When will I receive my tax statement?
You will receive your tax statement once a year.
By law, all tax statements must be mailed by March 31.
Mobile Home tax statements must be mailed by July 15.
Why did I get a statement if I escrow my taxes?
Tax Statements are mailed to the property owners.
Your escrow company receives your tax information from our office.
You need your tax statement for tax filing purposes and property tax refunds if applicable.
What if I buy property after statements are mailed?
If you purchase property after the Tax Statement has been mailed, the Auditor-Treasurer's office will mail a copy to you.
You will receive this copy regardless if you are escrowing your taxes or paying them yourself.
If you do not receive this copy of the Tax Statement, please contact the Auditor-Treasurer's office.
What if I get a statement for property I sold?
Please forward the tax statement to the new owners, as they will need it to pay the property taxes.
I just bought property, who pays the taxes?
In a typical real estate transaction, taxes are prorated and the buyer is given credit for the seller portion.
Please check your closing statement or contact the realtor or attorney who handled the transaction for you.
Any delinquent taxes must be paid at closing, but the current taxes do not.
To avoid any penalty, the taxes must be paid May 15th and October 15th (or November 15 for ag).
Please contact the Auditor-Treasurer's office for status of the taxes
Can I get a copy of my statement if I lose it?
A copy of your Tax Statement can be obtained from the Auditor-Treasurer's office.
How do I change my address for my statement?
On the back of your payment stubs is a place for your new address.
When are my Property Taxes due?
Your tax statement indicates when your payments are due, or click here to see the payment schedule.
Do you accept postmark date?
Yes. Your mailed tax payment must be postmarked by the due date for it to be considered paid on time. Note: if your payment is mailed late in the day on the due date, after regular post office hours, the postmark will be for the next day and you will be responsible for the penalty.
Is there a grace period for paying my property taxes?
No, there is not a grace period when paying your property taxes.
Can I pay my taxes with a Credit Card?
Yes, we accept tax payments by Credit Card made through an independent payment company.
Can I make partial payments to my property taxes?
The Auditor-Treasurer's Office does accept partial payments on property taxes.
Can I write one check if I get more than one bill?
Yes, you may add the amount due on all your parcels and write one check for the total.
What if my total tax due is less than $100.00?
Starting in 2011, if your total tax bill is $100.00 or less, the total amount is due when you would normally pay the first half, May 15 for Real Estate.
What happens if I pay my Property Taxes late?
By State Law, the Auditor-Treasurer's office is required to charge a late fee.
Will I receive a reminder if my taxes are not paid?
The Sibley County Auditor-Treasurer's office sends out courtesy letters when taxes are not paid.
When will my name appear in the paper?
Any property taxes not paid before January 1 are considered delinquent.
Am I eligible for a Property Tax refund?
To determine if you are eligible for the Property Tax Refund, you must complete form M1PR.
What do I need to do before I MOVE my Mobile Home?
You need a Mobile Home Statement from the Auditor-Treasurer's office.
What do I need to do when I SELL my Mobile Home?
Property taxes on any mobile home need to be paid before the title can be transferred.