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           Normal office hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday except Holidays.


                         You may reach us by phone at 573-243-4476 or 573-335-2606, by email at 
                                  or Fax at 573-204-2444.

 Bills may be paid by the following methods :

In Person : The Cape Girardeau County Collector's offices are located in the following locations:
Jackson - Cape Girardeau County Administration Building
                One Barton Square - 3rd Floor
                Jackson, MO 63755

 Cape Girardeau - 2311 Bloomfield Rd Suite 102 (This Office is located in a strip building across 
    Cape Girardeau MO 63703                Bloomfield Road from Orscheln's parking lot.)

Drop Box / Slot: 
There is a drop box located in the South Parking Lot at the County Administration Building in Jackson. There is a slot in the door at the Cape Office at 2311 Bloomfield Rd Suite 102 in Cape Girardeau. 

By Mail
: Please Remit Payment to :
        Barbara Gholson
        Cape Girardeau County Collector
        1 Barton Square Suite 303
        Jackson, MO 63755
        (573) 243-4476

If paying by mail, please have envelopes postmarked on or before then end of the month you are paying in to avoid additional interest and penalties.

By Telephone (IVR)
: You must have your tax bill available for this option :
        Dial 1 (877)690-3729
        Enter jurisdiction code for Cape Girardeau - 3516
        Follow Prompts to complete Transaction
        There is a small service fee to pay by telephone, please call our office at (573)243-4476 with any questions.
You will receive a confirmation when paying. It will take several days to issue your paid receipt.

To pay online --Please enter your last name only and click submit. This is the easiest way to locate your bill.

Pay Online

        Online Payment for Cape Girardeau County may be accessed here.
        Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx, and e-check are accepted.  There is a small service fee for paying online, 
        please call (573)243-4476 if you have any questions.  You will receive a confirmation when paying.  
It will take several days to issue your paid receipt.

Due to the upcoming Land Tax Sale

Online payments, IVR and E-checks will not be accepted from Monday, August 19, 2019 until 5:30 pm August 26, 2019.
We are sorry for this inconvenience.

 If you have a business in Cape Girardeau County and are selling merchandise or you manufacture a product, you will need a Merchant's and Manufacturer's License.  Please click on the link for the application.         2019 Blank Merchants Application.docx

Missouri Statutes Chapter 140 for information concerning the Collection of Delinquent Taxes

The 2019 Cape Girardeau County Land Tax Sale will be held on Monday, August 26, 2019 beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the lower level of the County Administration Building. For a listing of properties currently on the tax sale, click the following link: 
2019 Land Tax Listing.pdf.          This listing will be updated frequently.   

2019 Tax Sale Affidavit.docx 
- This form must be turned in to the Collector's Office before bidding at the Tax Sale, preferably by August 20th. It must be signed in the presence of a Missouri Notary Public. Please see Missouri Statutes Chapter 140.190.2 RSMo

Designation of Resident Agent.docx 
- If you reside outside the state of Missouri, you will need to designate an agent to bid for you at the sale. This form must be signed in the presence of a Missouri Notary Public. Please see Missouri Statutes 
Chapter 140.190.2 RSMo

agent appointment.docx 
- As an Agent, you must accept this appointment. This form must be signed in the presence of a Missouri Notary Public. Please see Missouri Statutes Chapter 140.190.2 RSMo


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