The Finance Department is divided into three divisions:
The Finance Director is the administrative officer over these divisions, which provide a wide range of services to the public, and internally to the City organization.
The City of Paris has contracted with the Lamar County Appraisal District to assess and collect its property taxes.
This process involves determining the value of all property, sending out tax statements, and actual collection of tax revenue.
Any questions related to value, taxability, billing, collection, property ownership, or other property tax issues should be directed to:
Lamar County Appraisal District
521 Bonham Street
Paris, TX 75460
Ph: (903) 785-7822
The City's responsibilities in this area include the setting of the tax rate by the City Council and the calculating of the effective and rollback tax rates by the Finance Director. Questions on these issues may be directed to the Finance Director at (903) 784-9241.