As Treasurer of Polk County, I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you
to the Treasurer’s web site and briefly identify the primary functions of the office.
These functions include:
1) The issuance of vehicle titles and registrations and the collection of all
vehicle fees for residents of Polk County. Annually we process nearly 759,000
vehicle transactions, respond to over 120,000 telephone inquiries, provide
service to over 200,000 walk-in customers, collect nearly 89 million dollars and
mail over 368,000 renewal notices to vehicle owners.
2) The collection of property taxes for over 160,000 parcels, 4,200 mobile
homes, 8,800 special assessments and 600 miscellaneous and excise tax parcels.
We respond to over 68,000 tax inquiries per year, administer the Iowa Property
Tax Program and conduct the annual tax sale for the collection of delinquent
3) The financial administration and services for banking, cash management and
investments. Distribution of collections to schools, cities and all other taxing
agencies exceed 834 million dollars per year.