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General Information: Tax Assessor-Collector

General Information: Tax Assessor-Collector

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General Information

Duties of Office

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

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 titling of motor vehicles owned by residents of the county.

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