Defiance County Treasurer
Welcome to the Defiance County Treasurer's Website. The goal of this office is to provide friendly, courteous service as well as accurate and complete tax and property information in a professional environment.
Vickie S. Myers is the Defiance County Treasurer. The Deputy Treasurers are Amanda Morris, Mary Arps, and Connie French. Their responsibilities include the collection of taxes, which are comprised of real estate property, manufactured home, personal property and estate taxes. In addition, they record all monies received by any other county agencies. This encompasses everything from dog tag license fees and lunch money to MRDD funds and Health Department immunization fees.
In addition to collecting and recording the County money, the Treasurer is responsible for The County Investment Portfolio, which is made up of several investments totaling 55 million dollars. The office maintains various accounts ranging from simple depositories to complex trust accounts that hold all the county investments.
As your County Treasurer and staff, our goal is to assist the Defiance County taxpayers in the most efficient and professional environment possible according to the Ohio Revised Code. Some of the features we have in Defiance County are a conveniently located tax payment drop box, an escrow payment plan for your personal budgeting purposes, a credit card payment plan by telephone or the internet, and automatic withdrawal from your checking and savings account for payment of taxes.
Credit Card Payments
Automated Telephone Credit Card System by Official Payment Corp. Call 888-2PAY-TAX Or visit www.officialpayments.com. All major credit cards are accepted.
You will need the following information:
- The Jurisdiction Code for Defiance County is 4506.
- Your parcel number is located in the upper right-hand corner of your real estate tax bill. The first and eighth positions of your parcel number may be letters. Please use the corresponding number on the keypad.
- Your credit card. You are now ready to enter your payment:
- Dial 1-888-2PAY-TAX (1-888-272-9829) or Visit: www.officialpayments.com
Follow the instructions to enter your payment and credit card information. You will be given a confirmation number. Please keep this number until payment is confirmed on your credit card statement. Fees are charged for each credit card payment authorization through 1-888-2PAY-TAX.
The Defiance County Treasurer does NOT charge a fee.