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Property Tax
This department deals with all inquiries and processing of your property taxes and tax sales.

Where do I pay my property taxes?

In the Treasurer’s Office located on the second floor of the Greene County Courthouse.


What are my payment options?

Payment may be made by cash, check, or money order in person in the County Treasurer’s Office in the Greene County Courthouse or by mail to the same department. You may also use a Debit Card, Master Card, Visa, or Discover Credit Card on the Iowa State Treasurer’s Association Website found by clicking on Treasurer under the departments link on the homepage of this website.


Can I make a partial payment?

Yes, partial payments are accepted for current or delinquent real estate or mobile home property tax. If you are paying delinquent mobile home or real estate property tax, the amount of the partial payment must be greater than the late interest and cost due. Partial payments are not accepted for special assessments or tax sale redemption payments. Please indicate on your payment that it is a partial payment of tax due. We will apply your payment and give/send you a receipt and a balance due statement. For more information concerning partial payments, please call 515-386-5675.


When are the taxes due?

Your tax statement will provide you with the amount of the tax due for the year. The tax statement will include two payment stubs, one for the first half of the year and one for the second half. You may choose to pay each half by the due date with these stubs or pay the full year at once.

The first half of property tax is due by September 30th of each year. Late interest will begin accruing October 1st.

The second half is of property tax is due by March 31st of each year. Late interest will begin accruing April 1st.

Please be aware that Iowa Law does not grant an extension of the late interest date when the last business day falls on a Saturday or Sunday.


What types of credits are available for the elderly, disabled, or low-income property owners?

To learn more about Iowa Property Tax Credit, visit the County Treasurer’s Office in the Greene County Courthouse or to download an application go to www.state.ia.us/tax/forms/prop.html.
    Contact Us
    Northwest Office on the Second Floor
    114 N. Chestnut Street
    Jefferson, IA  50129

    Phone: 515-386-5675

    Fax: 515-386-2880

    Katlynn Gannon-Mechaelsen
    County Treasurer
    kmechaelsen@co.greene.ia.us

    Denise Stofer
    Real Estate Asst. Coordinator
    dstofer@co.greene.ia.us
     
     
     
     
     
    Greene County Courthouse
    114 N. Chestnut Street Jefferson, IA 50129
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