Information for Tax Sale Buyers

Information for Tax Sale Buyers

The Polk County Treasurer is responsible for the administration of the Annual Tax Sale and must offer for sale, in an open competitive bidding process (Iowa Code Chapter 446), parcels in which taxes have become delinquent. The purpose of the tax sale is to collect unpaid taxes.

The Annual Tax Sale takes place in June of each year.

Tax sale information and details on previous years' tax sales are available below in .pdf format. Past sale information is for reference only.

To register for the Polk County annual tax sale, visit

The following tools are available within the Tax Sale Buyer database to help you navigate Tax Sales:

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