Des Moines County Treasurer & Tax Collector Office

Find Des Moines County Iowa treasurer, tax collector, tax assessor, and property assessor offices. Treasurers and tax collectors provide information on property searches, tax bills, property liens, tax assessed values, and deductions.


County Treasurers Office 513 North Main Street Burlington IA 52601 319-753-8252


About Des Moines County Treasurer & Tax Collector Offices

Treasurer & Tax Collector Offices in Des Moines County, IA are responsible for the financial management of government funds, processing and issuing Des Moines County tax bills, and the collection of Des Moines County personal and real property taxes. Treasurers & Tax Collectors are key departments in the broader Des Moines County government.

You may contact the Treasurer & Tax Collector Offices for questions about:
  • Des Moines County property records
  • Property owner and address searches
  • Des Moines County property payments and bills
  • Property tax rates
  • Des Moines County GIS maps, plat maps, and tax maps
  • Des Moines County, IA tax sales
Des Moines County Property Records

Treasurer & Tax Collection Offices make public Des Moines County property records available upon request. The Office provides access to records including, historical property tax rates, property tax payment and bill history, as well as Des Moines County GIS maps, tax maps, property boundary maps, and plat maps.

Tax Collection

Des Moines County Tax Collectors issue tax bills, collect and process property tax payments for real and personal property, and follow up with delinquent tax payments for taxpayers in Des Moines County, IA. The Des Moines County Tax Collection Office is also responsible for collection of County taxes as well as licensing fees, utility fees, and fines assessed by the local government.

Treasury Responsibilities

Des Moines County Treasurer's Offices receive, disburse and manage government income. The Accounts Payable Dept of the Treasurer's Office reviews, approves and makes payment for government received invoices, and maintains a record of the local government's income and expenditures. The Treasurer is also tasked with approving payments for individuals employed by the local Des Moines County, Iowa government system.

Treasurers are also responsible for management of excess cash received by the Des Moines County government and maximizing returns on liquidity for government invested funds, including pension and pooled municipal funds of the greater Des Moines County government.