The Ascension Parish Assessor is required by the Louisiana Constitution for the discovery, listing, and valuing of all property in Ascension Parish for ad valorem tax purposes.
This property includes all Real Estate, Business Movable or Personal Property, Oil & Gas Property and Equipment, etc. The Assessor is responsible to the citizens of Ascension Parish to ensure all property is assessed in a fair and equitable manner while at the same time ensuring that the assessments are calculated according to the Constitution of the State of Louisiana and the Revised Statutes that are passed by the Legislature. The Assessor is also responsible for filing the annual tax roll with the Louisiana Tax Commission. In addition, the Assessor must maintain the legal description of each property parcel as well as maintain the ownership inventory of each parcel.
Pay Your Taxes Online
The Ascension Parish Tax Collector, which is the Ascension 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 in the latter part of the year and are due by December 31 of that year. You can search online for your tax bill by clicking the button below.
The different governing bodies within Ascension Parish set millage rates. These governing bodies include the Ascension Parish School Board, Ascension Parish Council, Ascension Parish Sheriff, and others. Also, there may be additional millages set for the individual Fire Districts, Lighting Districts, etc. These millages depend upon the location of the property.