Payment Options for Property Taxes

Options for Payment

At the Main office in the Court House - 316 E 5th St, Waterloo
  • Checks, Money Order, Certified Checks or Cashier's Checks possessing an American Bank Association (ABA) routing number
  • Debit cards
  • Discover, MasterCard and Visa
  • Cash (U.S. currency only)
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The credit card fee is 2.25% and e-check is $.25 per transaction.

The debit card fee is $2.00.

Mail checks to the office - 316 E 5th St, Waterloo, IA 50703 (Checks, Money Order, Certified Checks or Cashier's Checks possessing an American Bank Association (ABA) routing number
Online Payments - Credit Card or E-check (the E-check option needs a Transaction receipt number that is found on your bill or call the Treasurer's office for the number)- See below
  • Payment for next business day (as before)
  • One time Scheduled payment
  • Recurring Monthly payments
  • Fixed Monthly payments
House**A convenience fee will be added to each payment made by credit card, debit card or e-check, whether in the office or on the website.
You can set up your own scheduled or recurring monthly payments on the Iowa Treasurer's website. You will be able to pick the day of the month you would like the payment to be made and the method of payment.  Follow the online directions to make your tax payment. There is also several "how to videos" for you to look at first, these videos show the different options that are available. See below to locate these videos.
For the link to the "How to Videos" go to the, click on the Property tax Tab, click Pay Property Tax,
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Next click on the (What's This?) below the Iowa map.
Iowa Map of Counties and how to Video link
Once you have decided which online payment option you would like to use then click on the Property Tax tab, click on Pay Property Tax and then click on Black Hawk County in the map. This will take you to the Property Search screen and follow the online instructions.