Cheryl E. Johnson, PCC
Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector
Welcome to the Galveston County Tax Office! Our mission is to provide exemplary service in a cost efficient manner to all customers. Since 2005, our team has been dedicated to serving the public and governmental entities with enthusiasm and excellence. We will continue to focus on improving accountability, the quality of services and aggressively seek ways to lower cost. We are working smarter and delivering more to you!
All Departments (877) 766-2284 (toll free)
Administration (877) 766-2284 (toll free)
Property Tax (409) 766-2481
Voter Registration (888) 976-2280 (toll free)
Motto of the Galveston County Tax Office:
The race for quality has no finish line.
10 Commandments of Customer Service (plus one)
The customer is never an interruption to our work...the customer IS our work!
Brighten every customer’s day. Greet everyone with a smile.
Whenever possible, call customers by name.
Project professional courtesy and dignity.
State things in a positive way.
Never argue with a customer.
Always go the extra mile to provide assistance.
Never say, “I don’t know” without saying, “but I would be more than
happy to find out!”
Never blame others.
- Never forget our customers pay our salary.
- Be remarkable!
View a 5 year history of tax rates for all Galveston County governments.
This listing includes adopted rates and the calculated rates (Effective Tax
Rate which is the rate that will raise the same revenue on the same
properties as the prior year and Rollback Rates which is the maximum
that may be adopted without an automatic - for school districts - or
petitioned approval by voters). These calculations are designed to
provide transparency in local government axation. The process is
known as Truth in Taxation.
2018 TNT Five Year Summary Report.PDF