Clay County

 Welcome to the Clay County Trustee's Office newest way to pay taxes...Online.

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The Clay County Trustee's Office strives to find and offer new services to benefit out taxpayers. We believe the new service of Internet initiative for viewing, searching and paying taxes online will prove beneficial for all taxpayers, locally and worldwide.

With this new service you will have the freedom to pay or search 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can pay with a credit or e-check, in the comfort of your home. We hope this new service will make paying your property taxes more convenient for you.

Listed are your payment options: Please make checks payable to Clay County Trustee.

  1. In person at the Trustee's office from 8:00a.m.  to 4:00p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday. From 8:00a.m. till 12:00p.m. on Saturday. Office is closed on Wednesday.
  2. Mail to: Clay County Trustee Office, PO Box 390, Celina, TN 38551. Physical Address: 145 Cordell Hull Drive, Celina, TN 38551. The phone number is 931-243-2310.
  3. Online, using a credit card or e-check. A convenience fee applies, the fees are paid directly to the card companies, Clay County Government does not benefit from this fee.


  • The trustee's office aids the elderly, qualifying veterans or their widows & disabled taxpayers in application and certification procedures with the Tennessee Tax Relief program.
  • Payment period for county taxes are from the first Monday or October through the last day of February of the following year.
  • The Property Assessor is responsible for appraising the property values on which taxes are assessed. If your mailing address should change, please notify the Property Assessor's office at 931-243-2599.
  • The Clay County Commissioners are responsible for setting the annual tax rate.
  • Tennessee law does not require the mailing of tax notices indicating the amount of taxes due, but are sent as a reminder. Property owners are presumed to know that taxes are due without personal notification. Failure to receive a tax bill does not relieve the responsibility of payment, nor is it reason for penalty and interest charges to be waived if the tax bill becomes delinquent.
  • It is the property owners responsibility to know what property and how many properties you own.


We hope this new service will help you. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the office at 931-243-2310. We look forward to seeing you.