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Posted on: May 3, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Annual Tax Sale Registration Open

Tax Sale

The 2017 Tax Sale will be held Monday, June 19th, 2017, in the conference room of the basement level of the courthouse, and will begin promptly at 9:00 A.M. All pre-registered purchasers/bidders must be checked in with the tax sale clerk to receive their bidder number from 8:15 A.M. to 8:45 A.M. The sale normally last about two to three hours. No Pets Allowed and cell phones must be off.


Registration must be completed by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. There is a $25 (nonrefundable) registration fee, which must accompany the registration documents for each purchaser. Each registered bidder must pay the registration fee. We do not accept credit card payments. Our conference room has limited seating. You may authorize one person to represent as many tax sale purchasers as you feel they can manage. We will not however slow or stop the sale if they can’t keep up with the pace of the sale. I will first accept registration from all the purchasers that were registered last year and if there is room I will accept additional purchasers. Please return your registration in a timely manner.

Tax Sale List

Upon receipt of the registration form and payment I will e-mail the tax sale list to you at no additional charge. If you do not have an e-mail address I can mail a list to you. The condensed version which is published in the newspaper is $20.00. The detailed version which shows the breakdown of each type of tax/special assessments and the individual amounts due is $40.00.


All delinquent parcels will be published in the Times Citizen in Iowa Falls, Iowa, on June 7, 2017.

Electronic Devices

Electronic devices will be prohibited during the tax sale. This includes cellular phones, pagers, tape recorders, camcorders, and other audible electronic devices are to be turned off during the sale. Laptop or notebook computers are allowed only if they are operated from battery packs. A violation in the use of electronic devices may result in the disqualification of the bidder/purchaser.

Machel Eichmeier
Hardin County Treasurer

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