Alcorn county

Fancy Mississippi

Seal state of mississippi

Physical Address:
306 South Cass street
Corinth, Ms. 38834

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 190
Corinth, Ms. 38835-0190

Fax: 662-286-5713

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday,
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tax Collector

Duties and Responsibilities

The office of the Tax Collector is established by Article 5, Section 135 of the Mississippi Constitution. This position is elected for a four-year term by the county at large. The Tax Collector is responsible for the collection of taxes on real property, personal property, manufactured homes, automobiles, motorcycles, motor homes, trailers and airplanes.

Use tax is collected on items brought to the State of Mississippi by residents for first use, storage or consumption. Sales Tax is collected on casual sales of motor vehicles between individuals.

The Tax Collector must advertise and hold a tax sale once a year for any unpaid taxes on real estate or any special assessments. Accurate records must be kept at all times, since this office is involved in the collection of taxes that help fund a variety of government services.

Property Tax Links

Pay your Property Taxes

Alcorn County Property Tax Search

Pay Delinquint Taxes

Motor Vehicle Links

Renew your Car Tags

Motor Vehicle Titling Info

Motor Vehicle Title Forms

Motor Vehicle Registration Information

Download a Disabled Parking Application

Boat Registration Links

Download Boat Registration Form

Renew Boat Registration

These links will take you to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks website. The Alcorn County Tax Collector's office has no involvement with Boat Registration, other than having boat registration forms available. If you purchase a boat from an out of state dealer, you may pay your Sales Tax (proof of payment of which is required for registration) in the Tax Office

The Tax Sale

As required by Mississippi Code Sections 27-41-49 to 27-41-89 (see the Ms. Code online at
the Tax Collectors of the 82 counties and those municipalities that collect their own taxes must "sell" all land on which the taxes are not paid on either the first Monday in April or the last Monday in August. Alcorn County, like most counties, holds their tax sale on the last Monday in August at 8:30a.m. each year.... read more

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