Welcome to the website of the Perry County Collector. We hope you find
the information provided helpful in understanding the property tax
The Office of County Collector is a countywide elected position for a term of four years. Our goal is to serve the citizens of Perry County in a responsible and respectful way, by providing friendly, efficient, progressive, and accountable services while fulfilling our obligation to follow the Statues of the State of Missouri.
The County Collector is responsible for the collection of current and
delinquent property taxes for the county and various political
subdivisions within the county, which have authorized property tax
The department is also responsible for the accounting
and distribution of collections to tax entities such as school, library,
and health center. The collection of merchant license fees, auctioneer,
utility, and levee and railroad taxes are also the responsibility of
the County Collector.
The Collector’s office is also
responsible for conducting the delinquent real estate tax certificate
sale held the fourth Monday of every August. Primary tax records are
maintained and held for public use within the Collector's office.