Denise Emal
Treasurer

Took Office 01/01/1998

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Welcome to the Marion County Treasurer's office!  If this is your first visit, we hope you will take advantage of all of the services this website has to offer. 

Please feel free to call & visit if you have questions.

It is our desire that your experience in our office will be pleasant & productive. 

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

2017 Tax Sale Information

The 2017 Marion County Tax Sale will begin at 9:00AM Monday, June 19,  2017.  The sale will be conducted at the Marion County Courthouse, 2nd floor, and bidder shall place their bids online.  Bidders need not be present at the courthouse to participate.  Please click on the following link for additional information.

2017 Notice to Tax Sale Purchasers

If you wish to attend the sale in person, a limited number of computers will be available on a first come, first serve basis.  Wireless internet access will be available for bidders using their own laptop.  Please note all bids must be placed online. Live bids will not be accepted. To obtain additional information, please email the Treasurers office at demal@co.marion.ia.us or call 641-828-2202.  The website where the auction is located has an FAQ section.  This would be a great source of information for your questions. 

 

In other news: Marion County at this time is NOT offering CDL Skills & Drive testing or Motorcycle drive testing.  Please check our facebook page or this website when we will begin taking reservations again. 

 

 

The driver's license station is located at the Pella Memorial Building.  The Memorial Building is located at 829 Broadway St.  The driver's license station is in Pella the 1st & 3rd Friday of each month from 9:00AM-4:00PM.  We quit testing at 3:30 PM. Upcoming dates for Pella are:  May 19, June 2, June 16, July 7, July 21, August 4 & August 18..

 

As always, listen to KNIA/KRLS or check out our facebook page for weather related closings & delays
 

 

 

Pay Online:

Discover, Mastercard, Visa and e-Check are accepted for Internet Transactions. When paying property taxes by parcel number please enter the 10 digit parcel number which appears in the bottom right corner of either payment stub. A $25.00 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 only be added when the license or identification card is being renewed, or, if you are being issued for the first time. (For example, if you are moving in from out of state.) 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 - Friday 8:15a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    • Written Tests, Knoxville.................................Monday - Friday 8:15a.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.
    • There will be no driver's license in Knoxville the Friday that the team is in Pella
    • Drive Tests....................Tuesdays by appointment, CDL Drive Tests on Thursdays by appointment only
  • Pella Drivers License..........The 1st & 3rd Fridays of each month......9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    • Written Test 9:00 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.

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

Holiday Closings:

Monday, January 2, 2017 New Year's Holiday
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 Day
Friday, November 24, 2017 Day after Thanksgiving Day
Monday, December 25, 2017 Christmas Holiday
Monday, January 1,  2018 New  Year's Holiday

Contact Information:

  • Property Tax..............(641) 828-2202
  • Motor Vehicle............(641) 828-2202
  • Driver’s License..........(641) 828-2202  
  • Pella Driver's License....(641) 628-1695
  • Fax.............................(641) 828-2206
  • Email.......................... demal@co.marion.ia.us
  • MV Email ................... treas-auto@co.marion.ia.us
  • County Website...........www.co.marion.ia.us
  • Office Staff
    • Administrative Assistant........Michaela
    • Motor Vehicle Deputy...........Kristen
    • Motor Vehicle Deputy...........Marcia
    • Motor Vehicle Clerk..............Charity
    • Motor Vehicle Clerk..............Candy
    • Drivers License Clerk............Vickie
    • Drivers License Clerk............Emilee

Courthouse Location:

Marion County Treasurer’s Office
214 E Main St
P.O. Box 515
Knoxville, IA  50138

The Handicap entrance is located on the South side of the Courthouse.

 

 

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