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Johnson County Treasurer

Tom Kriz

Took office on 1/1/1999


Welcome to Johnson County the home of the University of Iowa and the Iowa Hawkeyes!

Office Information

We recommend you pay your property and vehicle renewal (tag) taxes online.  It's easy, fast and safe. Online payment options include Discover Card, MasterCard, Visa, American Express and eCheck - an electronic transfer of funds from your bank account to the County bank account.

Do you have old license plates to dispose of?   Let us recycle them for you.  We have a license plate drop box in front of our building.

Property Tax Information

The annual tax sale is held generally on the third monday of June starting at 8:00 AM.  To participate in the tax sale, a bidder must pre-register with our office no later than ten days before the tax sale.  The registration fee is $70.00 per bidder. 

Tax sale and registration information


Johnson County Treasurers Office
913 S Dubuque St
Iowa City, Iowa 52240

Contact Info


Tax Department: 319-356-6087
Motor Vehicle: 319-356-6091 
Fax: 319-337-0495

Office Staff: 

Deputy Treasurer/Property Tax - Scott Finlayson

Motor Vehicle Deputy - Kathy Pierce

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Physical Mailing Address

Johnson County Treasurers Office
913 S Dubuque St
P O Box 2420
Iowa City, Iowa 52244-2420


Monday - Friday 7:45 - 5:30

If you're transferring a title you must be in our office by 5:00 PM.


 The Treasurer's Office is closed for the following county observed holidays:

  • New Year's Day - January 1, 2019
  • Martin Luther King Jr Day - January 21, 2019
  • President's Day - February 18, 2019
  • Memorial Day - May 27, 2019
  • Independence Day - July 4, 2019
  • Labor Day - September 2, 2019
  • Veteran's Day - November 11, 2019
  • Thanksgiving - November 28 & 29, 2019
  • Christmas - December 24 & 25, 2019

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