Where does your Tax $ go?


60%
Schools

16%
County

4%
Dist

13%
Cities

7%
Fire

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Merced County School Districts and Merced College receive the largest share of your tax $ represented in the education and education augmentation distribution. There are 20 school districts that educate K-12 students. For more information, please visit http://www.mcoe.org

 

Merced County portion of your tax $ supports the County General Fund services. The County provides services to the community through multiple agencies and departments. For more information, please visit Merced County Organizational Chart

 

Special Districts consist of service districts to meet the needs of the community in various capacities. Some examples include water, sewer, cemetery, and mosquito abatement districts. Please refer to your tax bill regarding the special districts servicing your tax area.

 

Cities in Merced County includes cities and unincorporated communities in Merced County; please visit Merced County Wikipedia

 

Fire Control distribution for all rural unincorporated areas; please visit the Fire Department for specific information and services.