Howard County Assessors evaluate the value of properties and parcels in order to determine property taxes. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the Howard County, IA including inventories of parcels and structures, zoning boundaries, and the value of all the property in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also keep Howard County building and zoning records, such as reports from on-site inspections, maps of property lines and zones, and value assessments for building improvements. Many Assessor's Offices provide online access to their records, including documents on building and zoning.
Howard County Assessor's Office Cresco IA 137 North Elm Street 52136 563-547-9201
Howard County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue in IA. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains and updates records on every parcel in the district, as well as maintaining certain building and zoning records. These records include building valuations, zoning boundaries, and building construction. Treasurers and Tax Collectors also keep documents on Howard County property taxes, including property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and tax liens. The office may also maintain information on property auctions and a property's prior liens or foreclosures. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access their Howard County building records, including documents on building and zoning.
Howard County Treasurer's Office Cresco IA 137 North Elm Street 52136 563-547-3860