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 68 cents postage!

The new taxes payable September 2023/March 2024 were certified to the county treasurer on July 19, 2023 by the county auditor.  

The Dickinson County Property Tax statements for the tax payments due September 2023/March 2024 were mailed out on Wednesday, August 9, 2023.

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, 2023 and becomes delinquent on October 3, 2023. The second half of property taxes is due March 1, 2024. Delinquent interest will be added on March 31, 2024.

Property Tax Assistance:

Sign up for the Disabled, Elderly and 70-or-over property tax credits for the September 2024/March 2025 property tax year using this form. Return the form to the Dickinson County Treasurer’s Office by March 31, 2024

Sign up for the Mobile Home Tax Credit Claim - Return this form to the Dickinson County Treasurer's Office by March 31, 2025

2024 Iowa Mobile Home Tax Credit Claim

2024 Iowa Property Tax Credit Claim


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2024 Tax Sale – June 17, 2024

The Dickinson County Tax Sale will be held on Monday, June 17, 2024 at 9:00 AM in the Community Room of the Dickinson County Courthouse.

2024 Tax Sale Delinquent Tax Publication List will be available May 17, 2024 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, May 30, 2024.  A more detailed list can be purchased through the County Treasurer’s office for $100.00 and emailed to purchaser.

2024 W-9 IRS Form

2024 Dickinson County Tax Sale Rules

2024 Dickinson County Proof of Eligibility Statement

2024 Dickinson County Authorization for Person to Represent Registered Buyer

2024 Dickinson County Certificate of Existence Letter

2024 Statement of No Trade Name or Certificate of Existence

2024 Dickinson County Delinquent Tax List – coming on May 17, 2024.


2024 Dickinson County Tax Sale Registration Information.

Pre-Registration will begin Thursday, May 2, 2024, at 9:00 AM at the following online link:  Documents can be downloaded and uploaded to prepare for actual registration date of May 21, 2024.  The tax sale is capped at 150 Registered Buyers. Registration - - opens at 9:00 am, Tuesday, May 21, 2024.  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.