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Delinquent taxes with penalty, interest, and costs may be paid to the county collector at any time before the property is sold.
The list of properties subject to sale is published in a local newspaper for three consecutive weeks prior to the tax sale and here.
Non-residents of Missouri may not bid unless special arrangements have been made with the collector 5 or more business days before the 4th Monday in August.
The sale is conducted by the Collector of Revenue. Bidding begins for the amount of taxes, penalties, and all other costs.
Each parcel offered for sale is individually identified by a brief legal description.
Buyer must sign an affidavit stating that he/she is not currently delinquent on any tax may invalidate the property purchase. Affidavits are available at the Collector’s office or the sale site immediately prior to the tax sale.
The total purchase price must be paid to the collector’s office at the close of the sale. Cashier’s Check, Bank Draft, Cash and Credit/Debit cards accepted. There is an extra processing fee to use Card.
If the bid is not paid, a penalty of 25% of the bid amount plus a Prosecuting Attorney’s fee, can be assessed against the bidder.
The Collector issues a Certificate of Purchase to the purchaser. The Certificate of Purchase is retained for one year or until the property is redeemed.
The original property owner may redeem the property any time within one year from the sale date.
The purchaser may assign ownership of the Certificate. The assignee must be a resident of Missouri. Such assignment must be notarized and presented to the Collector’s Office to be recorded. Liens are not extinguished at the time of sale or during this period or when redeemed.
Liens are not extinguished at the time of sale or during any period or redemption.