The Tax Assessor-Collector is elected for a four-year term. The Tax Assessor-Collector is the constitutional office directed to assess and collect all ad valorem tax accounts as identified and valued by the Hays County Central Appraisal District. The Hays County Tax Office also collects property taxes for all other taxing jurisdictions (school districts, cities and special districts).
For the State of Texas, the office collects beer, wine, and liquor licensing fees as well as fees for titles and registration of trailers and motor vehicles.
The San Marcos and Kyle Tax Office locations are open Monday through Friday from 8-4:30 (except holidays). The Dripping Springs location is also open from 8-4:30 with the exception of Friday (closed from 12:30-1:30 for lunch).