Experience The Convenience - Pay Online!

For Internet transactions we accept: Discover, MasterCard, Visa and eCheck.  If you opt to use eCheck to pay your property taxes, you will be asked to enter a receipt number as your PIN. Your receipt number is the last 5 digits in the example.  This can be found in the upper right corner of your tax stub. Example: Tax Receipt # 00000





Click Here to Pay Your Property Taxes 

Current and delinquent tax are payable online. (Please call our office if flagged "Tax Sale".) 

*Returned e-Check Fee Notice*

If using e-check (elctronic funds transfer), please be advised a surcharge of $20.00 will be assessed for a dishonored check, draft or order as prescribed in Iowa Code 554.3512.


         2013/2014 Tax information is available.

                Hardin County 2013/2014 tax statements were mailed on August 13th 

Visit our county website www.hardincountyia.gov  for detailed parcel information

Click Here to Pay Your Vehicle Tags  

Note: You are not eligible to renew online unless you received a renewal notice through the US Postal Service that contains a PIN (personal identification number) for online renewals.

Office Hours

Office Hours to the public:

 Accepted payment method in the office - Cash, Check, Debit, and Credit Card, additional fees charged for Debit and Credit.

Now accepted as payment for Driver's License!

* Cash or Check

* Master Card Debit and Credit Card - Master Card Debit cards with Shazam on the back will need to be used as credit card.

* Discover Credit Card

* Visa Debit Only (no visa credit card)- Visa Debit is accepted as long as they don't use Interlink or Shazam (Usually found on the back of the Visa card)  $1.50 Convenience Fee per transaction when Debit or Credit are used.


**See the dates below for when our office will be closed.**

Property Tax - Dollar amount of tax due
             8:00 - 4:30 / Monday - Friday
Motor Vehicle - Transfer of titles and registration renewal
:00 - 4:30 / Monday - Friday
Driver’s License - Renew 30 days before and up to 60 days after birth date.
             8:00 - 4:15 / Monday/ (CLOSED Tuesday)/ Wednesday/Thursday/ Friday
             Written Test - 8:00- 3:30 Mon/Wed/Thurs/Friday
             Drive Test - 8:30-3:00 / Thursday (only) by appointment
             Motorcycle Skills and CDL Skills are not available

Our office will be closed on the following days in 2014: 

  • Presidents Day ............February 17
  • Memorial Day................May 26
  • Independence Day.......July 04
  • Labor Day.....................September 01 
  • Veterans Day...............November 11
  • Thanksgiving................November 27 & 28
  • Christmas Days............December 25 & 26
  • New Year's Day.............January 01, 2015

Contact Information and Office Staff

  • Treasurer - Machel Eichmeier

                  Phone: 641-939-8232
    meichmeier@hardincountyia.gov   Please email comments (good or bad)

  • Office Fax: 641-939-8245

    Property Tax

                  Clerk - Eric Kramer
                     Phone: 641-939-8230
                              E-mail: ekramer@hardincountyia.gov
    Motor Vehicle
                  Deputy - Deanna Vaux 
                              Phone: 641-939-8226

                  Clerk -  Donna Steinfeldt 
                  Clerk - Ann Clemons
    Driver’s License 
                 Deputy - Drive Examiner - Tifani Eisentrager

                             Phone: 641-939-8238 


Our Location

Hardin County Treasurers’ Office:
1215 Edgington Ave
P.O. Box 391
Eldora, IA 50627

Located in the county courthouse on the first floor on the southwest side. Handicap parking is available on the east side of the courthouse. Please use the east entrance for use of the elevator.


Machel Eichmeier

Treasurer as of  04/26/2010

Population - Ranking 17,791 - 48th 

Welcome to the Hardin County home page!  Our goal is to provide our customers with the most FRIENDLY, COURTEOUS, PROFESSIONAL AND ECONOMICALLY REASONABLE SERVICE POSSIBLE while complying with the code of Iowa. 

 Our duties include:

Property tax collection

Tax apportionment to all taxing bodies

Motor vehicle titling and registration, and collection of first time registration tax

Driver license testing,  issuance of driver licenses and ID cards, and issuance of handicap parking devices

Investing of Hardin County funds

Financial record- keeping for the County

Please note: there is an outside drop box located at the top of the stairs on the south side of the courthouse for  payments to the Treasurer’s office.

Thank you for visiting our web site. It is part of our continuing effort to provide top-notch service to you!