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Polk County Tax Sale Scheduled For Next Week

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DES MOINES, Iowa — People who want to take advantage of buying new property in Polk County should make plans to head to Hy-Vee Hall next week.

The annual tax sale starts Monday morning at 7:30.

Properties with delinquent taxes will be up for sale.

If you owe taxes and wish to avoid the tax sale, payments must be physically received in the Treasurer’s Office by 5:00 Friday evening.

Payments can also be made online at

The Polk County Treasurer says the number of delinquent property tax parcels is down two-percent from last year, but the dollar amount is up by 16-percent.