Welcome to Winnebago County, IA Treasurer
 Experience The Convenience Pay Online!



2016 TAXES ARE NOW AVAILABLE ON LINE.

THESE TAXES ARE PAYABLE SEPT 2017 AND MARCH 2018

Discover, Mastercard, Visa and eCheck are accepted for Internet Transactions.

Office Payments accepted:  Cash, Check, Debit, Discover, MasterCard and  Visa.

2017 Tax Sale Information         W-9            Tax Sale List 

 

Property Tax Information:                  

 Pay Property Taxes                  

If you opt to pay your property tax by eCheck you will be asked to enter a receipt number as your PIN number. Your receipt number is located in the bottom right hand corner of your tax statement.

You must search the payment engine by last name or parcel number only do not include the District.

Current tax payments are due September 30, 2017 for the 1st half and March 31, 2018 for the 2nd half. Late payments will accrue interest at 1.5% per month.

You can now access the Assessor Property Information on each parcel from Step 3 of the property tax application.                             

For more information on property in Winnebago County click here                      

 

Vehicle Registration Information: 

Click here for BILL OF SALE Application: which ARE REQUIRED ON ALL MOTOR VEHICLE PURCHASES

When renewing your vehicles either by mail or in the office please include your renewal notice with payment.

Pay Your Vehicle tags

Your renewal notice must contain a PIN number to renew online. If you have a vehicle that a Heavy Use Tax   Form is required the first installment cannot be paid online,(this is an enhancement that will be available in the future.) Fire Fighter Plates, State Stops, and County Stops cannot be paid online.            

Drivers License Information:

You may renew 30 day before and 60 days after your birthdate.

Driver License Knowledge Testing must be started by 3:30.

Drive tests  Monday - Friday by appointment call 641-585-5387. Proof of vehicle insurance is required.

For assistance determining the documents you will need to bring in for Drivers License please click here.

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. 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.

Please note that Driver License transactions can be paid by check, cash, or credit cards. Fees do apply to credit cards.

 NOTICE: PLEASE BE ADVISED A SURCHARGE OF $30.00 WILL BE ASSESSED FOR ALL DISHONORED CHECKS, AND E-CHECKS RETURNED FOR INCORRECT ACCOUNT INFORMATION AS PRESCRIBED IN IOWA CODE 554.3512

 

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  

  • Tax and Motor Vehicle and Drivers License:LAST TRANSACTION WILL BE AT 4:00*

 Driver License: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

 Driver License Written Testing: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

  • You must arrive no later than 3:30 p.m. to ensure time to complete the test and be issued a credential.

 Car Drives: Monday - Friday  must call to be scheduled 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

  •   ALL drive test require Proof of Insurance

 

     HOLIDAY CLOSINGS FOR 2017

 

  •  February 20       President's Day
  •  May 29            Memorial Day
  •  July 4            Independence Day
  •  September 4       Labor Day

  •  November 10       Veteran's Day

  •  November 23       Thanksgiving Day

  •  November 24       Day after Thanksgiving

  •  December 25       Christmas Day

  •  December 26       Christmas Day

  •  January 1,2018    New Year's Day 

Contact Information

  • Phone:  Tax Department:   641-585-2322
  •                Motor Vehicle:     641-585-4430
  •                Driver License:    641-585-5387
  •                Fax:                     641-585-1059
  • Email:    julie.swenson@winnebagocountyiowa.gov
  • Winnebago County Website: www.winnebagocountyiowa.gov
  •                                                www.winnebagocountyiowa.org
  •  Office Staff:
  •  Julie Swenson, Treasurer
  •  Kim Ennen
  •  Valarie Holkesvik
  •  Judy Sell
  •  Denise White

Our Location

Winnebago County Treasurers’ Office
126 S Clark
Suite 4
Forest City, IA 50436

The Treasurers’ Office is located on the 2nd floor of the new addition of the courthouse.

For Handicapped Accessiblility enter from the west side of the courthouse parking lot through the new additon. Take the elevator to the 2nd floor. The Treasurers’ office is located just around the corner of the elevator.

 

 

 

Julie Swenson

Took Office 11/02/2004

POPULATION - RANKING

 11,391 - 71ST

 

I would like to welcome you to the Winnebago County Treasurers’ Home Page.

My hope is this website, will make contacting our office easier and more convenient with access to information 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Answers to many questions can be found here as well as the ability to print many needed forms. Questions can also be submitted via e-mail at your convenience.

We provide the following services from our office: Property Tax Collection, Property Tax Credit, Issuance of Vehicle Titles and Registrations, and Driver License Issuance and NonOperator Identification Cards.

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.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at (641)585-2322 or e-mail me at  julie.swenson@winnebagocountyiowa.gov

If you wish to obtain additional information about the Treasurer's office or other Winnebago County departments please visit the County website at www.winnebagocountyiowa.gov

I was elected Treasurer November 2004. I have been in the Treasurers office since January 1981. It is my pleasure to serve you.

Thank you for visiting us on the web.  Have a GREAT DAY.

    Julie Swenson     

   Winnebago County Treasurer