The Seal of Imperial County

Imperial County Treasurer - Tax Collector Department

Karen Vogel
Treasurer - Tax Collector

Mission Statement

The mission of the Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office is to perform the duties and responsibilities of each function in accordance with highest standards possible; to offer courteous, responsive and efficient customer service with timely payment processing and collection of taxes and revenues; to invest revenues received by the County, Special Districts and Schools, with the primary objective of preserving the principal and securing maximum rates of return at a minimum risk; to adhere to the provisions established by the Government Code, the Revenue and Taxation Code, State Constitution and County Ordinances.

Consumer Alert

The County processes payments by check through the Automated Clearing House (ACH) electronic processing system. Under the ACH system, checks made payable to the County will be credited and debited the day after they arrive for processing. The transaction will be noted on the customers’ monthly bank statement as an electronic charge. Cancelled checks will not be returned.