Texas Counties Deliver

Tammy Braudaway




Phone: 830-780-2431
Fax: 830-780-4530


Office Location:

200 E. Calvert Ave., #3
Karnes City, Texas  78118



The Karnes County Tax Office will close Thursday December 08 at 11:30 a.m..  We will be closed until 1:00 p.m. when we will reopen.


      Hours of Operation:
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Tax Office/Auto Department (Open During Lunch)
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Title Department
Email Address:

All 2022 tax statements have been mailed.  They are due by January 31, 2023.  If you have multiply Owner ID numbers, they may all be paid with the same check.  Be sure and write your Owner ID number in the memo area on your check.  We DO NOT collect KCISD taxes.  Do not include them with your check.


If you would like to do half-payments this year, the deadline is November 30.  It is for current(2022) tax only and any taxpayer/any type account may do.

Half of the payment is due by November 30 and the other half is due by June 30 with no penalties and interest.


Taxes may be paid online at http://www.karnescountytax.org/

  Payments may be mailed.  Mailing address is Karnes County Tax Office, 200 E Calvert Ave # 3, Karnes City, Texas 78118.  We do honor postmarks.





HOURS OF OPERATION ARE 8:15 TO 12:00 AND 2:00 TO 4:30


If you are ill or been around someone that is ill, we ask that you continue to utilize our drive-thru, mail or online options. Clerks will be cleaning throughout the day between customers.  We thank our customers for their patience and apologize for any inconvenience this causes.


A Taxpayer

Is not dependent on us--

We are dependent on him.

Is not an interruption of our work--He is the purpose of it...

Is doing us a favor by letting us serve his needs.

Is not an outsider to our business -He is a part of it.

A TAXPAYER is the most

important person in the world to us.

Courtesy, efficiency, and service with a smile 

are the main requirements of this office.



            * To provide quality service to all citizens, taxing jurisdictions and their constituents.

                * To be fiscally responsible to the tax payers and entities of Karnes County.               

      * To continuously evaluate and improve the ways this office conducts business.

* To create an environment conducive for employee growth and well-being.


Description of Office

  • Calculates property tax rates for the county and most entities we collect for 

  • Collects property taxes for the county

  • May collect taxes for cities, schools and other local taxing entities

  • Processes motor vehicle title transfers

  • Issues motor vehicle registration and licenses

  • Collects various other fees for the state and county

Drop box located in back of building in the drive-thru 

Renew Registration online @ https://renew.txdmv.gov/Renew/RegistrationRenewalServlet

Truth In Taxation Summary


Official Website hosted by Pritchard & Abbott
     Use for online payment of taxes