The office of County Auditor was created in 1870. The duties of the office covered areas that had previously been given to the County Judge in 1851 and later in 1861 to the Clerk of Court. The State Legislature added the duties of Commissioner of Elections in the early 1970’s. The County Auditor is an elected position with a term of four years. Today the primary duties and responsibilities of the Marshall County Auditor as follows:
Real Estate & Taxation:
Maintains records of all property ownership in the county. Determines tax rates and property taxes for all taxable property based on valuations, certifies local budgets, various tax credits and exemptions, and Tax Increment Financing (TIF). More Information
Maintains ledger accounts of all revenues and expenditures of the county. Receives claims for payment from various departments, prepares a list for the Board of Supervisors, and issues payment for claims that have been approved by the Board. Keeps all wage and withholding records for county employees. Receives time cards, computes wages, generates and distributes payroll warrants. More Information
Conducts all elections in the county - including federal, state, county, city and school district. Maintains all election and voter records. Certifies the election results to the state or political subdivision involved. More Information
Official Lost & Found for Marshall County.