All goods and chattels belonging to a person, firm, corporation or estate, assessed with any taxes, whether the same be capitation tax or a tax upon real estate or personal property, or an assessment on personal property, or an assessment for paving or other improvements, shall be liable for said tax, and may be distrained therefor in whoever's possession they may be found and the City Collector shall have the same power to collect said tax or assessment from any person owing a debt to or having in his possession any estate belonging to a person assessed with any tax or assessment of any kind that the sheriff has to collect State taxes in such cases. The City Collector may distrain and sell for all City taxes and assessments and in all respects have the same power to enforce the collection thereof as the sheriff has to enforce the collection of State taxes.