The Tax Assessor's office assists homeowners with Homestead Exemption applications, maintains Tax Maps, lists all taxable property, and maintains a value on real, commercial, and personal property tax rolls for the County and cities.
A Homestead Exemption is a special provision in the state’s tax laws that reduces the property taxes people have to pay on their primary home. Residents must apply for the program January 1-April 1. It is not automatic.
The Tax Collector is responsible for the collection of taxes on: Airplanes, Automobiles, Mobile Homes, Motor Homes, Motorcycles, Personal Property, Real Property, Trailers. The Tax Collector maintains three locations for the payment of taxes including car tags and property taxes.