Kelly Busch

Union County Treasurer

Took Office June 23, 2008

The Treasurer is responsible for collection of taxes and other fees for state, county, city, school districts, community colleges, and other taxing bodies such as townships and fire districts.

The County Treasurer’s Office is responsible for all motor vehicle transactions and issues drivers license and CDLs.

Dates to remember from the Treasurer’s Office

  • March 1 – Second-half of property taxes due.
  • March 31 – The second half of property tax is due by March 1st of each year.  Late interest will accrue starting April 1st unless the last day falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then taxes become delinquent the second business day of April.
  • July 1 – First day of Fiscal Year
  • September 1 – The first half of property tax is due by September 1st of each year.  Late interest will accrue starting October 1st, unless the last day falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then taxes become delinquent the second business day of October.
  • September 30 – Last day to pay first-half of property taxes without penalty at the Treasurer’s office.  Mail-in payments must be post-marked by September 30.


Union County is implementing a phased opening beginning May 15, 2020.       

Click on the link below for more information and resources for processing transactions.

COVID 19 Information opening 527

We are now scheduling appointments for License and ID services. If we are fully booked, please check back for open time slots. We will contact you 48 hours prior to your appointment to confirm. Please note we are not offering written testing or drive test at this time. If you have questions please contact our office.

Kelly Busch, Union County Treasurer via email at or phone 641.782.1710

Pay Online

Discover, Mastercard, Visa and e-Check are accepted for Internet Transactions. When paying property taxes by parcel number please enter the parcel number which appears on your tax statement. A $30.00 returned check fee will be assessed on any payments returned due to insufficient funds.

Driver's License

Does your license fly? Beginning October 1, 2021 if you're planning to travel by commercial plane, you must show a REAL ID compliant license or identification card at the airport, or comply with TSA by providing additional documentation including increased security checks which may cause delay.  Not sure if the REAL ID is the right choice for you? Click here to find out more.


Office Hours:

Holiday Closings:

Monday, February 17th Presidents Day
Friday, April 10th (closing at noon) Good Friday
Monday, May 25th Memorial Day
Friday, July 3rd Independence Day
Monday, September 7th Labor Day
Wednesday, November 11th Veterans Day
Thursday, November 26th Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 27th Thanksgiving Holiday
Thursday, December 24th Christmas Holiday
Friday, December 25th Christmas Day
Friday, January 1, 2021 New Years Day

Contact Information:

Our Location:

Union County Treasurer’s Office
300 N. Pine St
Creston, IA 50801