Tax Department

Tax Department Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Collecting all property and mobile home taxes, special assessments, and drainage tax
  • Collecting miscellaneous revenue from other offices
  • Investing all county funds
  • Apportioning all tax dollars and sending to appropriate school, city, or other taxing body
  • Issuing tax clearances on mobile homes
  • Processing Property Tax Credit Claims for senior citizens or persons with disabilities
  • Keeping accurate records of all monies received and disbursed
  • Holding the annual Tax Sale

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Property Tax Frequently Asked Questions

Des Moines County GIS Site

Iowa General Assembly - Iowa Code