Property Tax Statements & Payments

Property Tax Statement:

2018 Property tax statements were mailed in March.  The first half taxes were due May 15th.  Penalty is now owing on the past due amount.  Penalty amounts can be obtained by either viewing the property on the Beacon site or by calling our office at 320-968-5006.  Please note that penalty amounts increase on the first of each month.  Payments are credited based upon postmark date.

Need a copy of your property tax statement for 2016, 2017, or 2018?  Download a copy from our Beacon system using the following link:

Download Property Tax Statement


Benton County offers the following options for you to pay your property tax bill:


Online:

To pay your property tax bill online:

  1. View the Instructions for Paying Property Taxes Online
  2. Make your Property Tax Payment Online through Beacon.

Don't have a computer and need assistance? Stop by and use one of our convenient computers.

Automatic Withdrawal Payment Plan-New for 2018:

Debits your account automatically the day the payment is due. Simply fill out the below authorization for automatic withdrawal and either mail or drop it off at the Auditor-Treasurer's Office. 

Authorization for Automatic Withdrawal-Property Taxes

In Person:

8:00AM-4:30PM Monday through Friday.  Please bring in your property tax stubs when making payments.

By Mail:

Mail payments to:

Nadean Inman
Benton County Auditor-Treasurer
531 Dewey St, PO Box 129
Foley, MN 56329

Drop Box:

There is a silver drop box located to the right of the front door at the Benton County Government Center. The address is 531 Dewey St Foley, MN 56329.

If you're unable to pay your full amount due in one payment:

We accept partial payments at any time and your payment will be applied to your bill.  Be sure to indicate the parcel number(s) when submitting partial payments.  First half tax is still due by May 15th and the second half tax is due by October 15th or November 15th depending upon the classification of the property.  Penalty will still accrue on any unpaid balance.

Things to remember:

  • If your taxes are escrowed, the tax payment stub will indicate they are being paid by escrow. 
  •  Including your tax payment stubs with your payment ensures accuracy in applying the payment to your parcel.  
  • If your mailing address changes, please notify our office so we can update the address in our tax system.