211 W. Main St Suite 201
Vermillion, SD 57069
Real Property taxes are due by the end of the month. If paying in person you will need to be in office by 5:00pm Friday October 29, 2021. If mailing your tax payment it must be postmarked by Mid-night October 31, 2021. There is a drop box located at the North enterance of the courthouse that you can use to drop off your tax payment. This box will be emptied at midnight October 31, 2021. Any payments left in the box after midnight are considered delinquent and interest will be due.
VEHICLE RENEWAL CAN BE DONE BY USING THE FOLLOWING LINK:
In the comment section of the online payment page please verify your mailing address or indicate any address changes.
Property taxes can also be paid online using a debit/credit card. There is a service fee for paying with a debit/credit card.
Use the following link:
You can find your property tax amount by going to:
TREASURER: RHONDA HOWE firstname.lastname@example.org
DEPUTY : LINDA MANNING email@example.com
DEPUTY : RHONDA TAGGART firstname.lastname@example.org
DEPUTY : MARCIE ARMSTRONG email@example.com
DEPUTY : SARAH GREGG firstname.lastname@example.org
DEPUTY: DANIELLE DAVIS email@example.com
In South Dakota, the County Treasurer has the responsibility of receiving and managing all funds due the county. Some of the duties the Treasurer is responsible for are: the collection of all real estate and mobile home taxes, all vehicle registration, titling and licensing, implementing procedures for delinquent real estate and mobile home tax collection, providing information regarding real estate/mobile home taxes to anyone requesting this information and investing county money. Some County Treasurers also sell State hunting/fishing licenses
Property taxes account for the majority of the county's revenue. The County Treasurer is responsible for the collection of all property taxes not only for the county but also for the schools, townships, cities and any other entity authorized to levy real estate taxes. If taxes become delinquent the Treasurer is responsible for implementing the procedure established by law to collect these taxes or to take the property for tax deed.
One of the Treasurer's primary duties is to manage all county funds. Money not used for the day-to-day operation of the county is invested to help generate more money. The most common investments are CDs purchased through local banks or working with professional cash management services.
The County Treasurer is responsible for titling, licensing and registering all vehicles. The treasurerís office also records and releases liens placed on vehicles.
In South Dakota you are assigned a renewal month based on the first letter of your last name, or in the case of a business, on the beginning letter of the business name. Renewal months are as follows:
A & B - January
C, D & E - February
F, G & J - March
H, I & O - May
K & L - June
M & N - July
P, Q & R- August
S - September
T through Z- November
You will need to bring or send one of the following for renewal:
MOTOR VEHICLE FORMS:
MV608 (application for title)
https://dorresources.sd.gov/f/1002 Duplicate title application
ADDITIONAL MOTOR VEHICLE FORMS CAN BE ACCESSED BY GOING TO: http://dor.sd.gov/Motor_Vehicles/Forms/Motor_Vehicle_Forms.aspx
REAL ESTATE TAXES;
First half real property taxes are due on or before April 30, second half real property taxes are due on or before October 31. SDCL 10-21-23.
To look up real estate taxes use the following link (special assessments are not available on this site. The special assessment listed on this site refers to city storm sewer tax) ;
To sign up for automatic payment please complete the ACH form and return to this office. This will allow the Treasurer's office to automatically withdraw the funds from your account to pay your taxes. The first half will be withdrawn around April 30 and the second half around October 31. If you provide an email address we will email you the amount that will be withdrawn and the approximate date of withdrawal.
ACH FORM: AUTHORIZATION FOR DIRECT PAYMENT.pdf