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.