All Fort Bend County Tax Offices will close early on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at 2:00PM. Normal business hours will resume Thursday, July 28, 2022.


Carmen P. Turner, MPA, Tax Assessor-Collector

At the moment all of our offices are dealing with some staff shortages. In order for us to provide the best service to all of our customers we ask that you all please try and be patient as the wait time will be a little longer than usual. We do apologize for the inconvenience, but we appreciate your time. Thank you. Have a great day.

FORT BEND COUNTY CELEBRATES AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH: Carmen P. Turner, MPA, is the first African American Tax Assessor-Collector for Fort Bend County since Reconstruction. Watch a video of her and Sheriff Eric Fagan, Fort Bend County's first African American Sheriff since Reconstruction here:


NEW OFFICE HOURS EFFECTIVE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15: All Tax Office locations will now be open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Read the full press release here.

POST-DATED CHECKS: The Tax Office deposits all checks upon receipt, regardless of the date written on the check.


Does Your Vehicle Registration Expire This Month?

July Registration


CONTACT THE TAX OFFICE VIA PHONE: Feel free to call our office at 281-341-3710. Our staff is on hand to answer your auto and property tax questions.

CONTACT THE TAX OFFICE VIA EMAIL: We are monitoring the Tax Office email account throughout the day. Email us at with any auto or property tax questions.

You can still go online and process many types of transactions. For information to process transactions using contact-free methods, click on the COVID-19 automobile and property tax pages in the left navigation bar.

Carmen Turner - County Tax Assessor Collector

Carmen Turner was born in Bryan, Texas, the oldest of five siblings, and the proud mother of one son. While working full-time, Turner received her Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Minor in Psychology from the University of Houston - Downtown and a Master of Public Administration from Texas Southern University. Carmen is the co-founder of the The Smith & Turner Foundation, a nonprofit organization fully committed to restorative justice and prison reform. Through the Foundation, she helps formerly incarcerated individuals secure their Commercial Driver's License. Additionally, Carmen’s commitment to her community has spanned over three decades with special emphasis on supporting the youth and senior citizens.

Carmen Turner has twenty years of municipal, county, and state government experience as well as being a business owner for over thirty-five years; fifteen of those years included residential and commercial real estate experience. Carmen’s professional experience will allow her to educate the residents of Fort Bend County and ensure their awareness of county resources by furnishing the community with the tools needed to adequately meet tax obligations. Carmen’s top priority is transparency and efficiency through direction and leadership for an effective administration and operations. Carmen looks forward to the journey ahead while providing services, employing applicable managerial, budgeting, and accounting procedures to ensure efficient and effective utilization of the Fort Bend County's resources.

Carmen Turner is honored to serve as Fort Bend County's Tax Assessor-Collector

"The key to my success is walking by faith; if you succeed, I succeed." - Carmen Turner, MPA

The Tax Assessor-Collector provides friendly, efficient and professional tax collection services for taxpayers of Fort Bend County as well as tax research and information referral.  As an agent for the state, the Tax Assessor-Collector also collects automobile/truck and trailer taxes, vehicle registration fees and beer/wine & liquor fees.


The tax office team is focused on providing taxpayers with superior customer service by phone, fax, internet or in person.  Our focus is on the future growth of Fort Bend County while maintaining excellent customer service and customer friendly offices.