Marty Nelson, Trustee
355 North Belvedere Drive, Room 107
Gallatin, TN 37066-5414
Phone: (615) 452-1260
Fax: (615) 230-6315
Office Hours: Mon. - Fri., 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Welcome to Sumner County Trustee’s site.
The Sumner County Trustee’s Office continually strives to find and offer new services to benefit our taxpayers. We hope that you find these services helpful.
Online Research and Payment
You may research your property tax account to verify the amount of your taxes or that your mortgage company has paid your taxes. Online payment can be made by credit card or e-check. Partial payments cannot be made online or at local banks. Sumner County does not receive any portion of the convenience fee.
Payment of property taxes can be made in our office, at our drive-thru window, by mail, online, at participating area banks or drop your payment in our convenient drop box at our drive- thru. A listing of participating banks can be found on the back of your 2011 Property Tax Notice. Tax Relief payments cannot be accepted at the drive-thru or at area banks.
Partial Payments available for 2011 Taxes
Property owners can now make up to 5 partial payments toward their property taxes. Any unpaid portion of 2011 taxes remaining on March 1, 2012 will begin accruing penalty and interest.
TAX RELIEF OPTIONS
Those citizens who may qualify are encouraged to call the office for a list of required documentation.
2011 Tax Freeze applications are currently being taken for qualifying senior citizens 65 years of age and older. Combined 2010 income limit for all persons on the deed, including spouse, is $33,860.
2011 Tax Relief applications for those qualifying citizens (seniors 65 years of age or older, 100 percent disabled, and 100 percent disabled veteran or surviving spouse [service related]) will be taken beginning Oct. 1, 2011 Combined 2010 income limit for all persons on the deed, including spouse, is $26,830. Veterans who qualify do not have to meet income qualification.
Annual requalification is required.
The Trustee generally acts as treasurer or banker for the county and serves three primary functions: (1) collecting all county property taxes (all property, real and personal, tangible and intangible, must be assessed for taxation by the state or its political subdivisions unless property is declared to be exempt by some provision of Tennessee law); (2) keeping a fair regular account of all money received; and (3) investing temporarily idle county funds.
The Trustee administers a State funded Tax Relief Program to help the elderly, disabled, and disabled veterans (or surviving spouse of a disabled veteran or veteran whose death resulted from a service-connected cause) pay their property taxes. In addition, the Trustee administers a Tax Freeze Program for the County and a portion of Sumner County cities. Applications must be completed no later than 35 days after the February tax payment deadline. FAQ: http://www.comptroller.state.tn.us/pa/patxr.htm
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Monday – Friday
It is an honor to serve you, the citizens of Sumner County, as your Trustee. My goal is to serve you with professionalism and integrity worthy of your respect.
At your service,