Sales of real property will be held at the county courthouse or county building with registration opening at 8:00 am. The sale starts promptly at 9:00 a.m. Late arrivals will not be able to participate. The name on the registration form must be the same name under which the payment will be made.
Tax buyers must attend the sale. Parents, relatives and friends cannot purchase in the name of another individual. Buyers must be 18 years of age to participate.
Each buyer will be assigned a number at registration. Only one number per buyer will be allowed.
- 1st Round - Random drawing of buyer numbers will be used. When your number is drawn, you have the opportunity to pay the taxes on one piece of property by calling out the property number which can be found in the left hand column of the listing provided. This round will continue in the same manner until all numbers have been called once.
- Continuing Rounds – will be the same as the 1st round.
- If your number is called and you do not wish to pay the taxes on a piece of property you may PASS and the next number will be drawn. Any time a purchaser leaves the room they forfeit their number.
- Once you have accepted a purchase there will be no trading between buyers.
- Any real property which cannot be sold for the amount of taxes, interest, penalties and costs shall be bid in for the county by the county treasurer.
- All purchases must be paid for by 5:00 p.m., September 6, 2012. Cash, check, money order, credit cards, and pin debit cards will be accepted. All credit card transactions are subject to a 2.75% plus $1.50 convenience fee, except American Express which is subject to 3.5% plus $1.50; and pin debit card transactions are subject to a 1.5% plus $1.50 convenience fee.
CERTIFICATE OF PURCHASE
- No reassignments will be allowed on the sale date.
- Bankruptcy will stop the collection of interest
- Certificate of Purchase is $20.00
- Reassignment fee is $25.00
- Issuance of a Treasurer’s Deed is $25.00
- When a Certificate has been purchased and the holder does not pay subsequent taxes, the property shall be advertised with all other delinquent taxes and sold at the next regular tax sale as if no previous sale had been made. The new Certificate may be purchased by another individual or the county.
- Treasurer’s Office will retain the Original Certificate of Purchase and a copy will be mailed to the buyer within a reasonable time frame.
- 3% interest is applied to the original redemption amount, with additional interest applied to days held since tax sale date; interest on subsequent taxes paid will be 15%.
- Owner redemption and Statutory Provisions relating to the tax sale and the process can be found in Wyoming Statutes 39-13-108.
- Office personnel are not authorized to provide legal advice, nor answer questions pertaining to legal issues.