Auditor-Treasurer

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Mission Statement

The County Auditor-Treasurer is an elected position serving a four year term. The Auditor-Treasurer and staff are dedicated to serving the citizens of Benton County by offering the best possible service in all statutory and assigned duties.

Overview of Duties

The Auditor-Treasurer:

  • Collects all county funds owed to the county, much of which are Real Estate and  Personal Property taxes
  • Creates reports for the county, state and federal government
  • Performs tax administration including land transfers, name and address maintenance, splits and combines of property, tax calculation, tax increment finance, and special assessments and settlements.
  • Administers sale of licenses of Liquor, 3.2 Malt Liquor, auctioneers and more.
  • Collects Aggregate Tax

In addition to the above duties, the Auditor-Treasurer is also the Chief Election Officer of the county, responsible for voter registration, ballot layout and absentee voting. Election duties are performed for both state and county.

Other Duties

  • Auctioneer
  • Banking and Collections
  • Driver's License, renewals and duplicates
  • Elections
  • License Center
  • Liquor and 3.2 Malt Liquor
  • Parcel Information
  • Property Tax Administration
  • State Identification Cards
  • Tobacco

Payment

Benton County does not accept credit cards for payment at the counter.