Some of the responsibilities of the Treasurer's Office are: preparation of all tax statements, record on imaging microfilm all receipts and checks, disbursement of money from proper funds, distribute taxes collected to proper government units and make investments.
Taxpayers are responsible for payment of tax and this is not affected by failure to provide a statement for a parcel. We do not mail second half statements. Wadena County does not accept post-dated checks. Please call the Treasurer's Office at 218-631-7621 with any questions about paying your property taxes.
We are committed to offering tax payment options that meet customer needs and provide for the most efficient and cost-effective service.
When are my property tax payments due?
May 15 Real Property (1st Half, or entire amount if $100 or less) May 31 Real Property - Resorts (1st Half) August 31 Manufactured Homes (1st Half, or entire amount if $50 or less) October 15 Real Property - Non-agriculture (2nd Half) November 15 Real Property - Agriculture (2nd Half) andManufactured Homes (2nd Half)
*If a due date falls on a weekend or legal holiday, the effective due date moves to the next business day. Personal property and severed mineral interest taxes are due at the same time as real property taxes.
- You may pay in person via cash, check, or credit card - located in room 225 on the upper level of the Wadena County Courthouse, 415 Jefferson Street South, Wadena, MN 56482. Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (excluding holidays).
- Tax payments can be mailed to the Auditor/Treasurer's Office. The postmark is the proof of timely mailing, it must be on or before the due date* to avoid penalty. If a due date falls on a weekend or legal holiday, the effective due date moves to the next business day. Mail to:
Wadena County Courthouse - Treasurer's Office 415 Jefferson Street South, Room 225 Wadena, MN 56482
Online or Telephone Payments - To make a credit card or electronic check payment using the automated phone system, call the following toll-free number:866-311-1660 or pay taxes online,
Direct Debit - Direct debit payment allows the taxpayer to have their property tax payment automatically paid from their bank account on the appropriate due date. The taxpayer must enroll by completing the Automatic Withdrawal Authorization Form.
Wadena County does not accept post-dated checks. Please call the Treasurer's Office at 218-631-7621 with any questions about paying your property taxes.
Fees - There is a convenience fee of 2.5 percent ($1.50 minimum) on credit cards and a flat rate of $1.50 per electronic checks up to $10,000.00, a $10.00 flat fee for checks over $10,000.00, and a flat fee of $3.95 on Visa Debit. Note: All convenience fees go to Point & Pay.