Lafayette Parish, Louisiana - Assessor's Office
The Lafayette Parish Assessor is responsible for appraising real estate and assessing a property tax on properties located in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana. You can contact the Lafayette Parish Assessor for:
- Paying your property tax
- Reporting upgrades or improvements
- Your property tax bill
- Checking the Lafayette Parish property tax due date
- Information on your property's tax assessment
- Appealing your property tax appraisal
The Lafayette Parish Assessor's Office is located in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Lafayette Parish Assessor Contact Information
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Lafayette Parish Assessor's Office Services
There are three major roles involved in administering property taxes - Tax Assessor, Property Appraiser, and Tax Collector. Note that in some counties, one or more of these roles may be held by the same individual or office. For example, the Lafayette Parish Tax Assessor may also serve as the Lafayette Parish Tax Appraiser.
- The Lafayette Parish Tax Assessor is responsible for setting property tax rates and collecting owed property tax on real estate located in Lafayette Parish.
- The Lafayette Parish Property Appraiser is responsible for determining the taxable value of each piece of real estate, which the Tax Assessor will use to determine the owed property tax.
- The Lafayette Parish Tax Collector is responsible for collecting property tax from property owners. They issue yearly tax bills to all property owners in Lafayette Parish, and work with the sheriff's office to foreclose on properties with delinquent taxes.
When contacting Lafayette Parish about your property taxes, make sure that you are contacting the correct office. You can call the Lafayette Parish Tax Assessor's Office for assistance at 337-291-7080. Remember to have your property's Tax ID Number or Parcel Number available when you call!
If you have documents to send, you can fax them to the Lafayette Parish assessor's office at 337-291-7086. Please call the assessor's office in Lafayette before you send documents or if you need to schedule a meeting.