Your County Collector, Lori Fiegenbaum

Welcome to the Lafayette County Collector homepage. We, at the Lafayette County Collector's office, strive to provide the best service to the taxpayers of Lafayette County. In saying such, we hope that this site assists you with the necessary information for us to provide the services. A County-wide elected office with a four year term, the Collector's position is held by Lori Fiegenbaum. Lori has been the County Collector since March 1, 2003.

The Lafayette County Collector of Revenue is the elected official responsible for collecting current and delinquent real and personal property taxes for the county, and various political subdivisions within the county, which have authorized property levies.

The Collector is responsible for the accounting and distribution of collections to tax entities such as schools, library, and fire districts. The Collector also collects merchant license fees.

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Responsibilities

  • The primary function of the County Collector is the collection of personal and real estate taxes for the various taxing entities of the county.
  • Prepares separate tax statements for: Personal Property (cars, trucks, boats, etc.); Real Estate (residential, commercial, agricultural); Utilities(railroad, electric, gas lines, etc.).
  • Provides Merchant Licenses to appropriate businesses or persons.
  • Conducts delinquent tax sale in August.
  • Collector is charged with the duties of collecting the taxes due, as shown on the Assessor's records, and then distributes the funds monthly to the various taxing entities.

Office Information

    Lafayette County tax statements are mailed each year in early November. Please inspect your statements and verify that the information is correct. If you have not received your tax statements by Thanksgiving, please contact our office. All tax statements are due upon receipt and become delinquent after December 31st. Payments MUST be postmarked no later than December 31st to avoid penalties. Payments postmarked after December 31st will be returned, unprocessed, unless late fees are included. All statements may be paid with one check. We cannot accept incorrect or partial payments. Payments may be made in the office with cash, personal check, credit card, or money order.

Contact Us

Phone number: 660-259-6171
http://www.lafayettecountycollector.com

Office Hours

Monday thru Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Our Office is open during the noon hour.
The Courthouse will be closed on December 25th, December 30th and January 1, 2018. Again, Payments MUST be postmarked no later than December 31st to avoid penalties.
The Collector's office observes state holidays.

Location & Mailing Address

Lafayette County Collector
1001 Main Street
P.O. Box 365
Lexington, MO 64067
courthouse