Treasurer

Welcome to Wapello County

                                                                      Ottumwa, IA 52501

 

RE:  TAX SALE REGISTRATION/PAYMENTS PRIOR TO 2017 TAX SALE

We will start accepting registrations for this year's tax sale on June 1 in the amount of $25 per investor. Registration ends Wednesday, June 14.  Payment of taxes can be completed online through Thursday, June 15 at 11:59 p.m.; or in the office until noon on Friday, June 16, 2017.  In-office payments must be made in Certified funds; cash; cashier check; money order; or Credit/Debit cards beginning June 1, 2017.

Experience The Convenience of Paying Online!

Payments may be made on-line using an E-Check, Mastercard, Visa, or Discover.  A service delivery fee will apply. You will need a current receipt number (tax) or PIN (vehicle) to pay online.  Call one of our offices for assistance.  

If your E-Check does not "Clear," whether due to lack of funds, or incorrect entry of your ABA or account numbers,  a twenty dollar fee will be charged

>>Pay Property Taxes;   The statements for the taxes payable in September, 2016, and in March, 2017, will be mailed August, 2016.

>>Pay Your Vehicle tags;   To renew your car license online, you must have a pin number and be free of "Stops," placed on your records by the State of Iowa.                         

RE:  TAX SALE REDEMPTIONS

You will have to pay by mail or in the office in order to redeem a tax sale certificate.  You may call for the amount due.  However, between May 1 and July 31, you must pay with certified funds (cash, cashier check, money order or we will accept a debit or credit card [additional fees apply].)  We also require certified funds if a 90-Day Notice of Expiration of Right of Redemption has been served.   If you have questions, please call our office at 641-683-0040.

Office Hours and Locations

  • Tax Department, 2nd Floor of the Courthouse, 101 W. Fourth St:  8:00 - 4:30  Monday - Friday
  • Motor Vehicle Department (Main Office), 102 East Main St:  8:00 - 4:30  Monday - Friday
  • Motor Vehicle, (Satellite Office) 2849 N Court St.:  8:30 - 1:00/1:30 - 4:30  Tuesday - Friday & 8:00 - 1:00 Saturday
  •  **We are now accepting debit and credit cards at the Satellite office!**

Contact Information

  • Tax Department   Tax Deputies:   Sandy Billings and Laurie Fountain
  • Motor Vehicle Department    Motor Vehicle Deputies:   Theresa Shipley and Melody Johns
    • Phone:  641-683-4636
    • Fax:      641-683-4634
    • Email Motor Vehicle: wapcodmv@wapellocounty.org
    • Satellite Office  641-682-4855 Ext.52258

 

2017 County Holidays

New Year's Day                           January 2

Martin Luther King Jr. Day          January 16

President's Day                           February 20

Memorial Day                              May 29

Independence Day                      July 4

Labor Day                                   September 4

Veteran's Day                              November 10

Thanksgiving Day                        November 23

Day After Thanksgiving                November 24

Christmas Day                              December 25

Day after Christmas                      December 26

Roberta L. Roth Neff

Took Office 1/01/2015

Began as Tax Deputy in August, 1986

 

 

ABOUT WAPELLO COUNTY

POPULATION: 35,798

RANKING:  20th

 

 

My staff and I welcome you to the Wapello

County Treasurer's website where

you can conduct business with us 24/7.

 

Our goal is to make your business

transactions with our office as convenient

and pleasant as possible while providing

you with accurate and efficient service.

 

Please feel free to contact me by phone

at 641-683-0040 or by email at

wapcotreas@wapellocounty.org at any time.