Welcome to the Wallowa county Tax Department
101 S River Street Rm 103
Enterprise, OR 97828
Phone: (541) 426-4543
Fax: (541) 426-5901
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday
The Job of the Department
The County Treasurer is the custodian of cash and the investment manager of the County and its affiliated agencies such as cemeteries, schools and fire districts. The Treasurer maintains bank accounts and accounts with the State Treasury Investment Pool. The Treasurer distributes all property tax collected by the County Tax Department to taxing districts.
The Treasurer’s Office is responsible for billing and collecting the water and sewer fees for the Wallowa Lake County Service District. The treasurer is the tax administrator for the Wallowa County Transient Lodging Tax. This includes the collecting and distributing the county wide transient lodging tax that is collected quarterly. Making sure that Motel operators keep in compliance with the Wallowa County Transient Lodging Tax Ordinance (2004-007).
The Treasurer/Tax Collector does not handle the following:
- Setting property tax rates
- Assessing the value of property (See Assessors page)
- Resolve disputes over property
- Appraisals or assessments