Teb Batey - Elected Official
Rutherford County Trustee
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-7705
Fax: (615) 898-7970
Hours: 8:00am–4:30pm Monday to Friday
We accept cash, check, credit cards, debit cards, money orders and cashiers checks at our office in the historic courthouse.
Please make checks payable to: Rutherforrd County Trustee
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Please contact the Property Assessor's Office at (615) 898-7750.
The Trustee's Office is an elective office. The Trustee serves as the treasurer of the county and in this position, he must implement a sound cash management policy because of its affect on other county offices and on taxpayers. The office serves as the county bank since it handles all receipts and disbursements for the operating departments of general government, public education, and highways. The Trustee is responsible for billing and collecting property taxes, maintaining accurate records of property tax payments, managing the total cash of the county, and investing the idle cash funds. The Tennessee Code Annotated describes the operating procedures under which the Trustee must adhere.
The Trustee's Office will be closed December 23 and 24. The Murfreesboro office will be open December 27-31. The Smyrna office will be open
December 27-30, and the drop box will be available Friday, December 31.
All offices will be closed on Monday, January 3.