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. . . . . Effective August 4 - 18, masks are required throughout the county where social distancing is not capable . . . . . .The 2020 Primary Election Post Election Audit will be conducted in the Commissioner's meeting room on August 6, 2020 at 10:00 am. . . . . . Drawing for the Precincts to be audited will be at the County Clerk's Office on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 4 pm. . . . . . The Republic Co SPARK Committee will meet via Zoom at 2pm on Wednesday, August 5th. Call 785-527-5692 for viewing access. . . . .The Republic County Courthouse, EMS, Health Dept and Highway Dept are open to the public - masks are required. . . . .The Health Dept will remain closed to the public, with services by appointment. . . . . .County offices are also available via phone, fax, mail, or email. Paperwork may be delivered via the drop box on the east side of the courthouse. . . . . .The County Transportation Dept bus is running. Call 785-527-2235 with questions. . . . . Recycling service has resumed. . . . .For the most current information on Coronavirus COVID-19, see websites covid.ks.gov and cdc.gov. . . . .
  • • Please be certain the tax statement you receive covers your property. Republic County is not responsible if taxes are paid on the wrong property.
  • • Full year tax is owed on all Personal Property owned as of Jan. 1 of each year. Kansas law makes no provision for pro-ration of taxes (except for trucks over 12,000 lbs. or boats and boat motors).
  • • Tax Bills are mailed in early to mid November. First half taxes are due on or before Dec. 20 each year. If first half personal property taxes are not paid by this date, the full amount, including interest becomes due. Second half taxes are due on or before May 10 each year. If taxes are not paid by the due dates, interest will be added as provided by law.
  • • Make checks payable to the Republic County Treasurer. Please write the statement number on the check. Include the appropriate stub from your tax statement showing 1st half, 2nd half or Full Payment. You will receive a receipt by mail.

Delinquent Taxes

  • • Real Estate taxes that are unpaid as of August 1st of the current year are published in the official county newspaper (as designated by the Board of County Commissioners) for three consecutive weeks in August in accordance with K.S.A. 79-2301 to 79-2323a.
  • • On real estate, if taxes are due and unpaid for four years, the property is subject to a Tax Foreclosure suit by the county. The property can then be sold at public auction. Anyone that has delinquent real estate taxes in the county cannot bid at these auctions.
  • • Personal property taxes that are unpaid as of October 1st of the current tax year are published in compliance with K.S.A. 19-547 for three consecutive weeks in October in the official county newspaper.
  • • On personal property, full unpaid taxes are sent to the Sheriff for collection in March. If the 1st half taxes are paid in December, and the 2nd half are delinquent, then those are sent to the Sheriff for collection in August.

Sample Tax Statement (PDF)