General Information

Duties of Office

Since the Tax Assessor - Collector has a wide range of responsibilities, most citizens deal with this county official more frequently than any other office.

The major duties of the Assessor - Collector are:

  • Collection of property tax as established by the Constitution and the State Property Tax Code;
  • Assessment (calculation) of taxes on each property in the county, and;
  • As an agent of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, the Assessor - Collector is responsible for the registration and licensing of motor vehicles owned by residents of the county.
  • The County Tax Assessor - Collector is also responsible for the collections of special fees imposed by the County and State on coin-operated vending machines and alcoholic beverage permits.
  • Collection of Hotel/Motel Taxes
  • Collection of VIT (Vehicle Inventory Tax)
  • As an agent for Texas Parks & Wildlife to register and transfer titles for boats/motor

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