Welcome to the Jefferson County, Iowa Website! Treasurer
Experience The Convenience... Pay Online!


2nd Half Property Taxes are due March 31, 2014!

The 2nd half taxes cover the time period of Jan 1, 2013 – June 30, 2013
And are based On Valuation As Of January 1, 2012


Pay Property Taxes Pay Your Vehicle tags

Accepted On-Line Payment Methods-eCheck, Discover, MasterCard and Visa are accepted for Internet transactions.
You can now access the Assessor Property Information on each parcel from Step 3 of the property tax application.

Vehicle Renewals:
If your vehicle registration is delinquent, the vehicle does not qualify for online renewal. Half year license and apportioned vehicles are not eligible for online renewal at this time.

 If you would like to mail your payment, please make checks out to the Jefferson County Treasurer and send them to:

Jefferson County Treasurer
PO Box 308
Fairfield, IA 52556
Are you new to the State?  Do you have a current Iowa Driver's License or ID card, but would like to get one marked REAL ID compliant?
Find out what documents you need for any of the above here!


Office Hours

  • Office Hours: 8:00 - 4:30 / Monday - Friday
  • Driver License: 8:00 - 4:00 / Monday - Friday
  • Driver License Written Testing: 8:00 - 4:00 / Monday - Friday (we ask that you be there by 3:30 pm to start the test if you would like to be issued a permit following the test).
  • Car Drives: 8:15 - 2:00 / Monday - Friday by appointment only


Holiday Closings for 2014

New Year’s Day - January 1st, 2014
President's Day - February 17th, 2014
Memorial Day - May 26th, 2014
Independence Day - July 4th, 2014
Labor Day - September 1st, 2014
Veteran’s Day - November 11th, 2014
Thanksgiving - November 27th - 28th, 2014
Christmas - December 25th, 2014
Contact Information

  • Property Tax Phone: 641-472-2349
  • Motor Vehicle: 641-472-2340
  • Driver License: 641-472-2349
  • Fax: 641-469-4562
  • General Email: treasurer@jeffersoncountyia.com
  • Email to the Treasurer: tkness@jeffersoncountyia.com
  • Office Staff:
    • Motor Vehicle Deputy - Crista Meade
    • Motor Vehicle Deputy - Mark Myers 
    • Motor Vehicle Clerk - Lindsay Adam
    • Driver’s License Examiner - Susan Griffin
    • Tax Clerk - Amanda Beasley
Our Location

Jefferson County Treasurers’ Office:
Court & Briggs (one block north of the Fairfield Square)
Fairfield, Iowa 52556

Mailing Address:
PO Box 308
Fairfield, Iowa 52556

Terri Kness

Term: January 2011 through December 2014



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Welcome to Jefferson Co. Treasurer’s website. We hope the information you find on this website helpful and informative. If we can be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact our office.