The County Auditor-Treasurer is an elected position serving a four year term. The Auditor-Treasurer and staff are dedicated to serving the citizens of Benton County by offering the best possible service in all statutory and assigned duties.
Overview of Duties
Collects all county funds owed to the county, much of which are Real Estate and Personal Property taxes
Creates reports for the county, state and federal government
Performs tax administration including land transfers, name and address maintenance, splits and combines of property, tax calculation, tax increment finance, and special assessments and settlements.
Administers sale of licenses of Liquor, 3.2 Malt Liquor, auctioneers and more.
Collects Aggregate Tax
In addition to the above duties, the Auditor-Treasurer is also the Chief Election Officer of the county, responsible for voter registration, ballot layout and absentee voting. Election duties are performed for both state and county.
Banking and Collections
Driver's License, renewals and duplicates
Liquor and 3.2 Malt Liquor
Property Tax Administration
State Identification Cards
Benton County does not accept credit cards for payment at the counter.