COVID-19. Due to the virus, the county buildings are closed to public walk-in traffic at this time. The Treasurer’s office has an exterior service window into our office to provide taxpayer assistance and receive tax payments.  Face coverings are required 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.


Tax Lien Sale - Monday, November 30, 2020

NOTICE: Due to Covid-19, we have moved our auction to an ONLINE AUCTION administered by SRI Inc. You must register to participate in the auction at WWW.ZEUSAUCTION.COM by November 28, 2020. For more information, select Tax Lien Sale page.

LAST DAY TO PAY DELINQUENT TAXES TO AVOID TAX LIEN SALE IS NOVEMBER 25, 2020 AT NOON. PAYMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE UNTIL AFTER THE TAX LIEN SALE. Please make sure you payment is delivered to the Treasurer's office no later than November 25, 2020 at noon.

Payment Deadlines:

First Half: March 2,  2020

2nd Half: June 15, 2020

Full Payment: April 30, 2020

Property Tax Work-Off Program for the Elderly and Disabled