Jefferson County Missouri Tax Lien Certificates


Missouri tax lien certificates are a great way to profit. Jefferson County sells Tax Lien Certificates at Jefferson County tax sales.

County Courthouse
P.O. Box 100
Hillsboro, MO 63050-0100
Phone: (636)797-5555

Type: Tax Lien Certificate
Bid Method: Premium Bid

Jefferson County, Missouri Tax Lien Certificates


You can purchase Missouri Tax Lien Certificates at Jefferson County tax sales.

If Jefferson county, Missouri is unable to collect real estate property taxes they are also unable to provide important government services like police protection, public schooling and medical services.

Unpaid property taxes create a serious cash-flow problem for Jefferson county, Missouri.

Property taxes that are delinquent are added to any previously uncollected taxes on a parcel of Jefferson county. Parcels whose taxes are subject to sale will be advertised in a Jefferson county newspaper of general circulation. The parcels are listed by sequence number. Parcels fall into 1 of 2 groups. Each group is sorted by parcel number.

The Jefferson county tax sale list appears about three to six weeks before the Jefferson county tax sale auction and is also posted on the Internet.

To solve this problem Jefferson county, Missouri allows investors to pay off these taxes. In exchange the investor receives the Jefferson county, Missouri lien for taxes. A real estate tax lien is simply a claim for delinquent taxes.

Why would investors do this?

Well, depending on Missouri laws and competition, savvy Jefferson county tax sale investors can realize high-yielding returns with tax lien certificates and/or purchase real estate for a fraction of its true market value with Missouri tax deeds.


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