Property Tax

Property Tax

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Due Dates:

Each year property taxes are certified in July or August and collected in two equal installments; Interest begins the first business day after the installment due date. Note: If the due date falls on a weekend, the deadline will extend to the next business day.

  1. First installment is due by September 30th
  2. Second installment is due by March 31st of the following year.

Where to pay:

There are several ways to make property tax payments.

  • Online:
  • By mail:
    • Payments to 600 W 4th St, Davenport, IA 52801-1030
  • In person:
    • In addition to cash or checks, credit and debit cards are accepted.Visa, MasterCard, and Discover Cards(fees apply)*
    • Scott County Administrative Center - 600 W. 4th St., Davenport, Iowa
    • Scott County General Store - 902 W. Kimberly Rd. Suite 6D, Davenport, Iowa
  • Drop box:
    • Scott County Administrative Center - 600 W. 4th St., Davenport. Drop box is located in the parking lot on the southwest side of the building.
    • Scott County General Store - 902 W. Kimberly Rd. Suite 6D, Davenport. Drop box is affixed to the building between the entrance and exit doors.

Payment options and corresponding service delivery fees:

When paying by mail or drop box, always use a check. If paying in person at the office or online, the following service delivery fees apply.

Type At the counter Online
Cash No Fee Not Accepted
Check/E-check No Fee $0.40 cents per transaction.
Credit Card 2.25% plus $1.50 per transaction. 2.25% plus $1.50 per transaction.
Debit Card $2.00 per transaction. Not Accepted

Delinquent Taxes:

Delinquent taxes are published in June and subject to the annual tax sale on the third Monday of June when a tax sale certificate is issued to the purchaser. If the taxes are not purchased after two publications, a tax sale certificate is issued to Scott County. If the taxes are redeemed within a given period of time the certificate holder will be given deed to the property. Properties taken this way by the County are usually sold at an auction.

Iowa Disabled and Senior Citizens Property Tax and Mobile Home Tax Credits:

Claims for Iowa Disabled and Senior Citizens Property Tax and Mobile Home Tax Credits are filed with the Treasurer's Office by June 1st of each year. The State of Iowa then reimburses these credits to the County Treasurer along with the homestead, agricultural land, machinery and computer, family farm, and military credits, which are applied for through the Assessor's offices.

News & Notices

The tax sale will be held at 8:30 am on Monday, June 18, 2018 in the Scott County Board Room at the Scott County Administrative Center located at 600 W. 4th Street, Davenport, Iowa. Pre-registration required. Tax Sale Information
Posted: May 1, 2018
During the month of April 2018, the Parcel Query and GIS mapping applications will be updated with a new consolidated property and map viewing solution named Beacon, hosted by the Schneider Corporation. The new service provides additional functionality and display options to users. The service will...
Posted: March 28, 2018
Tax Notice Reminder The second installment of property taxes and mobile home taxes must be received or post marked by Monday, April 2, 2018 to avoid interest charges. More about Property Taxes & Online Payment Treasurer Receive a Property Tax Notice Reminder by Email
Posted: March 1, 2018