COVID-19. Due to the virus, the county buildings are closed to public walk-in traffic at this time. The Treasurer’s office is now offering an exterior service window in our office to provide taxpayer assistance and receive tax payments. Face coverings are required at the window to help keep our employees safe.
The County Treasurer is responsible for mailing Property Tax Statements to the owner of the record, collecting property taxes, and disbursing taxes to the taxing authorities (school districts, towns, the county, special districts, etc.). Other duties of the Treasurer include receiving all monies sent to San Miguel County, maintaining correct and proper accounting of all monies, disbursing monies for obligations of the county on the orders of the Board of County Commissioners, and investing all monies until they are needed.
The Treasurer is an elected position with 4-year terms. Janice (Jan) Stout took office in 2007 and will serve through 2022.
The Treasurer also serves as Public Trustee in San Miguel County.
First Half: March 2, 2020
2nd Half: June 15, 2020
Full Payment: April 30, 2020
Note: The late payment interest deferral ended on April 30th. All delinquent payments now are subject to 1% interest per month.