Jones County, Mississippi - Assessor's Office
The Jones County Assessor is responsible for appraising real estate and assessing a property tax on properties located in Jones County, Mississippi. You can contact the Jones County Assessor for:
- Reporting upgrades or improvements
- Checking the Jones County property tax due date
- Information on your property's tax assessment
- Your property tax bill
- Paying your property tax
- Appealing your property tax appraisal
The Jones County Assessor's Office is located in the First Judicial District in Ellisville, Mississippi.
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Jones County 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 Jones County Tax Assessor may also serve as the Jones County Tax Appraiser.
- The Jones County Tax Assessor is responsible for setting property tax rates and collecting owed property tax on real estate located in Jones County.
- The Jones County 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 Jones County Tax Collector is responsible for collecting property tax from property owners. They issue yearly tax bills to all property owners in Jones County, and work with the sheriff's office to foreclose on properties with delinquent taxes.
When contacting Jones County about your property taxes, make sure that you are contacting the correct office. You can call the Jones County Tax Assessor's Office for assistance at 601-477-3261. 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 Jones County assessor's office at 601-477-3042. Please call the assessor's office in Ellisville before you send documents or if you need to schedule a meeting. If you have general questions, you can call the Jones County Courthouse at 601-428-3139.