OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU
From Tommy Smyth, Wichita County Texas Tax Assessor
The Tax Office mission is to make the paying of ad valorem property taxes and licensing and titling of vehicles easy, efficient, and cost effective for the citizens of Wichita County.
The Tax Office assesses and collects for 8 taxing jurisdictions in the County, disbursing almost $120 million dollars to these entities in the most recent tax year. In addition, the Tax Office processed 140 thousand vehicle registrations and title transfers last year. The County Tax Office uses the most advanced technology to assure that citizens of Wichita County receive only the best customer service available.
***From Comptroller.texas.gov*** Property tax in Texas is a locally assessed and locally administered tax. There is no state property tax. Property tax brings in the most money of all taxes available to local government to pay for schools, roads, police and firemen, emergency response services, libraries, parks and other services provided by local government. Texas……Read More
Relatively new to Texas, there are new laws in place, allowing for the limited use of Golf Carts, some off-highway vehicles and sand rails (dune buggies) to be operated on public roads. The process involves obtaining a license plate from your local tax office and checking with your local city or county ordinances that govern……Read More
The Wichita County Tax Office will follow the same schedule for closure and delayed openings as announced by the Wichita Falls Independent School District. The Burkburnett, Iowa Park and Electra substations will follow the Burkburnett, Iowa Park and Electra Independent School District schedules. PLEASE MONITOR OUR LOCAL RADIO AND TELEVISION STATIONS OR SCHOOL DISTRICT WEB……Read More
🔥FRIENDLY REMINDER🔥: PROPERTY TAXES ARE DUE BEFORE OR ON JANUARY 31st. And there is absolutely NO BETTER parking than what you can find in your own driveway! Since 2013 we have made customer service and minimizing inconvenience as our (2) top operational priorities. Encouraging our citizens to consider paying their property taxes on-line or by……Read More
Employee of the Quarter
We are very pleased to announce that Mrs. Adriana Palacios is the recipient of our Quarterly Customer Quality Service Recognition Award. Adri was also presented with a certificate of appreciation for her (5) year Wichita Co. Service Anniversary. Adri is currently assigned to our Motor Vehicle Dealer’s Section where she has done us a great job with handling the tremendous amount of volume of registration and title work associated with no less than 128 licensed dealers.
Adri has previously worked in our property tax division and as a line staff deputy clerk in motor vehicle title and registration services. Where we were able to recognize and quickly identify Adri’s natural ability to work with the public in a very courteous and friendly fashion. Adri has also distinguished herself as a versatile staff member with being very capable with working our supervisory desk in our motor vehicle division when needed. Adri frequently receives favorable customer comments as she has always placed an emphasis on providing great customer service. Again, we congratulate Adri on being recognized as the recipient of our Quarterly Customer Service Recognition Award.