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Main Phone
(559) 852-2712
Treasury/Tax Collector 
(559) 852-2479

Fax Number
(559) 587-9935
Treasury/Tax Collector 
(559) 582-1236

Office Location
Government Center
Building 7
1400 W. Lacey Blvd.
Hanford, CA 93230

Mailing Address
Kings County
Finance Department
1400 W. Lacey Blvd.
Hanford, CA 93230

Office Hours
Accounting & Treasury
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tax Collector
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Treasury is Closed
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
for daily balancing

Welcome to the Finance Department

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Auditor-Controller / Treasurer / Tax Collector

James P. Erb, CPA

In 1987 I obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting.  I worked for the Los Angeles County Auditor-Controller from 1987 to 1990 after which he accepted employment in the San Luis Obispo County Auditor-Controller’s office.  On December 31, 2012 I was appointed, by the Board of Supervisors (BOS), to complete the remaining 2 years of the retiring elected Auditor-Controller’s term.  On July 9, 2013, the BOS voted to consolidate the office of the Treasurer-Tax Collector-Public Administrator and Auditor-Controller under my leadership.  On June 3, 2014, I was elected to 4 more years in the position of Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector-Public Administrator.

I am grateful for the opportunity to work as the Director of Finance for the County of Kings.  My wife, Deborah Erb, and I will be moving to the central valley area sometime soon.  We are looking forward to a new adventure.


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