The Ray County Collector collects and distributes over 25 million dollars annually to over 60 entities within the county. Annual tax statements are mailed in late October to early November of each year and are due by December 31st.
We have added two additional payment methods this year:
DROP BOX located at the west entrance of the courthouse. This can be used for your tax payment or to return your assessment list. DO NOT LEAVE CASH.
TELEPHONE PAYMENTS can be made by calling 877-690-3729. Access code is 3562. You must have your bill number. A service charge applies.
IMPORTANT TAX SALE INFORMATION: To participate in the 2019 Ray County Delinquent Tax Sale you must pre-register. Registration will begin August 1 and must be submitted to our office on or before August 23, 2019 at 3 p.m. THERE WILL BE NO REGISTRATION THE MORNING OF THE TAX SALE. Click here to download registration form.
First - third year properties can be found in the August 10, 2019 Richmond News. An updated list is in the lobby of the Courthouse. Properties will be sold by item number from the newspaper.
REAL ESTATE and PERSONAL PROPERTY
Payments are due in March, June and September. Your balance due will be mailed to you in late October/early November and due by December 31st. No installments will be accepted after September 30th. If full payment is not received by the due date, penalty and interest will be charged on the entire tax amount. See the back of your statement or contact the office for more information.