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County Tax Assessor/Collector, Lynnette Cruse

1001 W. Bluff, Woodville, Texas 75979                                          Phone: 409-283-2734 | Fax 409-283-5967

Lynnette Cruse

What Does the Tax Assessor-Collector Do in Tyler County?

A tax assessor-collector in Texas has the following duties:

  • Calculates property tax rates for the county
  • 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
  • Processes boat titles and registrations
  • Collects various other fees for the state and county
  • Lynnette Cruse has been an employee of Tyler County for over 30 years, and in April of 2020 she will have been Tax Assessor/Collector for 20 of those years. Mrs. Cruse has worked diligently over her tenure to ensure her office runs efficiently and effectively for the citizens of Tyler County. It is important to her that her office be "user-friendly" and as accommodating to the public as it can be. 

    Lynnette and her husband Wayne have been life-time Tyler County residents, having graduated from high school, choosing to raise their three boys - Jeff, Matt & Wesley and continuing to work all in their home county. Mrs. Cruse has a passion for her family and loves family time with them and her fur-babies Major, Camo & Bella!