Plymouth County Iowa

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County Assessor

Plymouth County Assessor

Jill Renken

Telephone  712-546-4705
Fax           712-548-5255





Chief Deputy 

Erica Pepper



Jamie Hauser



Kerri Petersen

Petition to Local Board of Review

Plymouth County Reappraisal Project
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Term is six years; bond is $100,000.


Powers and duties of the assessor:


To assess and appraise all real estate and personal property except such as is exempt from taxation, or the assessment of which is otherwise provided by law.


To have access to all public records of the county for the purpose of securing information pertaining to accurate listings of taxable property.


To make up all assessors books & records as prescribed by Director of Revenue.


To submit on or before May 1st of each year the completed assessment rolls to the Plymouth County Board of Review for its examination.


To furnish the Director of Revenue with information relative to the ownership of any property that may be assessable within the state, but not assessable or subject to being listed for taxation in the county.


To turn over to the county auditor the completed assessors books and records for preparation of the tax lists.


To receive applications for homestead tax credits, military exemption, and personal property tax credits.  These are screened by the assessor for allowance or disallowance.


Each year the assessor must submit to the Iowa Dept of Revenue an abstract of assessment of statistics compiled in the office.


Keep and compile a record of all sales of property in the county and record in the office all changes in ownership of any kind of property where a transaction has taken place and has been recorded.



Please go to our Beacon website.
Simply enter your Name or Address or Parcel Number & click search which will then
display your property record page.
The forms are available directly under the Tax History section.
The annual sign-up deadline is July 1.
Beacon Website





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