Tax Sale

2021 Tax Sale Information - The 2021 Story County Tax Sale will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 21st, 2021. The sale will be conducted at the Story County Administration Building and bidders shall place their bids online. Bidders need not be present. Please click on the following link for additional information:  

2021 Online Tax Sale Terms and Conditions

Please note, all bids must be placed online. live bids will not be accepted. We will provide a listing of all available properties here once they are ready for publication. This list will not be updated as payments come in. Bidders will need to register for the sale to see the updated version of the list. To obtain additional information, please email the Treasurer's Office at Treasurer@StoryCountyIowa.Gov, or call (515) 382-7330. 

  • FAQ’s on the Auction Website-Check out this page on the www.iowataxauction.com site. This page can be found by selecting “FAQ” from the menu bar near the top of the screen.  The page is a great source of information to help you familiarize yourself with how the whole process works. 
  • Registration begins Monday, May 24, 2021.   All steps in the registration process must be completed by 11:59 p.m. on June 17, 2021. No mailed or emailed registrations will be accepted. 
  • Assistance with registration and the auction site is available – contact the support team by calling (877) 243-9997 or emailing support@iowataxauction.com
  • Parcels on the delinquent list will also be available for review on the auction site by Friday, June 4th.  You must complete the registration process in order to access the data.

2021 Tax Sale Publication

Here is the published list of all tax sale parcels as of Monday, May 24. Please note some of these properties may have been paid off since publication. You will need to register as a bidder to see an up-to-date listing.

2021 Publication List