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Tax Assessor

Hours: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. M – F in Kaufman, Terrell, and Forney.  8 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Kemp. (Except for County Approved Holidays)

Questions? Vehicle Registration 469-376-4688 or  Property Tax  469-376-4689

Kaufman County Tax Office Locations:

Kaufman – County Courthouse Annex 100 N. Washington Street Kaufman, TX 75142

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., M-F


Terrell – 408 E. College Street Terrell, TX 75160 469-376-4728 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., M-F

Forney – 200 E. Main Street Forney, TX 75126 469-376-4600 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., M-F

Kemp – 103 N. Main Street Kemp, TX 75143 469-376-4626 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., M-F

(Kemp office closed daily from 12 noon – 12:30 p.m. for lunch)

Duties of the Tax Assessor-Collector:

The major tax duty of the assessor-collector, who collects property taxes, is the assessment (calculation) of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax as established by the Constitution and the State Property Tax Code. In addition, as an agent of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, the assessor-collector is responsible for the registration and licensing of motor vehicles owned by residents of the county. Another duty of the county tax assessor-collector is that of voter registrar. The County Tax Assessor-Collector is also responsible for the collections of special fees imposed by the County and state on coin-operated vending machines, alcoholic beverage permits.

Elections/Voter Registration:  Please see the Elections Department for more information.