Columbia County Tax Department in St. Helens Oregon

Address and phone number for Columbia County Tax Department, a Treasurer & Tax Collector Office, at The Strand, St. Helens OR.

Columbia County Tax Department
230 The Strand, St. Helens, Oregon, 97051

About the Columbia County Tax Department

The Columbia County Tax Department, located in St. Helens, Oregon is responsible for financial transactions, including issuing Columbia County tax bills, collecting personal and real property tax payments. The Columbia County Treasurer and Tax Collector's Office is part of the Columbia County Finance Department that encompasses all financial functions of the local government.

You may contact the Columbia County Tax Department for questions about:
  • Property records requests for Columbia County, OR
  • Looking up property owners by name and address
  • Columbia County property tax bills and payments
  • Property tax rates
  • Columbia County GIS maps
  • Tax sales in Columbia County, Oregon
Columbia County Property Records

Public records for property located in Columbia County are available upon request from the office of the Columbia County Tax Department. These include records of historical property tax payments for real and personal property, and property tax rates. Other records available from the Treasurer & Tax Collector include Columbia County GIS maps, plat maps, block and lot maps and tax maps.

Tax Collection

The Columbia County Tax Collector is primarily responsible for issuing tax bills, collecting and processing payments for property taxes (based on property valuations and appraisals), and following up with delinquent taxpayers in Columbia County, Oregon. The Columbia County Tax Collector's Office is responsible for taxes levied by the county, and may also collect other revenue sources such as license fees, utility fees, or fines.

Treasury Responsibilities

The Office of the Columbia County Treasurer is tasked with receipt, disbursement, and management of cash. As part of the Accounts Payable function, the Treasurer's Office processes invoices for payment, approves and makes payments, and records all transactions in the agency's financial system. While the payroll function may or may not be processed by the Columbia County Treasurer's Office, the Treasurer is ultimately responsible for signing off payments to employees and pensioners in Columbia County, Oregon.

The Treasurer is typically responsible for ensuring that sufficient cash is on hand to cover expenses while managing excess cash in such a way as to strike a balance between maximizing investment returns and maintaining sufficient liquidity and the safety of principal. The Columbia County Treasurer's Office is responsible for managing pension or other pooled investment funds on behalf of Columbia County and local governments.

Contact Columbia County Tax Department

You may contact the Treasurer & Tax Collector's Office by calling 503-397-0060, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Columbia County Tax Department, 230 The Strand, St. Helens, Oregon, 97051

Map of Columbia County Tax Department in St. Helens Oregon

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