Colfax County Property Owners

The 2021 Colfax County Property Tax Bills will go out in December of 2021. The Bills are due December 10, 2021. To avoid Interest & Penalty charges, payment must be postmarked by January 10, 2022.

I was granted an extension due to the election on November 2, 2021.

If you have any questions, please call the office at 575-445-3171.

Thank you,

Lydia M. Garcia
Colfax County Treasurer 

Lydia M. Garcia
Colfax County Treasurer

230 North 3rd Street
P.O. Box 98
Raton, NM 87740
Phone: (575) 445-3171
Fax: (575) 445-0595

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Open during lunch

Mission Statement

The Colfax County Treasurer Office's mission is to to collect, record, distribute and invest revenues in an accurate and prompt manner, in accord with New Mexico State Statutes and provide accurate, efficient, fair and courteous service to the constituents of Colfax County. 

Duties and Responsibilities

The County Treasurer is an elected official and the ex-officio for all taxing authorities in the County, taxing authorities include taxing agencies such as Municipalities, School Districts, the State of New Mexico, and other taxing agencies within Colfax County.

The County Treasurer's Office keeps records of all receipts, disbursements, monthly distribution of taxes to other governmental agencies, and reconciles the county's bank accounts. They are furthermore responsible for preparing the monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual financial reports for the county.

The Treasurer's Office also receives, processes and deposits all cash and checks from county departments such as fees for services, licenses, revenues from bond issues and special assessments, as well as from state and federal agencies, and property tax bills. The treasurer's office prepares, prints and mails all property tax bills and delinquency notices as needed.