Property Tax

Property Tax Deadline Extended to Oct. 31

Due to recent flooding in Linn County, the deadline for property tax payments has been extended by one month in Linn County. Linn County Treasurer Sharon Gonzalez, along with the Linn County Board of Supervisors, worked with Governor Branstad to extend the property tax deadline.

The new deadline for the first semiannual installment of property tax payments in Linn County is Oct. 31, 2016.

The Treasurer’s Office resumed normal business operations and hours on Sept. 30 at the Linn County Public Service Center, 935 2nd Street SW, Cedar Rapids.

Payments can be made in person, online or by mail.

To pay online, visit

Division Responsibilities
The Property Tax Division is responsible for collecting taxes for real estate property, mobile homes, utilities, computer equipment, industrial machinery, bushels of grain, monies and credits, buildings on leased land, and city and county special assessments, including delinquent weed cuttings, sewer rental, nuisance abatements, snow removal, and alley oiling for all tax levying and tax certifying entities of the county.

The treasurer is also responsible for conducting the tax sale, processing tax sale redemptions, issuing tax sale deeds, processing tax suspensions, preparing plat and mobile home clearances, and administering the Iowa Property Tax Credit Program based on age / income.

Property Tax Payments

Property tax payments are due twice each year on Sept. 1 and March 1. Late fees begin Oct. 1 and April 1. Payments can be made:
  • online at
  • by mail
  • in person at the Treasurer's Office
  • by calling the Treasurer's Office at 319-892-5500. 
If paying by mail:
To ensure proper credit if paying by mail,the stub portion of the tax statement must be submitted with the payment and must be postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service by Sept. 30 for the first installment or March 31 for the second installment to avoid a late fee. Property owners who would like a receipt must include s self-addressed stamped envelope with their payment.

Statements are mailed once per year. To sign up for a property tax payment reminder through email or text messaging, click on the Notify Me icon on the left side of this page.

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