SIERRA COUNTY GOVERNMENT

Treasurer

100 N. Date
Suite 13
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901
Hours: Monday-Friday  8am-5pm

Position Vacant
Chief Deputy Treasurer
575-894-3524

Cristina Brassell
Clerk I
575-894-3524
cbrassell@sierraco.org

Position Vacant
Clerk II
575-894-3524

Janet Godfrey
Clerk II
575-894-3524
jgodfrey@sierraco.org

Treasurer

Terri Copsin
County Treasurer
575-894-3524 ext. 225
tcopsin@sierraco.org

Ms. Copsin was elected County Treasurer in 2012 and took office in 2013.

TAX PAYMENT ONLINE

The Sierra County Treasurer is ex-officio county collector for all county revenues which are distributed by the Treasurer. Major revenues consist of property and other taxes, fees, licenses and revenues from the state and federal government.

The Sierra County Treasurer is elected for a four year term at each general election.

The Treasurer accounts for:

  • -  Monies received and disbursed
  • -  Checks drawn and paid
  • -  Records pertaining to the Treasurer's office

****NOTICE TO****
SIERRA COUNTY PROPERTY OWNERS
2ND HALF 2017 PROPERTY TAXES ARE DUE APRIL 10, 2018
DELINQUENT AFTER MAY 10, 2018

ACCORDING TO N.M STATE STATUTE 7-38-83,
TIMELINESS-B. ALL ACTS REQUIRED
OR PERMITTED TO BE DONE BY MAIL
ARE TO BE POSTMARKED ON THE REQUIRED DATE,
CONTACT SIERRA COUNTY TREASURERS OFFICE
AT 575-894-3524
FOR ANY ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS.

NOTICE TO SIERRA COUNTY: If you have delinquent taxes from 2014, your property notice has been sent to State of New Mexico Delinquent Property Division to begin work on the 2018 Tax Auction. You have until the actual auction date to recover your property by paying total balance due and $125.00 Cost to State fee.

New Mexico is a self rendering state; PROPERTY TAXES ARE THE PERSONAL OBLIGATION OF THE PERSON OWNING THE PROPERTY. It is the tax payer’s responsibility to pay taxes even if they did not receive a tax bill.

LODGERS TAX: The Treasurer’s office sends letters and invoices in January for the full year.

Use the "Pay Online" button to pay your taxes online any time with a credit or debit card, or through your checking account. Online payments are secure.

You can enter your 7-digit Owner ID # in the payment screen and see the exact amount due, however you do not have to pay online. You can send a check with the correct amount due.

Click to Pay online

Fees:
Credit Cards: 2.4%
Visa Debit Card: $3.95
E-check: $1.50

Call 1-866-636-3767 to pay by phone.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Current Employment Opportunities

Sierra County is an equal opportunity employer.

Clerk II, Treasurer's Office

The Sierra County Board of County Commissioners is currently accepting applications for a back office Clerk II position in the Sierra County Treasurer’s Office. Salary is $11.44 hourly.

Benefits include participation in the Sierra County Health Insurance Program and Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA). Successful applicant must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check as required for all new Sierra County employees.

Applications will be accepted until, Friday, March 2, 2018 at 5:00 pm. Applications and job descriptions are available at Sierra County Administrative Office at 855 Van Patten, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico 87901 and must be returned to same. They may also be downloaded below:

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION
JOB DESCRIPTION

Applicants will be notified of date and time of interviews.

Sierra County is an equal opportunity employer.



Chief Deputy, Treasurer's Office

The Sierra County Treasurer hereby gives public notice that applications are being accepted for a Chief Deputy Treasurer in the Treasurer’s Office. Salary: $45,115.20 annually. Position is a terminable-at-will position.

Applications and job descriptions may be obtained from the Sierra County Administrative Office at 855 Van Patten Street, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico 87901 and must be returned (along with a resume) no later than Monday, March 5, 2018 at 5:00 pm.

Applications and job descriptions are available via download below:

APPLICATION
CHIEF DEPUTY IN THE TREASURER'S OFFICE - JOB DESCRIPTION

Benefits include Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico and insurance benefits.

If you have any questions you may contact the Sierra County Treasurer, Teri Copsin, at (575) 894-3524.



 

Department Documents and Forms

 

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