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 Transportation, 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 alcoholic beverage permits and registration and titling boats.