Online Tax Bill/Receipt Search
Tax bills and receipts can now be searched online at Municipal Online Payments.
The website works best in Chrome or Edge. For personal property, search by parcel number or name. For real estate, search by name, address, or parcel number – searching by one criterion is best. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call 573-243-4476 or 573-335-2606.
DropBox / Slot
There is a drop box located by the front door (street level) and 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.
Please Remit Payment to :
Cape Girardeau County Collector
1 Barton Square Suite 303
Jackson, MO 63755
If paying by mail, please have envelopes postmarked on or before the 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 service fee to pay by telephone, please call our office at (573)243-4476 with any questions.
The confirmation you receive is not a paid receipt. It will take several days to issue your paid receipt.
If you need an immediate receipt, you must pay through the Collector’s Office.
Please enter your last name only and click submit. This is the easiest way to locate your bill. Pay taxes online.
If you need an immediate receipt, you must pay through the Collector’s Office. The confirmation you receive is not a paid receipt. It will take several days to issue your paid receipt.
Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx, and e-check are accepted. There is a service fee for paying online, please call (573)243-4476 if you have any questions. You will receive a confirmation when paying.
The Cape Girardeau County Collector’s offices are located in the following locations:
Cape Girardeau County Administration Building
One Barton Square – 3rd Floor
Jackson, MO 63755
2311 Bloomfield Rd, Ste 102
The office is located in a strip building on Bloomfield Road across from the former Orscheln parking lot (east of Auto Zone).
Renewing License Plates/Tags
The Cape Girardeau County Personal Property Records are online with the State of Missouri Department of Motor Vehicles. This allows License Bureaus in Missouri the ability to verify payment of personal property taxes. Vehicle renewals may be made by calling the Department of Motor Vehicle call center at 1-573-751-1957. Their hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Vehicle license renewals may be made online by using a PIN number issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles. The PIN number should be listed on your renewal notice. More information is available at dor.mo.gov.
In an effort to keep the public and employees of Cape Girardeau County safe, Please do not come to our office if you are running a fever, have a cough, or shortness of breath. Call and we will assist you! You may pay taxes by mail, internet (includes service fee), credit card over the phone (includes service fee) or by placing payment in our drop box. Our offices are also open for in person payments. You are welcome to call or email the office to get a tax bill/receipt emailed or mailed and to get the current amount due. You may reach us by phone at 573-243-4476 or 573-335-2606, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax at 573-204-2444.
Merchant’s License Information
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.
Tax Sale Information
If your tax lien was sold at the 2021 Land Tax Sale, please call our office at 573-243-4476 for information about a redemption. A redemption will be calculated for the date you plan to redeem.
Real Estate Tax Information
Paid and Unpaid Real Estate tax information can be found in the files below: