Frequently Asked Questions

How can I contact the Collector of Revenue's Office about my annual real-estate taxes?

We have staff available Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM to answer calls and emails regarding your real-estate tax needs. Please contact us by calling (314) 622-4106 or you can send e-mails to: propertytaxdept@stlouis-mo.gov.

Why didn't I get my real estate tax bill?

The Assessor's Office may not have your correct mailing address, you may have purchased the property after the bills were created and mailed, or you may have an escrow account set up with your mortgage company. Contact the Assessor's Office, City Hall, Room 114 or download the form from this website and mail it in to make address changes. A new bill can be sent from the Collector of Revenue once we have notice from you.

Can a payment schedule be made on real estate taxes?

Yes, you may make up to four payments for each tax year in which taxes are owed. The oldest tax year must be paid first. Payments may be made in person at 1200 Market Street, Room 109. You may also pay your taxes by mail. Send your payments to: Gregory F.X. Daly, Collector of Revenue, 1200 Market Street, Room 109, St. Louis, MO 63103.

I want to know who owns some property and where I can contact the owner.

Please contact the Assessor's Office, City Hall, Room 114 or call 622-3212 for this information.

I want to know in what year a building was built.

Please contact the Assessor's Office, City Hall, Room 114 or call 622-3212 for this information.

How do I find information regarding the assessment for a specific property?

Please contact the Assessor's Office, City Hall, Room 114 or call 622-3212 for this information.

How do I inquire about tax abatements or tax exemptions?

Please contact the Assessor's Office, City Hall, Room 120 or call 622-4185 for this information.

How do I find the amount of taxes owed on a specific property?

Please contact the Collector of Revenue, City Hall, Room 109 or call 622-4105 for this information.

How do I change my mailing address for a property?

Please write to the: Assessor's Office, 1200 Market Street, Room 114, St. Louis, MO 63103; call 622-3212, download a form online or visit Room 114 to fill out and submit the mailing address change form.

How do I add or delete names from the property?

Please contact the Recorder of Deeds, City Hall, Room 126 or call 622-3259 for this information.

When does a property go into the Sheriff's sale for delinquent taxes?

A tax suit is filed when unpaid taxes are delinquent for three years. The tax sale occurs approximately one year after the suit is filed. The bids for the sale start at the amount listed in the legal description of the sale notice.

How can payments be made on a tax suit?

Tax suits must be paid in full or you may contact 622-4105 to apply for a Redemption Contract.

Are there any discounts for senior citizens or disabled people?

The Missouri Property Tax Credit Claim gives credit to certain senior citizens and 100 percent disabled individuals for a portion of the real estate taxes or rent they have paid for the year. The credit is for a maximum of $750 for renters and $1,100 for owners who owned and occupied their home. The actual credit is based on the amount of real estate taxes or rent paid and total household income (taxable and nontaxable). For more information, please call (573) 751-3505 or visit: http://dor.mo.gov/personal/ptc/.