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Linn County Treasurer

Brent C. Oleson

Took Office:
January 03, 2023

The Linn County Treasurer’s Office is committed to providing courteous, prompt and professional customer service in person, on the telephone and online. Our online services allow you to pay your property taxes or renew your car license anytime, day or night. If you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our office.

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.

Linn County Office Information

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Phone Number

Phone: 319-892-5500
Fax: 319-892-5549


Linn County Treasurer's Office
935 2nd St SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404


 Walk-In Customer Hours

Lobby Hours
Monday - Friday   7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
2nd Wednesday of the month   10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Office Hours
Monday - Friday   7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
2nd Wednesday of the month   10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Phone Customer Hours
Monday - Friday   8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
2nd Wednesday of the month   10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Mailing Address

Linn County Treasurer
935 2nd Street SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404


Office Staff

County Treasurer - Brent C. Oleson
1st Deputy Treasurer - Tracy Houdeshell
Property Tax Deputy - Nicole Finger
Motor Vehicle Deputy - Lacey Hastings
Office Management Deputy Treasurer - Rebecca McDonald


The office is closed on the following dates:


  • Memorial Day - Monday, May 27, 2024
  • Juneteenth - Wednesday, June 19, 2024
  • Independence Day - Thursday, July 4, 2024
  • Labor Day - Monday, September 2, 2024
  • Veteran's Day - Monday, November 11, 2024
  • Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 28, 2024
  • Friday after Thanksgiving - Friday, November 29, 2024
  • Christmas Eve Day - Tuesday, December 24, 2024
  • Christmas Day - Wednesday, December 25, 2024
  • New Year's Eve - Tuesday, December 31, 2024
  • New Year's Day 2025 - Wednesday, January 1, 2025

Property Tax

Property Tax Responsibilities

The Property Tax Division is responsible for collecting taxes for real estate property, mobile homes, utilities, computer equipment, industrial machinery, bushels of grain, monies and credits, buildings on leased land, and city and county special assessments, including delinquent weed cuttings, sewer rental, nuisance abatements, snow removal and alley oiling for all tax levying and tax certifying entities of the county.

The Treasurer is also responsible for conducting the tax sale, processing tax sale redemptions, issuing tax sale deeds, processing tax suspensions, preparing plat and mobile home clearances and administering the Iowa Property Tax Credit Program based on age / income.


Tax Sale Redemptions can NOT be paid through this site. 


Browse common Property Tax related forms Property Tax Forms

Vehicle Renewals

Linn County Motor Vehicle continually strives to be the leader in excellent customer service, providing precise and accurate information for all title and registration needs.

  • Issues vehicle titles, registration renewals, personalized and other special license plates, and junking certificates
  • Notates and releases security interests
  • Collects fee for new registration tax, registration, and document fees
  • Processes credits and refunds of vehicles transferred
  • Serves as an agent of the Iowa Department of Transportation and Department of Revenue and Finance

The Iowa DOT website allows you to personalize your license plate, check availability, and reserve it.  If it is available and approved, your plates will be manufactured and delivered to the county treasurer's office in the county where you live.  You will be notified when the plates are ready to be picked up.

Personalized and Specialty Plates 


Browse common Title/Registration and related forms Vehicle Forms

Driver's License Services