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Treasurer's Office - Property Tax
| Annual Tax Sale
The annual tax sale is held the third Monday in June at 9:00 AM. Any delinquency must be offered for sale at the Regular or Public Bidder Tax Sale. The registration fee for a tax bidder is $25.
The annual tax sale will be held in the Emergency Operations Center, located at 1031 Edgington Ave., Eldora, IA 50627.
The sale will start promptly at 9:00 AM for as long as purchasers are present. The annual tax sale is then adjourned to 10:00 AM on the third Monday, July 17, 2023. All pre-registered purchasers/bidders must be checked in with the tax sale clerk to receive their bidder number from 8:15 AM to 8:45 AM.
Tax Sale Terms
The registration deadline is approximately 1 week prior to the sale, 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13, 2023. One
person may be authorized to represent as many tax sale purchasers as he or she can manage. The sale
procedure will not be slowed or stopped if a registered bidder cannot keep up with pace of the sale.
2023 registration deadline is 4:30 PM on Tuesday, June 13, 2023.
There is a $25 registration fee, which must accompany the registration documents for each purchaser. This fee
is nonrefundable. Each registered bidder must pay the registration fee. The Treasurer's
Office does not accept credit card payments.
No pets allowed and cell phones must be turned off.
Upon receipt of the registration form and payment, the Treasurer will email the tax sale list to the
registered bidder at no additional charge. If the bidder does not have an email address, then the tax sale
may be mailed.
All delinquent parcels will be published in one of Hardin County's official newspapers each year,
approximately two to three weeks prior to the tax sale date. Contact the Treasurer's Office to find out the current
In 2023, all delinquent parcels will be published in the Ackley World Journal on May 31, 2023.
2023 Tax Sale Publication
The condensed version that is published in the newspaper is available for $20. The detailed version, which
shows the breakdown of each type of tax/special assessment, property valuations, and the individual amounts
due is $40. Registered bidders will receive this listing with their paid registration fee.
Electronic devices will be prohibited during the tax sale. This includes:
These and any 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.
1215 Edgington AvenueEldora, IA 50627
P.O. Box 391 Eldora, IA 50627-0391
Monday - Friday
08:00 AM - 04:15 PM
Phone : (641) 939-8232
Phone : (641) 939-8230
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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