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Property Tax

The County Treasurer, Property Tax Division, is responsible for collecting taxes for real estate property, mobile homes, utilities, bushels of grain, monies and credits, buildings on leased land, and city and county special assessments, including delinquent sewer rental and solid waste rates and charges for all tax levying and tax certifying entities of the county.

Annual tax statements are mailed once a year. Your property tax payment may be paid in one full installment or two half installments. The first half is due on September 1 and becomes delinquent after September 30. The second half is due March 1 and becomes delinquent after March 31.

The Treasurer is also responsible for conducting the tax sale; processing tax sale redemptions; issuing tax sale deeds; processing tax suspensions; preparing plat and mobile home tax clearances; and administering the Iowa Property Tax Credit Program based on age/income.


Due to COVID-19 Polk County Administration Building Tentatively Closed Through 6/30/20 - See our website www.PolkCountyIowa.gov/Treasurer for customer service updates - Pay online anytime at www.IowaTaxAndTags.org