Budget, tax rate approved Posted in: News The fiscal year 2020 budget as well as the 2019 tax rate received final unanimous approval from the Van Zandt County Commissioners Court during a special called meeting Sept. 11. VZC Judge Don Kirkpatrick and the commissioners’ court pointed out that the fiscal year 2020 budget will begin on Oct. 1,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!