Kris Rowley, Dickinson County Treasurer

Kris Rowley

1802 Hill Ave Ste. 1101
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
Fax - 712-336-6275

Driver's License - Make your appointment at 712-336-6333

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Treasurer - Real Estate

Pay online!  An eCheck is cheaper than a postage stamp – a 30 cents service charge vs 55 cents postage!

The new taxes payable September 2022/March 2023 were certified to the county treasurer on July 21, 2022 by the county auditor.  The tax statements are in the process of being prepared and will likely be mailed out in early to mid-August.

Property Tax Due Dates: 

Payments can be made online, by mail or in the office.

The first half of property taxes is due September 1, 2022 and becomes delinquent on October 1, 2022. The second half of property taxes is due March 1, 2023. Delinquent interest will be added on April 1, 2023.

Sign up for the Disabled, Elderly and 70-or-over property tax credits for the September 2022/March 2023 property tax year using this form. Return the form to the Dickinson County Treasurer’s Office by September 30, 2022!opens PDF file

Sign up for the Mobile Home Tax Credit Claim - Return this form to the Dickinson County Treasurer's Office by September 30,2022!

2022 Iowa Mobile Home Tax Credit Claimopens PDF file

2022 Iowa Property Tax Credit Claimopens PDF file


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2022 TAX SALE – JUNE 20, 2022

The Dickinson County Tax Sale will be held on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 9:00 AM in the Community Room of the Dickinson County Courthouse.

2022 Tax Sale Delinquent Tax Publication List will be available early June here on the Dickinson County website as well as on the Iowa Tax and Tags website at  It will be published in the Dickinson County News on Thursday, June 2, 2022.  A more detailed list can be purchased through the County Treasurer’s office for $100.00 and emailed to purchaser.

2022 W-9 IRS Formopens PDF file

2022 Dickinson County Tax Sale Rules Documentopens PDF file

2022 Dickinson County Proof of Eligibility Statementopens PDF file

2022 Dickinson County Authorization for Person to Represent Registered Buyeropens PDF file

2022 Dickinson County Certificate of Existence Letteropens PDF file

2022 Statement of No Trade Name or Certificate of Existenceopens PDF file

Delinquent Tax Listopens PDF file


Registration will begin Friday, May 27, 2022, at 9:00 AM at the following online link: Registration will close on Monday, June 6, 2022 or when the cap of 120 registered bidder/buyers has been reached. An Investor Group can have no more than 20 Registered Buyers, each with a unique tax ID number. Prepare your forms in advance of registration.


Discover, Visa, American Express and MasterCard are accepted at the Treasurer's Office for making payments for property taxes, motor vehicle tag renewals, passport photos, trails donations, and tax sale redemptions.  A service delivery charge will be applied to the transaction.