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Madison County, Iowa - Treasurer

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Duties and Responsibilities

General office hours are:


  Tax and auto departments - 8:00am to 4:30pm
  Driver's license department - 8:15am to 3:45pm :
By appointment only. Please call with any questions.

Duties of the Teasurer

  The County Treasurer is custodian of all county funds.

  Files a semi-annual settlement with Board of Supervisors and reports all fees collected.

  Receipts are given of all monies collected and deposited, and records are kept of all the funds.

  Annually, on the third Monday of June the County Treasurer shall offer at public sale all parcels on which taxes are delinquent.
  Pays all county warrants drawn by County Auditor.

  Pays interest on drainage warrants not paid for lack of funds.

  Apportions monthly all taxes collected to the various schools, townships, town corporations, state and county funds.

  The County Treasurer, as agent for the state, collects use tax on motor vehicle transfers and also collects license fees on all motor vehicles and trailers.

  Issues license plates on all motor vehicles and trailers.

  Conducts written exams & driving tests; issues drivers licenses & non-driver IDs.

  Responsible for depositing and investing the county’s money 

  Collects all taxes certified by the County Auditor and collects 1.5 percent interest per month on all delinquent taxes.

 The first installment becomes delinquent October 1st, and second becomes delinquent on April 1st unless otherwise stated.


Treasurer's Office Contact

Madison County Courthouse Annex
201 W Court

PO Box 152

Winterset, Iowa 50273

Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30pm
Drivers License Hours M-F 8:15 am -3:45 pm (Drivers License by Appointment Only)

Phone number: (515) 462-1542

Fax number: 515-462-5039

Treasurer: Jana Corkrean

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