Overview Agency History Scope and Contents of the Records Organization of the Records Restrictions Index Terms Related Material Administrative Information Description of Series Assessment rolls, 1865-1878, 1899-1900, 1906, 1930, 1950, Delinquent tax records, 1884-1959, 1961, 1963, Drainage district tax records, 1909-1946, Occupation license and tax records, 1865-1870, 1890-1904, 1913-1932, Poll tax records, 1908-1916, Scholastic census, 1878-1879, Correspondence and information files, 1906-1907, 1912-1925, 1929, 1932-1953, 1964, 1980, Among the responsibilities assigned to the Galveston County tax assessor-collector were assessing and collecting state and county real and personal property taxes, occupation taxes, drainage taxes, and poll taxes; determining delinquent taxpayers; registering voters; and conducting special censuses as directed by the legislature.
For a brief period following the Civil War, the Reconstruction Constitution of 1869 specified that justices of the peace serve as tax assessors in their precincts and sheriffs serve as tax collectors.Records include property assessment rolls, real and personal property delinquent tax rolls and records, a register of delinquent tax lawsuits, drainage tax records, occupation license and tax records, poll tax records, scholastic census records, and correspondence and information files dating 1865-1878, 1884-1959, 1961-1964, and 1980.The Galveston County tax assessor-collector was the assessor and collector of taxes, recording, compiling, and maintaining books and records of tax assessments, tax collections, and tax delinquencies.*Please note that the Assessors Office establishes values only.The Early County Tax Commissioner should be contacted with tax bill related questions. Early County was created from land obtained from the Creek Indians.Senior Assessment Freeze Applications and Senior Homestead Applications are available at the Orland Township Assessor’s Office.Please call (708) 403-4222 to learn what documentation is necessary to complete these applications. Applications and complete instructions can be downloaded by clicking here. 1 of the year in which they are applying, and use that home as their principal place of residence, are entitled to a reduction in their equalized assessed valuation of ,000.The Assessor’s Office is responsible for discovering, listing, classifying and valuing all of the real and personal property in the county.The work of the office is audited annually by an independent auditor contracted by the State Legislative Council and must meet criteria established by the State Board of Equalization.All of the revenue generated by property tax stays within Moffat County.The tax information is provided to the Treasurer for the production of the tax roll.