The Jackson County Treasurer's Office is the banker for Jackson County. Upon receipt of the collector books from the county clerk, the county collector prepares tax bills for all real estate taxes within the county and mails them to owners of record. The distribution of tax receipts are then made to the various taxing districts during the collection period. Along with the collection of real estate taxes, the county treasurer also collects the mobile home local service tax and administrates for the Department of Revenue the Senior Citizens Real Estate Tax Deferral Program.
In addition, the Treasurer's Office is responsible for refunding of duplicate or overpayments, issuing of error refunds, annual and scavenger tax sales for delinquent properties, the accounting and auditing of collections and distributions.
The Treasurer's Office also keeps the records and approve the investments for many of the accounts needed for the county's general operations.