Kris Rowley

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

Driver's License - 712-336-6277

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Press Release Treasurer Office Updatesopens PDF file


Treasurer - Real Estate

Due to Governor Reynolds’ July 24, 2020 proclamation, the second half of property taxes that were due in March 2020, can be paid through July 31, 2020 without late penalty.

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

The new taxes payable September 2020/March 2021 were certified to the county treasurer on July 27, 2020 and the tax statements were mailed out on August 12, 2020.

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, 2020 and becomes delinquent on October 1, 2020. The second half of property taxes is due March 1, 2021. Delinquent interest will be added on April 1, 2021.


Pay Online Not In Line

2020 Tax Sale for June 15, 2020, was suspended by the Iowa Governor’s proclamation due to Covid-19.

The Delayed June 2020 Tax Sale will Not Be Held in May 2021. The status of the Delayed June 2020 Tax Sale will be updated monthly.opens 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.