The Financial Services Department oversees payroll, accounts payable,
the city budget, grants, audits, accounting of capital assets such as
property and equipment, and general accounting for all City funds. The
department advises the City Manager, Mayor and Council on fiscal policy.
Accounting & Payroll
The Accounting Division maintains the City’s financial records and
provides financial information to both internal and external audiences.
Financial reporting includes the preparation of monthly financial
statements, single audit report and the Comprehensive Annual Financial
Report (CAFR). The division also is responsible for the disbursement of
all City funds, including payroll.
The Cash Management Division handles provides billing and collection
services for weed, litter and demolition charges; alarm permits and
fees; city damages; alcoholic beverage licenses; landfill disposal fees;
emergency medical service fees; small business loans; housing
rehabilitation loans; and other miscellaneous fees. The central cashier
serves customers paying these types of fees, as well as water bills. The
city cashier is located on the first floor of City Hall, 801 Main St.
Phone, (409) 880-3772; fax, (409) 880-3113.
Sales tax is collected by the State of Texas Comptroller’s Office. For
more information, visit
The Jefferson County Appraisal District’s Tax Assessor collects property
taxes on the City’s behalf. For more information, visit
Hotel Occupancy Tax
The City of Beaumont is now partnering with MuniServices, LLC to collect
Hotel Occupancy Tax. Businesses will file their Hotel Occupancy Tax
returns and remit tax payments to MuniServices on behalf of the City.
Online filing is available at
www.salestaxonline.com and payment by ACH
Debit is allowed online also.
For your convenience the reporting form may also be accessed below,
completed, printed and then mailed along with payment to:
2437 Bay Area Blvd #411
Houston, TX 77058-1519
Reports and payments are due by the 20th of month following each monthly
period. Payments should be made payable to: Tax Trust Account.
You may contact MuniServices at (866)240-3665; by FAX at
by email at
firstname.lastname@example.org; or on their website
Water Customer Service