Calcasieu Parish Tax Assessor

Address

1011 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 101
Lake Charles, LA 70601

(337) 721-3000

www.calcasieuassessor.org/

Date of Official Change:

December 1, 2015

Description:

The Calcasieu Parish Assessor is responsible for discovery, listing, and valuing all property in Calcasieu Parish for ad valorem tax purposes. This property includes all Real Estate, all Business Movable Property (Personal Property), and all Oil & Gas Property and Equipment. It is the Assessor's duty to ensure all property is assessed in a fair and equitable manner for the property owners. At the same time, the Assessor has to make certain that the assessments are done according to the Louisiana State Constitution, the Revised Statutes that are passed by the Legislature, and the Rules and Regulations set forth by the Louisiana Tax Commission. The Assessor is responsible for filing the Tax Roll annually with the Louisiana Tax Commission. In addition, the Assessor must maintain the property maps for each piece of Real Estate, maintain the legal description of each property parcel, as well as maintain the ownership inventory of each parcel.

The different governing bodies within the parish set millage rates for the parish. These governing bodies include the School Board, Police Jury, Sheriff, and others. Also there may be additional millages set for the individual Fire Districts, Water Districts, etc. These millages depend upon the location of the property.

The Calcasieu Parish Tax Collector, which is the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff, is responsible for sending tax bills and collecting taxes based on the assessments and the millage rates. The annual parish tax bills are sent out around November 15th each year and are due by December 31st of that year.

Hours:

Lake Charles Office: Monday-Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

West Calcasieu Satellite Office:
Office Hours: 8:30am to 12:00pm Tuesday & Thursday

Languages:

English

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

December 1, 2015

Address Listings

Physical

500A N. Huntington St.
Sulphur, LA 70663

Mailing

P.O. Box 1346
Lake Charles, LA 70602-1346

Physical (Primary)

1011 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 101
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Contacts

Available Staff

Primary Contact

Tax Assessor

Lake Charles Office

(363) 721-3000

Available Staff

Tax Assessor

Sulphur Satellite Office

(337) 721-3037

Wendy Curphy Aguillard, CLA

Parish Tax Assessor

(337) 721-3000

Phone Numbers

Main Phone

(337) 721-3000

Fax

(337) 721-3021

West Calcasieu Satellite Office

(337) 721-3037

Legal Status:

City/County(Parish)

Geography Served

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