Tax bill information is provided to the public and the Treasurer is responsible for the collection and distribution of the personal and real property taxes levied by the county and various taxing entities including the community college, school districts, fire districts, sanitary districts, water and irrigation districts, various improvement districts, flood control districts and cities.
The Treasurer offers delinquent taxes for purchase at a Tax Lien Sale in February that increases the revenue from unpaid delinquent taxes. The 2013 Tax Lien Sale will be held on February 21, 2013.
The Treasurer Oversees the process of deeding property to the State of Arizona for parcels with seven years delinquent taxes. A successful deed requires a title search of all interested parties, notification by certified mail to the property owner and anyone holding an interest in the property, advertising in a local newspaper and posting parcels within the city limits.