101 Courthouse Square
Cotulla, TX 78014

tax assessorDora A. Gonzales, PCC, CTOP
Tax Assessor Collector

Office: (830) 483-5134
Fax: (830) 483-5102
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101 Courthouse Square, Ste. 114  I  P.O. Box 737
Cotulla, TX 78014

The Tax Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
We stay open during the lunch hour for your convenience.

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Description of Office

The tax assessor-collector is a constitutionally required office for counties over 10,000 population (Tex. Const. Art. VIII, Sec. 14). In smaller counties the office may be created by a majority of the voters, or, as is the case in some Texas counties, the sheriff may perform the duties (Tex. Const. Art. VIII, Sec. 16, 16a).

In the past, the tax assessor-collector determined the value of property and collected taxes within the county. This office could also contract with other
governmental units to perform the same services. However, effective on January 1, 1982, state law required that counties participate in a single appraisal district (Tex. Const. Art. VIII, Sec. 18). Under the revision, many duties regarding property taxes which were performed by the county tax assessor-collector, such as appraisal, became duties of the office of the chief appraiser of the districts. Currently, the county tax assessor-collector is to assess and collect taxes on property in the county for the county and, under certain conditions, for another taxing unit (Tax Code Sec. 6.23).

Tax assessor-collector functions under Texas Tax Code, as enacted in 1979 and amended in later years, are enumerated on the following pages. Also listed are the office's responsibilities for motor vehicle registration, voter registration, and other taxing and financial duties.

For more complete information about the duties of the treasurer and other county officials, click here.


Certified Payments has informed us that in order to avoid raising the percentage rates charged to Customers as a convenience fee, the minimum service/convenience fees charged when using credit and debit cards has been increased to $2.00 per transaction effective January 1, 2023.
The percentages for convenience fees charged remains the same: 2.35% charged by the processing company for credit card payments and a 2.00 processing fee for an electronic check.



Payments will be posted/udpated weekly.

The La Salle County Tax Assessor's Office is now accepting payment of property taxes with electronic check or major credit card online.  All payment fees will be displayed in the payment as soon as payment is submitted.  Please provide your telephone number and property ID number, if multiple accounts, please reference Owner/Taxpayer ID and or statement number, which are located on your tax statement when making a payment.  Be sure to keep a copy of the confirmation number once the payment has been accepted.  You can also make a payment in person during regular business hours in our office on the first floor at the La Salle County Courthouse at 101 Courthouse Square, Suite 114, in Cotulla or you can mail your payments to PO Box 737, Cotulla TX 78014.  If you would like to make an electronic check or a credit card payment now, please click on the credit cards logo below.  You will be re-directed to the Certified Payments website.

Pay with a check or credit card online now:
Pay La Salle County Property Taxes Online Now!

Renew Your Motor Vehicle Registration Online

No Title Transfers after 4:30 p.m.
You can renew your vehicle registration for La Salle County if you meet the following requirements:

1. Your vehicle registration may be renewed 90 days before the expiration date, or up to six months after the expiration date, if you have not received a citation for expired registration. Your expiration month will not change.

2. As the vehicle owner, you must be a resident of La Salle County.

3. You must have an active e-mail account.

4. You must carry at least the minimum amount of liability insurance required by Texas law. As part of the online registration renewal process, the TexasSure Vehicle Insurance Verification Program will automatically check to verify that you have the proper insurance. You must enter your insurance information when TexasSure cannot verify.

5. You must have a valid credit card. VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover cards are acceptable for online registration renewal. If you renew online, the total price includes non-refundable funds that support the ongoing operations and enhancements of Texas.gov. There is also a $1 "mail-in fee" that covers your county's cost to process and mail your sticker and/or license plates.

6. The total gross weight of your vehicle is 54,999 pounds or less.

7. You may renew your vehicle registration without having received the renewal notice mailed to you each year.

(Continue on and you can sign up for an eReminder — a friendly e-mail that your vehicle registration sticker is coming due.)

Click Here to renew your Motor Vehicle Registration