The Anderson County Treasurer, an elected official, collects real, personal, motor vehicle, inventory and other taxes and oversees their disbursement to all County, Municipal, School and Special Service Districts. The Treasurer also invests any funds not needed for immediate disbursement.
Jason P. Phillips is the Treasurer of Anderson County, South Carolina. He was elected to this position in 2004 and has served the citizens since that time.
Mr. Phillips graduated from Clemson University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Financial Management with a concentration in Corporate Finance. He received his Masters in Professional Accountancy Degree with a concentration in Internal Audits from Clemson University in 2003.
Mr. Phillips has been employed with Anderson County since 1998. He has six years of experience in the Finance Department as the Principal Financial Analyst and also assisted the Finance Director with the annual budget and comprehensive financial report. In 2000 he became a Certified Government Finance Officer. As a member of the South Carolina Association of Auditors, Treasurers and Tax Collectors (SCATT), Mr. Phillips has been serving as the organization’s Treasurer since 2011.