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Reminder: Second Half Property Tax is Due October 16th

REMINDER: SECOND HALF 2017 REAL ESTATE PROPERTY TAXES ARE DUE MONDAY, OCTOBER 16TH

Payments for Lyon County parcels can be brought to the Auditor/Treasurer’s office on the 2nd floor of the Government Center, placed in the drop box in the parking lot off South 7th St Map, paid online via the County website (www.lyonco.org) or mailed.

Envelopes mailed must be postmarked October 16th or before, or Minnesota statute requires a penalty be imposed.  The postmark date is important - - mail early.

Using the drop box allows you to provide payment after hours, avoid lines inside, and to save on postage.

Credit/debit card payments are available online or in person at the Auditor/Treasurer’s office.  Card users will be charged a convenience fee by the vendor.

Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  For faster service please bring or send your statement stub(s) and write the parcel number(s) on your check.  

Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer
607 West Main St.    
Marshall, MN 56258
507-537-6724

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For information about, and to sign up for, the direct payment plan (for future periods) - - please click here. To download and complete the direct payment plan form, click here.

Find and/or Pay Your Property Tax Online

You can find a tax statement for a parcel by using our online tax database and/or can also pay by credit or debit card.

1)  Open http://cpuimei.com/tax/disclaimer_value.asp?cid=42
2)  Agree to the disclaimer.
3)  Type in name, address, or parcel number as the example shows.  You can use an asterisk (*) as a wildcard.
4)  Two records for each parcel should appear.  Click on the record that has Tax for the current year.

To view a tax statement, after 1-4 above --  On the top right corner of the screen click the button to view the tax statement for either the previous or current tax year.  Print or save, if so desired.

To pay by credit or debit card, after 1-4 above -- Near the middle of the screen click the button to Pay by Credit Card and complete form.  (The vendor charges a convenience fee of 2.49%.)  You are able to add additional parcels to the shopping cart and can choose an amount to pay.

 

If you have any questions or problems you can reach the Auditor/Treasurer's office at 507 537-6724 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Property Tax 101

Property tax is collected on any property owned by a person or a business for the purpose of funding roads, public safety, and other operations performed by local Government.  Anoka County, MN has created a video that explains the basics of Property Tax in Minnesota.   This video explains how property taxes are collected, what impacts your property tax, and why property tax can fluctuate from year to year. 

 

Lyon County 0.5 Percent Transit Sales and Use Tax

Official Notice of Local Sales and Use Taxes with Lyon County

Effective October 1, 2015, Lyon County has a 0.5 percent transit sales and use tax. The Minnesota Department of Revenue administers these taxes. Revenues will fund the projects identified in Resolution #2015-13, as listed in the Lyon County 2015 – 2024 10-year Highway Construction Plan.

This 0.5 percent transit tax applies to retail sales made within Lyon County. The transit use tax applies to taxable items used in the County if the local sales tax was not paid.  Please see the attached sheet for more information.

Vehicle sales

Lyon County sales and use tax does not apply to sales of motor vehicles registered for road use. Fact Sheet 164, Local Sales and Use Taxes, contains more information about local taxes and is available at www.revenue.state.mn.us or directly at http://www.revenue.state.mn.us/businesses/sut/factsheets/FS164.pdf.

 

For specific tax information and assistance contact the Minnesota Department of Revenue at:

     Phone: (651) 296-6181 or toll free 1-800-657-3777

     Fax: (651) 556-3102

     Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     Write: Minnesota Revenue
               Sales and Use Tax Division
               Mail Station 6330
               St. Paul, MN 55146-6330

     Or visit the Minnesota Department of Revenue website at www.revenue.state.mn.us.

 

Read more: Lyon County 0.5 Percent Transit Sales and Use Tax

Change of Address

To change your mailing address on your property tax statements, fill out the attached form and mail/email to: 607 W Main St. Marshall, MN 56258 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

                                                                      

Attachments:
Download this file (AddressChangeForm Fillable.pdf)Change of Address Form35 kB

Hours and Locations

Lyon County Government Center

8:00-4:30 M-F   Map

Public Works Building

8:00-4:30 M-F   Map

Law Enforcement Center

8:00-4:00 M-F   Map

Lyon County Zoning/SWCD

8:00-4:30 M-F   Map

Lyon County Landfill

6:00-4:00 M-F   Map

7:00-NOON SAT

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