Machel Eichmeier



Took Office 04/26/2010


Visit the Hardin County website!


ISCTA Certified Treasurer,

Certified May 16, 2013

Recertified May 18, 2016



Welcome to Hardin County, Iowa. Enjoy online payment options for your convenience!


2017/2018 Payable Property Tax Statements were mailed on August 9, 2017.



Pay Online:

Discover, Mastercard, Visa and e-Check are accepted for Internet Transactions. When paying property taxes by e-Check you will be asked to enter a receipt number as your PIN.   Your receipt number can be found in the upper right corner of either payment stub. A $20.00 returned check fee will be assessed on any payments returned due to insufficient funds.


Veteran Designation:

Iowa veterans can now add a Veteran designation to their drivers license or nonoperator identification cards. PLEASE NOTE, this designation can be added when the license or identification card is being renewed or a duplicate license for $10.00.  A link to the required form can be found by clicking here. Your County's Veterans Affairs office will need to complete part of that form before the designation can be added to your drivers license or identification card. Please share this post to help spread the word to Veterans.

Office Hours:

  • Motor Vehicle and Property Taxes......Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Driver’s License.................................. Monday, (Closed Tues), Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
    • Written Tests......................... Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m .
      You must arrive no later than 3:30 p.m. to ensure time to complete the test and be issued a credential.
    • Drive Tests............................Thursdays by appointment 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

We are pleased to announce the addition of credit and debit cards to the list of payment options for in office motor vehicle, property tax and driver's license transactions. Please contact the Treasurer’s office for additional information regarding applicable service fees.

Holiday Closings:

Monday, February 20, 2017 President’s Day
Monday, May 29, 2017 Memorial Day
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Independence Day
Monday, September 4, 2017 Labor Day
Friday, November 10, 2017 Veteran’s Day
Thursday, November 23, 2017 Thanksgiving Holiday
Friday, November 24, 2017 Thanksgiving Holiday
Monday, December 25, 2017 Christmas Holiday
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 Christmas Holiday
Monday, January 1, 2018 New Year’s Holiday

Contact Information:

Our Location:

Hardin County Treasurer’s Office
1215 Edgington Avenue
P.O. Box 391
Eldora, IA 50627-0391

Drop Box for the Treasurer is located at the South Enterance.

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.