The County Treasurer is responsible for mailing Property Tax Statements to the owner of record, collecting property taxes, and disbursing taxes to the taxing authorities (school districts, towns, the county, special districts,etc.). The Treasurer does NOT determine the amount of tax to be collected. For more information on the value of your property or the amount of the taxes collected, please contact the Washington County Assessors Office. Property Taxes become due on January 1 for the previous year. Payments may be paid in two equal installments or in one full installment, partial payments are not accepted.
The treasurer also enforces collection of delinquent taxes by conducting an annual delinquent real estate property tax sale. Personal property is subject to distraint, seizure, and sale of the property.