Alexandria, MN — Douglas County Auditor/Treasurer Vicki Doehling wants to remind property owners their first half real estate tax payments are due on or before Monday, May 17, 2021.

For customer convenience, Douglas County has a number of ways to accept tax payments:

  • In-person at the County Auditor-Treasurer Office (first floor at 305 8th Ave W Alexandria)
  • Drop box located on the south side of the courthouse at 305 8th Avenue West.
  • Online at by searching the Quick Links on the Home Page and selecting “Pay Property Taxes.”
  • Mail payment through U.S. Postal Service or overnight delivery service

To avoid late payment, tax payments must be received or postmarked on or before Monday, May 17, 2021.  Office hours are 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday.

As an extra convenience for taxpayers, Douglas County offers an ACH direct payment program.  With this program, a tax payment will automatically be taken out of the designated account on the tax due date. Participants will receive a notification letter two weeks prior to the tax due date. An ACH form is available on the county website at under “I Want To/Forms”.  The form can be completed and return to the Douglas County Auditor/Treasurer’s office at 305 8th Ave W, Alexandria MN 56308.  For more information, please call 320-762-3077.