Real estate and personal property listed for taxation during January are billed as of July 1st. Taxes must be paid on or before January 5th to avoid interest. Gross receipts taxes on short-term leases of Motor Vehicles and Heavy Equipment are due by the 15th of each month for the previous month's collections.
The Polk County Treasurer's Office does not accept payment of suspended tax, or redemption of a tax sale through our website. To make a payment of suspended tax, or to redeem a tax sale, you must contact the Polk County Treasurer's Office at (515) 286-3060 or visit our office at 111 Court Ave. in Des Moines.