2019 Tax Sale Terms and Conditions


Welcome to Jackson County, IA  

The Jackson County Treasurer's Office is now open to the public Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Driver's License Station is open by appointment only. 



Experience The Convenience Pay Online!



Pay Your Property Tax                Pay Your Vehicle tags

Accepted Online Payment Methods: eCheck, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.


Payment Methods Accepted in the Jackson County Treasurer's Office:

  • Cash (U.S. Currency Only)
  • Credit Cards (Service delivery fee applies)
  • Debit Cards (Service delivery fee applies)
  • Checks, Money Orders or Cashier's Checks possessing an American Bank Association (ABA) routing number
  • NO two party checks are Allowed
  • Checks MUST be made payable to JACKSON COUNTY TREASURER only



You are not eligible to pay online unless you received a renewal notice with a PIN number assigned to it.

Also you can not renew online if you are requested to show proof of SR insurance, owe debts to the state,  owe unpaid fines to Clerk of Court, parking fines, or if you have moved and did not change current address.

Firefighter plates are not eligible to renew online.



You can pay Current and delinquent taxes online. Please contact our office to get the correct amounts if the taxes were sold on the tax sale. 

We accept postmarks on taxes, except for tax sale redemptions, they must be in the office on the last day of the month.

A $30.00 charge is added to all returns marked insufficient funds.     





Office Hours

  • Tax And Auto Office Hours: 8:30 - 4:00 / Monday - Friday 
  • (Last business day of June  each year the Treasurer's office and driver's license station close at NOON to balance out for the fiscal year)
  • Driver's License: 8:30 - 4:00 / Monday - Friday except first WEDNESDAY of the month they travel to Bellevue.   
  • Driver License Written Testing  8:30 - 3:30/ Monday - Friday       
  • Car Drives:  9:00 - 3:30 / Wednesday by appointment only.                          
  • Travel Station at Bellevue 1st WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH ONLY 8:30 - 4:00
  • NO testing after 3:30 and NO drives after 3:00 P.M.
  • First Half taxes are due September 30th and 2nd half are due March 31st
  • Penalty attaches on October 1st and April 1st. 

Holiday Closings

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Last business day of June each year the offices close at NOON
  • Independce Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Eve Day

Contact Information

Our Location

Jackson County Treasurers’ Office:
201 West Platt Street
Maquoketa, Iowa 52060


Beth Gerlach -- Jackson Co. Treasurer

20,208 - 35

I would like to welcome you to the Jackson County Treasurer's Home Page!!

We provide the following services from our office: Property tax Collection, Issuance of Vehicle Titles and Registrations, and Driver License Issuance.

Our office is committed to carrying out these responsibilites while providing outstanding customer service through a process of continuous evaluation and improvement of the way in which we do business.

Please visit us again!!!!
Beth Gerlach

Jackson County Treasurer