Beginning with Texas tax sales conducted on or after October 7, 2003, purchasers at a tax foreclosure sale must present to the sheriff or constable conducting the sale a written statement issued to the purchaser by the Smith County Tax Assessor-Collector stating that the purchaser owes no delinquent property taxes to the county and that there are no known or reported delinquent taxes owed by the purchaser to any school district or city with territory in Smith County. The law further prohibits the sheriff or constable from delivering a tax deed to any purchaser who fails to present to the officer this required written statement issued by the county tax assessor-collector. To obtain this needed statement, complete the following form and return to the Smith County Tax Office. Remember to enclose the appropriate $10 fee or your request will not be processed.
- Request for Written Statement Under Texas Tax Code § 34.015 Regarding Delinquent taxes
- Sealed Bid Instructions and Bid Sheet
Note: Properties are subject to any and all City of Tyler and Smith County liens recorded in the County Clerk Records. Troup properties are subject to Troup ISD taxes.