Treasurer (Motor Vehicle/Property Taxes)

The Linn County Treasurer's Office provides the following services:

  • Collects property tax for all real estate, mobile homes, utilities, and special assessments for all tax levying and tax certifying entities of the county
  • Administers the Iowa Property Tax Credit Program
  • Conducts the annual tax sale for the collection of delinquent taxes
  • Processes vehicle transactions including title issuance, registration renewals, personalized and other special license plates, junking certificates
  • Notes and releases security interest as an agent of the State of Iowa
  • Collects road use tax (now known as fee for new registration)
  • Processes credit and refunds of fees
  • Administers finances, banking services, cash management, and investments for the county
  • Receives all money payable to the county and acts as the central depository for all county offices and departments

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  1. Kelly Rae Geater Sworn in as Deputy Linn County Treasurer

    She is one of four deputies in the Linn County Treasurer’s Office. Read on...
  2. Bill of Sale Required for Transferring Vehicle Titles Beginning January 1, 2020

    This change applies to transferring motor vehicle titles between private parties. A bill of sale is already required for vehicles purchased from a dealership. Read on...
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