The Office of the Treasurer is responsible for receiving, safeguarding and disbursing funds. The office operates accounting, compliance, litigation and operations divisions. It collects real estate, vehicle, personal and property taxes and provides a variety of payment options. In addition, the Office of the Treasurer issues dog licenses. The office administers a taxpayer assistance program and offers a range of information. The Office of the Treasurer is a part of the government of Arlington County in Virginia, which spreads across an area of more than 25 square miles. The county has a population of over 200,000 people. It governs fire, police, and management and finance departments.