The Treasurer serves as the tax collector and banker of public funds for Bernalillo County, the state and numerous other tax agencies.
The Treasurer’s Office receives the property values, the tax rate and the amount of taxes due from the Assessor’s office and has the obligation to collect all taxes and fees owed on personal and real property in Bernalillo County.
The Office collects and disburses tax collections to appropriate governmental agencies and keeps all books, records and funds pertaining to the office ready for inspection by the County Commission, the State Department of Finance and Administration and the auditors.
Any unused money is invested for later use. The County’s investment policy guides the types of investments used and the investment strategy.
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