History

The Tax Assessor-Collector is elected to a four-year term of office. In Jefferson County, the main duties of the Tax Assessor-Collector are as follows:

  • Collect property tax for 28 taxing jurisdictions
  • Collect Jefferson County Vehicle Inventory Tax
  • Collect Jefferson County Hotel Occupancy Tax
  • Collect Jefferson County Rendition Penalty
  • Issue Tax Certificates
  • Issue beer and wine licenses for Jefferson County
  • Issue decals for coin operated machines
  • Conduct Sheriff Sales for real and personal property in Jefferson County
  • Issue certificates of title and motor vehicle registration for the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TXDMV)
  • Serve as Voter Registrar for Jefferson County
  • Issue voter registration applications and certificates
  • Compile election precinct lists