Waller County
Tax Assessor-Collector


Ellen C. Shelburne

County Tax Assessor-Collector

Ellen ShelbourneThe Waller County Tax Office is here to serve the taxpayers of Waller County. We know that paying taxes, vehicle registration and getting current tax information can be a hassle. We are here to help you handle your business in the most efficient and friendly way we can.


Our office is located by the county courthouse in Hempstead. We are here to serve the citizens of Waller County. If you are new to the area, you can register your vehicle here at our office.


Waller County Tax Office Services

The tax office is not responsible for assessing the value of your home or business. To get information on the value of your property, contact the Waller County Appraisal District at
979-921-0060 or visit their web site here.

You can also check your tax balance online here.

Tax Payments
& Assistance


You can stop by our office to make a payment or you may pay online.

Curent Tax Rate Information


This page contains current tax rate information for all taxing entities.

Vehicle Title
& Registration


We handle your vehicle registration if you are a citizen of Waller County.


Tax Certificate Requests

A general tax certificate is available with a $10.00 fee per account. A detailed tax certificate is available for $35.00 per account.

When requesting a tax certificate, please be prepared to state the years you are requesting per account. If you request a detailed certificate, there is a limit of twenty (20) years on detail tax certificates.

Please note, all fees must be paid before you can pick up your certificate. You can mail a check to our Hempstead office along with the completed tax certificate request form. You may also pay by credit card. Download certificate request form.


Alcoholic Beverage Permits

Applications are obtained from and processed by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. You can either send a written request or print an application from their website. More information on alcoholic beverage permits here.


State TABC Office:
P.O. Box 13127
Austin, TX 78711


Beer and wine renewals can be handled at the Waller County Tax Office between the hours of 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM,
Monday - Friday.


Hempstead Office

Contact Information

730 9th St.
Hempstead, TX 77445
Phone: 979-826-7620
Fax: 979-826-7619


Hempstead Office Staff

Ellen C. Shelburne
Tax Assessor Collector

Tara Schovajsa –
Admin. Assistant

Marcy Richard
Sherri Cox
Gloria Rocha
Rachel Lopez
Guadalupe Cardenas


Brookshire Annex Office

908 Cooper St
Brookshire Tx 77423
Phone: (281) 934-2406
Fax: (281) 934-1408
Hours: Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Elizabeth Matthews-Admin. Assistant
Cynthia Ramirez


Waller Annex

Auto Registration Subcontractor - Vehicle Registration only with renewal
Waller City Hall
Thelma Newton
(936) 372-3880

Voter Registration Now at the Elections Office

Elections and voter registrations are handled through the Waller County Elections Administrator. Visit their web site for voter registration information.







2011 Tax Rate Information Available

We now have the latest 2011 tax rate information available.


Información sobre Impuestos Tarifa Disponible

Ahora tenemos la información de impuestos última tasa disponible.