Kris Rowley

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

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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 2021/March 2022 were certified to the county treasurer on August 3, 2021.  The tax statements were mailed out on August 19, 2021.

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, 2021 and becomes delinquent on October 1, 2021. The second half of property taxes is due March 1, 2022. Delinquent interest will be added on April 1, 2022.


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Dickinson County is no longer accepting registration packets for the June 21, 2021 tax sale. The maximum amount of registrations for the tax sale has been met.

2021 TAX SALE – JUNE 21, 2021

The Dickinson County Tax Sale will be held on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 9:00 AM in the Community Room of the Dickinson County Courthouse.

2021 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 Wednesday, June 2, 2021.  A more detailed list can be purchased through the County Treasurer’s office for $100.00 and emailed to purchaser.

2021 Dickinson County Tax Sale Registrationopens PDF file

2021 W-9 Formopens PDF file

2021 Certificate of Existenceopens PDF file

2021 Delinquent Tax Listopens PDF file


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.