Polk County Real Estate Tax (Iowa)

Search for Polk County, IA real estate tax records. A real estate search provides information on property taxes, property tax assessments, real estate values, unpaid property taxes, tax liens, foreclosures, appraisal values, property transfers, former property owners, real estate records, and more.


The Polk County Assessor's Office determines the appraisal value of the taxable property in their jurisdiction in order to assess the property taxes owed by residents in Polk County, IA. Assessors maintain a number of documents related to Polk County real estate taxes, including records on real estate tax assessments, property appraisals, and property tax payments. They may also provide information on foreclosures, tax liens, and historical property taxes. Assessors are sometimes responsible for providing information on Polk County real estate tax deductions, as well as information on the current and former owners, the property's size and location, and any zone or use regulations. These records, including transfers of property ownership, can be important resources for property owners or potential buyers of a property. These Polk County real estate tax records may be available on the Assessor Office website.

Polk County Assessor's Office Des Moines IA 111 Court Avenue 50309 515-286-3158


The Polk County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county or local government in Polk County, Iowa. As part of their responsibilities, they keep detailed records on Polk County real estate taxes. These records include Polk County property tax assessments, real estate appraisal values, and ownership information for current and prior owners. Some may also provide information about unpaid property taxes, Polk County tax liens, foreclosures, or real estate tax deductions. Polk County Clerks also have records that describe the property and its size, the history of any property transfers and the price, as well as zone and use information. The Clerk Office may provide access to real estate tax documents on its website.

Altoona City Clerk Altoona IA 407 8th Street Southeast 50009 515-967-5136

Des Moines City Clerk Des Moines IA 400 East 1st Street 50309 515-283-4141

Mitchellville City Clerk Mitchellville IA 204 Center Avenue North 50169 515-967-2935

Polk County Clerk Des Moines IA 500 Mulberry Street 50309 515-286-3772


The Polk County Town and City Hall provides municipal services for their community, including maintaining real estate tax records and providing property tax services in Polk County. In some areas, the Town or City Hall manages property taxes, including keeping records on property tax assessments, records of paid and unpaid real estate taxes, and property appraisal values. They may also have Polk County public records on property ownership, paid and unpaid property taxes, tax liens, and foreclosures. Real estate records can establish the former and current property owners, the value of the property, and the taxes owed, which can be important for prospective Polk County buyers. Town and City Halls provide access to many of these records on their website.

Altoona City Hall Altoona IA 407 8th Street Southeast 50009 515-967-7866

Ankeny City Hall Ankeny IA 410 West 1st Street 50023 515-965-6469

Bondurant City Hall Bondurant IA 100 Lincoln Street Southeast 50035 515-967-2418

Clive City Hall Clive IA 1900 Northwest 114th Street 50325 515-223-6220

Des Moines City Hall Des Moines IA 400 Robert D. Ray Drive 50309 515-283-4209

Grimes City Hall Grimes IA 101 Northeast Harvey Street 50111 515-986-3036

Johnston City Hall Johnston IA 6221 Merle Hay Road 50131 515-278-2344

Pleasant Hill City Hall Pleasant Hill IA 5160 Maple Drive 50327 515-262-9368

Polk City City Hall Polk IA 112 South 3rd Street 50226 515-984-6233

Runnells City Hall Runnells IA 110 Brown Street 50237 515-966-2042

Sheldahl City Hall Sheldahl IA 803 2nd Street 50243 515-685-2814

Urbandale City Hall Urbandale IA 3600 86th St 50322 515-278-3900

West Des Moines City Hall West Des Moines IA 4200 Mills Civic Parkway 50265 515-222-3444

Windsor Heights City Hall Windsor Heights IA 1133 66th St 50324 515-279-3662


The Polk County Treasurer and Tax Collector Office is charged with collecting local taxes and disbursing the funds, which mainly come in the form of real estate taxes in Polk County, Iowa. Their office maintains a number of real estate-related records, including Polk County real estate tax assessments, property appraisals, and property ownership records. Treasurers and Tax Collectors also keep records on tax liens, foreclosures, and property tax payments, as well as property transfer and sale documents such as Polk County titles and deeds. These records can establish the former and current owners of a property, the value of the property, and the taxes owed. Polk County Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices may provide online access to their real estate tax records.

Des Moines Treasurer Des Moines IA 400 Robert D. Ray Drive 50309 515-283-4140

Polk County Treasurer's Office Des Moines IA 111 Court Avenue 50309 515-286-3030


The Polk County Auditor's Office provides oversight for government agencies, and as part of this job, Auditors evaluate the performance of government agencies and their compliance with laws, rules, and regulations in Polk County, IA. They also investigate corruption and fraudulent activities. Polk County Auditor Offices maintain a number of records related to the collection of real estate taxes and any problems with Polk County property tax collection or the government's use of real estate tax records. Their office produce audit reports, evaluations of government agencies, reports on corruption, and fraud investigation reports, including real estate-related documents. These Polk County public records may be available on the Auditor Office website.

Iowa Auditor Des Moines IA Rm 104, 1007 E Grand Ave 50319 515-281-5834


The Polk County Recorder of Deeds is responsible for keeping a range of real estate tax documents for a county or local government in Polk County, IA. Their office ensures the accuracy of Polk County real estate tax records as well as property and land records. Recorders of Deeds have records on real estate taxes such as Polk County property tax assessments, property appraisals, tax liens, and foreclosures. These documents contain information on previous and current property owners, descriptions of the property and its size, any real estate tax deductions, and the history of the property's sales and prices. Polk County Recorders of Deeds may provide online access to their real estate tax documents.

Polk County Recorder of Deeds Des Moines IA 111 Court Avenue 50309 515-286-3160