Lauderdale County Revenue Commissioner's Office is
responsible for the assessment of both Real (land and
buildings) and Business Personal Property (furniture,
machinery, equipment) for all of Lauderdale County,
Alabama. The assessment period for both types of
property begins on Oct. 1 and ends on Dec. 31.
Revenue Commissioner's office is responsible for the
collection of taxes on all previously assessed Real and
Business Personal Property. Taxes are collected each
year beginning Oct. 1 and are delinquent after Dec. 31.
Revenue Commissioner's Office is divided into three main
Collections: Handles the collection of taxes.
Collection Department is responsible for the collection
of taxes on all property Real and Personal assessed in
Lauderdale County. It is also the duty of the
Collection Department to issue Manufactured Home Decals.
Assessment: Handles the assessing of Real Property.
Appraisal/Mapping: Handles the valuation of Real
Property and the assessment and valuation of Business
Personal Property. The Mapping section handles the
mapping of Real Property for tax purposes.
Department is divided into three sections.
- Real Property
Appraisal is responsible for the valuation of
land and improvements (houses, buildings, barns and
pools) that are permanently attached to the land.
Personal Property is responsible for the
assessment and valuation of business personal
property (machinery, furniture, fixtures and
equipment) used in the operation of a business.
- The Mapping
Department is responsible for the maintenance of
a visual record, in the form of maps, of the
ownership of property for tax purposes in Lauderdale