Jackson County Collection Department accepts payment by cash, personal check, cashier's check, bank draft, or money order at the Collection offices and by mail (except cash). Please do not send cash through the mail. One check may be written for multiple bills of personal property and real estate, if the total of the bills are added correctly. Mailed payments must be postmarked by the United States Postal Service no later than December 31. Payments postmarked after that date will be assessed interest and penalties.
Notice: The Jackson County Courthouse and the Historic Truman Courthouse are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays observed by Jackson County.
A drop box for property tax payments will be located at the west door of the Jackson County Courthouse in Kansas City (415 E 12th Street) and at the front door of the Truman Courthouse in Independence (112 W Lexington Ave). Both drop boxes will close at midnight on December 31. Do not place cash in either drop box. To review your account or print your Official Paid Tax Receipt, visit the Tax Payment page.
You can also pay your quad installment payments through Jackson County's online system here.