Due to a remodel project in the Administration Building, the Treasurer’s Office will be temporarily located on the third floor in the Health & Human Services Building, 855 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City.


Contact Information

Scott Finlayson, Treasurer
Scott Finlayson

Phone Numbers

Taxes Phone: (319) 356-6087
Motor Vehicles Phone: (319) 356-6091
Fax: (319) 337-0495


8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Please be in the office by 4:30 p.m. for title transfers.


Johnson County Health & Human Services Building
855 S Dubuque St
Iowa City, IA 52240-4281

Mailing address:
PO Box 2420
Iowa City IA 52244-2420


Understanding your tax statement video

Vídeo sobre la comprensión de su declaración de impuestos

The Treasurer's office collects and distributes property taxes, maintains bank accounts for the county funds and conducts tax sales on property for which the taxes have not been paid. The Treasurer's office is also home to the Motor Vehicle department where you can register your car or other motorized vehicles.


Mail property tax payments to:
Johnson County Treasurer
PO Box 2420
Iowa City, IA 52244

Important Property Tax Dates

  • September 1 - First-half of property taxes due.
  • September 30 - Last day to pay the first-half of property taxes without penalty. Mail-in payments must be post-marked by September 30.
  • March 1 - Second-half of property taxes due.
  • March 31 - Last day to pay the second-half of property taxes without penalty. Mail-in payments must be post-marked by March 31.
  • June - Treasurer's Property Tax Sale. Participants must pre-register at the Treasurer's office