MURRAY COUNTY AUDITOR/TREASURER – HEIDI WINTER

Auditor/Treasurer Heidi Winter 507-836-1152
Chief Deputy Auditor Barb Lewis 507-836-1157
Deputy Auditor Margo Newman 507-836-1153
Deputy Auditor Mary Ellen Moline 507-836-1156
Deputy Auditor- Elections/Property/Ditches Lisa Carlson 507-836-1154

ADDRESS:
2500 28th Street
PO Box 57
Slayton, MN 56172

Phone:  (507) 836-6148
Fax:
    (507) 836-6114

OFFICE HOURS:
Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

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The office of the County Auditor/Treasurer is an elected position. The County Auditor/Treasurer is responsible directly to the people of Murray County. The Auditor/Treasurer and staff are dedicated to serving the citizens of Murray County by offering the best possible service in all aspects of the assigned duties.

The Auditor/Treasurer provides for the orderly collection, disbursement, and recording of all monies received or disbursed by the county. The County Auditor/Treasurer is also charged with maintaining records of transactions affecting taxes and safekeeping of all county funds including the investment of those funds as prescribed by the County Board.

The Murray County Auditor/Treasurer’s Office provides the following major activities:

  1. In accordance with state statute, the Office keeps records of all monies appropriated and disbursed regarding: general property taxes, fees, fines or forfeitures imposed by the courts for violation of state laws or county/municipal ordinances and all other monies received by the County.
  2. The County Auditor/Treasurer is charged with the safekeeping of all county funds and invests such funds consistent with state statute and County Board policy.
  3. The office maintains property tax records and is responsible for the collection of property taxes. The County Auditor/Treasurer handles transactions affecting delinquent taxes and foreclosures.
  4. The County Auditor/Treasurer’s Office provides information and services that are needed in any election to local municipal governments, clerks, and to the public. The County Auditor/Treasurer’s Office provides information and services to municipal governments, assessors, clerks, and to the public.

CURRENT AND DELINQUENT TAXES

  • Current and Delinquent Taxes
  • Forfeiture of Property
  • Special Assessments
  • Ditch Assessments
  • Deed Tax
  • Mortgages Registration
  • Escrow Agents
  • Tax Searches
  • Property Tax Refund Forms

PARCEL OWNERSHIP/DESCRIPTION

  • Parcel Ownership
  • Land Descriptions (Tax)
  • Tax Calculation
  • Tax Abstract
  • Tax Levies
  • Tax Statements
  • Tax Increment Financing
  • Tax Settlements

LICENSES

  • Liquor
  • Auctioneer
  • Tobacco

ELECTIONS

  • Voter Registration
  • Training of election judges and officials
  • Printing of ballots
  • Filing by candidates for offices
  • Provides ballots and other election supplies for County, State and Federal elections
  • Tabulation of election results and reporting to the Secretary of State

FINANCIAL

  • Accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Gen Government payroll
  • Bonded Indebtedness
  • Compilation of Annual Financial Statement

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Maintains County & Judicial ditch blueprints
  • Maintenance of all County buildings & property

USEFUL LINKS:

We are closed on the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • President’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve starting at 12:00 p.m.
  • Christmas Day