LeAnn Black, Treasurer
January 1, 2019

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Welcome to the Clay County Treasurer’s webpage!

I would like to welcome you to the Clay County Treasurer's Office online!

We are committed to provide the citizens of Clay County with courteous, friendly, and professional customer service.  We will be happy to assist you in person, on the phone or online with any questions you may have.

My hope is, this website at www.iowatreasurers.org will make contacting our office easier and more convenient for you.  Through this online 24/7 access, you may pay property taxes, current motor vehicle registration, access motor vehicle forms and study guide material.

I invite you to our office or please feel free to contact us at 712-262-2179 if you have any questions or concerns.  

We are here to help you!

LeAnn Black- Clay County Treasurer

 

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

 

 

2019 Property Taxes
  Payable September 2020 and March 2021

   For The Time Period July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020
     Based On Valuation As Of January 1, 2019

Tax statements have been sent out

 

Clay County Drivers License Station Hours

By appointment only (call 712-264-3917)

8:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Knowledge Test must be registered by 3:30 P.M.

Click here for documents needed for Real ID

 

Masks are required in office for Drivers License

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  Effective March 1, 2020 the Clay County Treasurer's Office will require customers to provide a Bill of Sale when transferring all vehicles and trailers between private parties. 

 A standard Bill of Sale form is linked below for your convenience.

Bill of Sale

 

JUNE 2020 Tax Sale has been postponed at this time. 

2019 Tax Sale Information - The 2019 Clay County Tax Sale will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 17, 2019.  The Sale will be conducted at the Clay County Administration Building and bidders shall place their bids online.  Bidders need not be present at the Administration Building.  Please click on the following link for additional information:

2019 Notice to Tax Sale Purchasers

Newspaper Tax Sale List Final 2019

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 Treasurer's Office at lblack@co.clay.ia.us , or call (712) 262-2179.                                                  

 

Pay Online:

Pay online for less than a postage stamp!  E-check fees have been reduced to $0.25 per transaction.  Discover, MasterCard, and Visa are accepted online, for a fee, at www.iowatreasurers.orgIn office payments are also now accepted with these payment methods and fees.

Discover, MasterCard, Visa, and eCheck are accepted for Internet transactions. When paying property taxes by parcel number please enter the 12 digit parcel number which appears in the upper right corner of either payment stub

A $30.00 returned check fee will be assessed on any payments returned due to insufficient funds                       or any other reason for a return check. 

Pay Online:Discover, MasterCard, Visa and e-Check are accepted for Internet Transactions.

                                          

Payment Methods Accepted in the Clay County Treasurer's Office:

  • Cash (U.S. Currency Only)
  • Credit Cards (Service delivery fee applies)
  • Debit Cards (Service delivery fee applies)
  • Checks, Money Orders or Cashier's Checks possessing an American Bank Association (ABA) routing number

In office payment methods are cash, check, credit cards or debit cards. Please contact the Treasurer’s Office for additional information regarding applicable service fees.

PROPERTY TAXES     -   When paying property taxes by parcel number please enter the 12 digit parcel number which appears in the upper right corner of either payment stub or enter your name in the find my parcel number field, enter the last name followed by a comma then the first name.

If paying by e-Check, you will be asked to enter the Receipt number. the number is located in the top right hand corner of each payment stub, on your tax statement.

MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION RENEWALS    -  You are not eligible to renew online unless you received a renewal notice that contained a PIN number.

All payments must possess an American Bank Association (ABA) routing number.

Office Hours:

  • Motor Vehicle:.....Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Property Taxes:...Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.   
  • Driver’s License...Monday- Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Contact Information:

Office Staff:

  • Treasurer - LeAnn Black     lblack@co.clay.ia.us
  • Motor Vehicle Deputy - Casey Climer   cclimer@co.clay.ia.us
  • Tax, MV Clerk- Scot Brown     sbrown@co.clay.ia.us
  • Tax, MV Clerk - Loree Zwemke    lzwemke@co.clay.ia.us
  • Tax, MV Clerk - Catie Swart     cswart@co.clay.ia.us
  • Drivers License Examiner - Amy Moser    amoser@co.clay.ia.us
  • Drivers License Examiner - Alicia Snyder   asnyder@co.clay.ia.us
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  • Clerk of Court..........................(712) 262-4335
  • Assessor..................................(712) 262-1986
  • Auditor.....................................(712) 262-1569

Holiday Closings:

Friday, January 1, 2021.................................New Year’s Day 2021
Monday, May 31, 2021..................................Memorial Day
Monday, July 5, 2021.....................................Independence Day
Monday, September 6, 2021...........................Labor Day
Thursday, November 11, 2021.......................Veteran’s Day
Thursday, November 25, 2021.......................Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 26, 2021.............................Day After Thanksgiving

Friday, December 24, 2021.............................Christmas Holiday
Monday, January 3, 2022.................................New Year’s 2022

Our Location:

Clay County Treasurer’s Office
300 West 4th Street
P.O. Box 1147
Spencer, Iowa  51301-1147

For your convenience we have payment drop boxes located on the northeast and southeast side of the Clay County Administration Building.  Please do not put cash payments in our drop boxes. 

The handicap entrance is located on the South side of the Administration Building.