The Smith County Tax Office said Monday that although its office is closed, people can still conduct business by phone or online.
Employees are still working, answering the phones and mail, said an announcement on Monday. Residents can pay property taxes over the phone, online or through mail and can renew their auto registration online or through the mail.
For property taxes, resident can visit https://publictax.smith-county.com/smithtax/ or call 903-590-2920.
For auto registration, residents can visit https://www.txdmv.gov/ or call 903-590-2900.
Property taxes and auto registrations also can also be paid or renewed through the mail: Smith County Tax Office, P.O. Box 2011, Tyler, Texas 75710.
The Tax Office is also continuing to service car dealers who need title work and lien holders, the announcement said.
From 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, an employee will be in the office to accept title paperwork. From 3-3:30 p.m. on the same days, they will be at the door to pass out the license plates. No one is being allowed into the building.
The Smith County Tax Office has also closed its substations in Noonday, Lindale and Troup.
More information is available at www.smith-county.com/government/elected-officials/tax-assessor.