Marcia Tasler, County Recorder

Northeast Office on the Second Floor
114 N. Chestnut Street
Jefferson, IA  50129
Phone: 515-386-5670
Fax: 515-386-5274
Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

  Deb McDonald, Deputy Recorder



  Application for ATV, Snowmobile & Boat Registration
  Groundwater Hazard Statement
  Iowa Land Records Website
  Application for Vital Records
  Recorder's Office Statewide Listing


Recorders Office manages valuable information such as...


Lands and Records




Assignments, Releases

Federal and State Tax Liens


Plats & Surveys

Section Corner Certificates

Veterans Discharge Papers



Trade Names


28E & Drainage Agreements

Bills of Sale

Articles of Incorporation

Financing Statements numerous other documents


Vital Records

Issues Marriage Licenses
Registers Birth, Death & Marriage Certificates
Certifies Vital Records
Licenses - Registrations - Applications
Boat Registrations/Titles/Liens
Snowmobile Registrations/Titles/Liens
ATV Registrations/Titles/Liens
Hunting and Fishing Licenses
Fur Harvester Licenses
Habitat, Duck and Trout Stamps
Deer and Wild Turkey Licenses
Landowner/Tenant Gun & Archery Licenses
Other Responsibilities
Collects real estate transfer tax on conveyances of property.
Collects and reports auditor's fee on transfer of property.
Certifies recorder's records.
In the office, makes records available for genealogy research.  We cannot, by law, do phone searches for Vitals.

Files detailed reports monthly and annually to the county and to state agencies.


Iowa Real Estate
Tax Transfer Calculation

Total Tax: