Treasurer’s office- Tax, MV & DL updated 7/27/2020

Poweshiek County Treasurer Sandy K. Ross says, “Governor Reynolds’ Proclamation of Disaster Emergency signed on July 24th impacts many of the services provided at the County Treasurer’s office.

The proclamation sections related to property taxes were extended through FRIDAY, July 31st, 2020.

The sections related to driving with expired licenses were extended through August 23, 2020.

The sections related to motor vehicle renewals and title transfers and temporary plates were not extended and expired on July 25, 2020 at midnight.

What You Need To Know:

* Pay property taxes that were due in March by July 31, 2020 to avoid penalties.  Send checks to Poweshiek County Treasurer: PO Box 700; Montezuma, IA 50171; pay online at https://www.IowaTaxAndTags.org; drop payment off in drop box located at south entrance of the Courthouse.

* Pay motor vehicle renewals by August 31, 2020, if your registration expired in the months of January 2020 through July 31, 2020. Send checks to Poweshiek County Treasurer: PO Box 700; Montezuma, IA 50171; pay online at https://www.IowaTaxAndTags.org; drop payment off in drop box located at south entrance of the Courthouse.

* If you purchased a vehicle between February 13th- March 15th, your vehicle must be transferred as soon as possible to avoid penalties.

* If you purchased a vehicle between March 16th – July 25th, you must apply for title and registration by August 24th to avoid penalties.

Ross says, “We are open to the public”, but because of social distancing health needs we are limited to two people in the Motor Vehicle office and Tax office. As a reminder Driver’s License station is by appointment only! We are asking people to pay taxes and motor vehicle renewals through our online website, mail or drop box located at south entrance of courthouse, so we can save the in-office visits for our transactions that require face-to-face visits.

If you have questions, call the treasurer’s office at 641-623-5128 or email the treasurer at sandyross@poweshiekcounty.org