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Department of Finance

Susan Durham, - Director

555 Bay Rd Dover, DE 19901

(302) 744-2386 / Fax: (302) 736-2270

Email:  kcfinance@co.kent.de.us


Office Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Mon.-Fri.  


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Tax Office
Assessment Division

Department of Finance

The Department of Finance keeps the financial records for all County funds, prepares reports and financial statements, manages County investments, and administers assessment functions relating to real property and improvements.


FY2020 Final Approved Budget (In Effect July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020)



Community Service Grant Applications Are Now Available: Due By 12/5/2019 @ 5pm

Application Instructions | County Policy PDF  |  Application Excel


County Policy No. 22 §3 outlines the grant requirements (see Application Instructions). In order to be considered for this grant program, applications must be received by Kent County no later than close of business December 5, 2019.

Tax Office

The Tax Office is responsible for the collections and distribution of County, school, library and ditch taxes, trash, street lights and sewer fees. The office issues mobile home certification letters , administers the senior tax credit program for the State and provides assistance to the community's legal representatives and title searchers.  (For any questions or concerns please email the taxoffice@co.kent.de.us )


For information on Monition Sales click here to go the the Sheriff's Office or here for Monition Sales Procedures




Assessment Office

The Assessment Office's primary responsibility is to assess all taxable parcels of real estate in Kent County. When aggregated, these assessments provide the basis for generation of a significant part of the revenues required for the functioning of the County's government and school districts....READ MORE

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