Forfeited Tax Sales

Final Stage Of Tax Delinquency
  • County Auditor-Treasurer files the Expiration of Redemption with the County Recorder
  • The parcel is removed from the tax roll and the parcel forfeits to the state in trust for the local taxing districts
  • County Auditor-Treasurer cancels all property tax and special assessments on the parcel
  • County Board of Commissioners classifies the property, appraises the parcel, and sets the terms and date of the Tax Forfeiture Land Sale
  • Department of Revenue approves the classification and sale of the property
  • Upon completion of the sale the state issues a State Deed to the purchaser
  • County Auditor-Treasurer deposits the revenue from the sale and distributes the net proceeds to the taxing districts