Tax Assessor / Collector

Ellis County Tax Offices will close early on Thursday, July 29, 2021 on account of a funeral.

The following is a detailed time of closing for each office:

Waxahachie Location: 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Midlothian Location: 12:45-5:00 p.m.

Red Oak Location: 12:45-5:00 p.m.

Ennis Location: 12:45-5:00 p.m.

We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Friday July 30, 2021


It is the duty of the Tax Assessor and Collector to assess and collect for the county all taxes imposed on property within the county. The Assessor and Collector is required to make bank deposits and reports according to the terms of several statutes.

Motor Vehicle Registration

The Tax Assessor and Collector is designated by statute as the agent for the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles for collection of motor vehicle fees. Under the registration statutes, every owner of a motor vehicle is required to register it with the tax assessor in the county in which the owner resides.