Frequently Asked Questions

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Accounting

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Where can I find information about Washoe County's finances?
Please review the "Comprehensive Annual Financial Report" located at https://www.washoecounty.us/comptroller/index.php . 

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Collections

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When am I charged a collections fee?
You are charged a $25.00 collections fee when the debt owed has become 90 days late.

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What departments does the Collections Division collect for?
The departments collected include, but are not limited to, the District Court, Public Defender, Eureka Justice Court, Regional Animal Services, Juvenile Services, Sheriff's Office Room and Board, Notice of Civil Penalty, Wadsworth Justice Court, and Community Services Utilities.

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Where are you located?
On the corner of E. 9th Street and Wells Ave. at 1001 E. 9th St., Building D, upstairs from the Treasurer and Assessor offices in the Comptroller's Office, Suite D200.

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What is the interest rate?
Interest on outstanding delinquent balances is 5.50%.

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Purchasing

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How do I get on Washoe County's bidders list?
Washoe County does not maintain bidder's lists. The County utilizes the online services of Onvia-Demandstar to post bids and RFP's. Suppliers and contractors may elect to subscribe to Onvia-Demandstar in order to receive bid notifications for services and supplies that they handle but there is no requirement by Washoe County that vendors do so. A link to the Onvia-Demandstar website showing County bids and RFP's can be found here.

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How do I register to do business with Washoe County?
Washoe County does not pre-register suppliers and contractors. At such time as the County determines to purchase goods or services from a particular supplier or contractor, a new vendor application must be completed in order to establish the supplier or contractor in the County's financial software system as an accounts payable vendor.

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Risk Management

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Where do I find claim forms?

Claim forms can be obtained by calling the Risk Management office at 328-2665.