Polk County Tax Auctions (Iowa)

Search for Polk County, IA tax auctions. A tax auction search provides information on upcoming tax sales, local tax auctions, unpaid property taxes, tax liens, foreclosures, property tax payments, property tax assessments, property appraisals, property assessment, parcel numbers, property tax payment plans, appealing a property tax assessment, property descriptions, property maps, foreclosure maps, auction procedures, tax auction regulations, and tax auction restrictions.


Finance Departments in Polk County, IA administer finances for their municipality, often at the county or local level, and they also hold tax auctions. A Polk County tax auction sells off properties that have unpaid property taxes, often as part of the tax lien and foreclosure process. Finance Departments keep records about property tax payments, including property appraisal values, parcel numbers to look up taxes, and scheduled tax sales. The local Finance Department may also provide information on setting up a property tax payment plan or appealing a property tax assessment, in addition to information on foreclosures and property tax auctions. Information on tax auctions in Polk County, Iowa may be available on the Finance Department website.

Ankeny City Finance Department Ankeny IA 410 West 1st Street 50023 515-965-6400

Des Moines Finance Department Des Moines IA 400 Robert D. Ray Drive 50309 515-283-4207


Clerk Offices in Polk County, IA maintain public records for a county or local government, including records related to property taxes and tax auctions. In a tax auction, the government sells property with unpaid property taxes that is under a tax lien or in the foreclosure process. Clerk Offices have records on property tax payments, unpaid property taxes, property assessments, parcel numbers, and tax sales. Clerk Offices may also provide parcel searches or property maps to look up properties listed in a Polk County tax auction, as part of their records on foreclosures and property tax auctions. This Polk County tax auction information is often available on the Clerk Office 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


Town and City Halls in Polk County, IA provide municipal services and preserve important documents, and they may be responsible for property taxes and tax auctions. In a tax auction, the town or city sells off properties that have unpaid property taxes, tax liens, and foreclosures. Town and City Halls keep records on property tax payments, real estate appraisals, parcel numbers, and Polk County tax sales, and they may provide parcel searches or property maps to look up properties listed in a tax auction. They may also provide property descriptions, tax auction procedures, and restrictions on tax auction purchases. Tax auction information in Polk County, Iowa is often available on the Town or City Hall 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


Secretaries of State in Polk County, IA operate at the state level, providing administrative services and executive functions for the state. As part of this job, the Secretary of State may provide information on state-wide property auctions, which are held to sell off property with unpaid Polk County property taxes, tax liens, and property in foreclosure. The Secretary of State may provide information on the auction procedures, the date and time of the Polk County tax sale, descriptions of the property, and recent property tax appraisals and real estate assessments. The Secretary of State in Polk County, Iowa may provide tax auction information on its website.

Des Moines Iowa Secretary of State Des Moines IA 321 East 12th Street 50319 515-281-8993


Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices in Polk County, IA collect taxes for a county or local government, including property taxes, and they also operate tax auctions. During a tax auction, the Polk County municipality auctions off properties that have unpaid property taxes, both due to tax liens and the foreclosure process. Treasurers and Tax Collectors maintain records on property Polk County tax payments, appraisal values, parcel numbers, and tax sales, and they may provide information on setting up a property tax payment plan or appealing a property tax assessment. Tax auction information, including upcoming tax sales, property descriptions, and auction information in Polk County, Iowa, may be on the Treasurer and Tax Collector website.

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


Sheriff Departments in Polk County, IA are law enforcement agencies that conduct investigations, stop crimes, and enforce tax rulings, including tax liens and foreclosures. In some jurisdictions, they may play a role in tax auctions, which sell off real estate that has property tax debt. The Sheriff Department may keep records about unpaid property taxes, property tax liens, and any law enforcement actions related to a Polk County foreclosure or a tax auction. The Sheriff Department may also be responsible for running Polk County tax auctions, including publicizing upcoming tax auctions and carrying out the sales. Tax auction information in Polk County, Iowa may be available on the Sheriff Department website.

Polk County Sheriff's Office Des Moines IA 2309 Euclid Avenue 50310 515-286-3800

Polk County Sheriff's Office Des Moines IA 1985 Northeast 51st Place 50313

Polk County Sheriffs Department Des Moines IA 6023 Northeast 14th Street 50313 515-286-3306

Polk County Sheriffs Department Des Moines IA 206 6th Avenue 50309 515-286-3800