
175,000 1% $1,750
175,000 1.1% $1,925
175,000 1.2% $2,100
175,000 1.3% $2,275
175,000 1.4% $2,450
175,000 1.5% $2,625
175,000 1.6% $2,800
175,000 1.7% $2,975
175,000 1.8% $3,150
175,000 1.9% $3,325
175,000 2% $3,500
175,000 2.1% $3,675
175,000 2.2% $3,850
175,000 2.3% $4,025
175,000 2.4% $4,200
175,000 2.5% $4,375
175,000 2.6% $4,550
175,000 2.7% $4,725
175,000 2.8% $4,900
175,000 2.9% $5,075
175,000 3% $5,250
Taxes Using 50% Value and Mills
Taxable Value Millage Rate (per $1,000) Property Taxes
87,500 $2 per $1,000 $175
87,500 $4 per $1,000 $350
87,500 $6 per $1,000 $525
87,500 $8 per $1,000 $700
87,500 $10 per $1,000 $875
87,500 $12 per $1,000 $1,050
87,500 $14 per $1,000 $1,225
87,500 $16 per $1,000 $1,400
87,500 $18 per $1,000 $1,575
87,500 $20 per $1,000 $1,750
87,500 $22 per $1,000 $1,925
87,500 $24 per $1,000 $2,100
87,500 $26 per $1,000 $2,275
87,500 $28 per $1,000 $2,450
87,500 $30 per $1,000 $2,625
87,500 $32 per $1,000 $2,800
87,500 $34 per $1,000 $2,975
87,500 $36 per $1,000 $3,150
87,500 $38 per $1,000 $3,325
87,500 $40 per $1,000 $3,500
87,500 $42 per $1,000 $3,675
87,500 $44 per $1,000 $3,850
87,500 $46 per $1,000 $4,025
87,500 $48 per $1,000 $4,200
87,500 $50 per $1,000 $4,375
87,500 $52 per $1,000 $4,550
87,500 $54 per $1,000 $4,725
87,500 $56 per $1,000 $4,900
87,500 $58 per $1,000 $5,075
87,500 $60 per $1,000 $5,250
Understanding the Tax Bill
Many times, a property is accessed at 50% of the value of a property. The taxable value often has a cap on the amount that it can increase but this depends on the municipality. This is why long time home owners often have taxable values much less than assessed values.

The millage rate is a number used by local governments to assess taxes. It is expressed as a dollar amount for every $1,000 in taxable value. For example, 40 mills would equal $40 in property taxes for every $1,000 of taxable value. So for a home with a taxable value of $87,500, a rate of 40 mills would have property taxes of $3,500.
Assessed Value Value that the assessor gives to the property. This is usually less than the actual value of the home.
Taxable Value The value that is used to calculate property taxes.
Mills or Millage Rate Expressed as dollars per $1,000 of taxable value.
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