St. Louis County office buildings will be closed Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day.

Property Tax Lookup & Taxpayer Address Change

 
 

Property Tax Due Dates

  • May 15th - 1st Half Real Estate and Personal Property Taxes are due.
  • October 15th - 2nd Half Real Estate and Personal Property Taxes are due.
     
  • September 3rd - 1st Half Manufactured Home Taxes are due.
  • November 15th - 2nd Half Manufactured Home Taxes are due.
     
  • May 15th - 1st Half  Agricultural Property Taxes are due. 
  • November 15th - 2nd Half  Agricultural Property Taxes are due. 
     
  • Change your taxpayer mailing address here

If a due date falls on a weekend, the due date is extended to the following business day.  Your payment must be postmarked on or before the due date or penalties will apply.
 
  • Pay by E-Check for FREE online with Paymentus. See all other payment options below for associated fees.
  • Property tax payments can be made by clicking on the “Pay your taxes” button.
  • Paying property taxes by phone is not working properly. Please click on Pay Your Taxes to pay online. We apologize for inconvenience.

By Mail

Mail payment and Property Tax Statement coupon to:    
 St. Louis County Auditor
 St. Louis County Courthouse
 100 N 5th Avenue West #214
 Duluth, MN 55802
 

In Person and Drop Box Locations

Drop Box Locations:
There are drop boxes available for leaving check or money order (NO CASH) payments for property taxes at the following locations:

Duluth:
 St. Louis County Courthouse
 100 N 5th Avenue West #214
 Duluth, MN 55802
 (218) 726-2380
 
•    Drop box located on 2nd Street Entrance to courthouse.

Service Center (auxiliary site)
 1600 Miller Trunk Hwy, Suite E03
 Duluth, MN 55811
 (218) 279-2520
 
•    Drop Box located to the right of the entrance doors of Service Center

Virginia:
 Virginia Government Service Center (GSC)
 201 S. 3rd Ave. W.
 Virginia, MN 55792
 (218) 749-7104
 
•    Drop box located on Virginia GSC entrance on corner of N 3rd Ave West & 1st St South 

Escrowed

Escrowed
Your lending institution may be escrowing your taxes for you. This means that you are paying a portion of your property tax in every payment you make to them. Your tax money is kept in a special escrow account. The escrow agent is responsible for paying your property taxes by the due date.
If you aren't certain if your taxes are escrowed, contact your mortgage company or lending institution.
 

Online - Payment Methods

  • We offer secure, one-time online payments for current and prior tax years. You can pay by e-check, credit card, debit card, PayPal, Venmo or Google Pay.

    A payment is considered paid the date you submit it online. Bank posting may take a day or 2 longer. Payments can be viewed online within the next 3 business days.
    St. Louis County is not responsible for fees incurred by your financial institution for rejected, refused, or returned payments. We may also charge you a fee for any returned payments. We don't receive any of the fee that is charged. We only collect the property tax amount.
     
  • In cooperation with St. Louis County, Paymentus offers taxpayers secure, reliable fee-based electronic options to pay taxes over the internet by e-check or by using a credit or debit card, Paypal, Venmo & Google Pay.

    (Services comply with all government regulations. All fees are collected by Paymentus, no portion of which is collected by or refunded to St. Louis County in any manner. Among tax payment options offered by St. Louis County for a variety of taxpayers needs, some payment options are not right for everyone. Please carefully check all applicable fee calculations and read terms and conditions before finalizing all electronic payments.)
     
  • By state law, a convenience fee is charged when using these payment methods as follows:
    o   E-Check:  FREE
              .   Select the eCheck/Bank Account option when checking out
    o   Credit Cards Accepted - Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express
              .   2.35% fee per transaction
    o   VISA Debit
              .   $3.95 per payment type
              .   Payment types include (1st Half Tax, 2nd Half Tax, Full Year Tax,
                  Delinquent Tax)
    o   All other Debit Cards
              .   2.35% per transaction
    o   Paypal, Venmo & Google Pay
              .   2.35% per transaction
    o   Pay your taxes through Paymentus
     

 

Instructions for Paying Property Taxes with Credit Cards

 
You will need to know:
1.  Your parcel number/property id number. This can be found on your property tax statement.
2.  Paymentus will charge you a fee for this service at a rate of 2.35%

Paymentus Contact Information

For questions regarding your online property tax payment, please contact Paymentus.

Contact

St. Louis County Auditor
Attn:  Tax Dept.

100 N. 5th Ave. W.
Room 214

Duluth, MN 55802-1293
 
218-726-2383 Ext. 2