Office Information

Pike County Collector of Revenue
Tara J. Eskew

115 West Main
Bowling Green, MO 63334

M-F 8:00am – 4:30pm
(closed for lunch 12:00 – 1:00)

During Tax Season our office will be open during lunch.


Holidays Observed:

January 1 New Year’s Day
Third Monday in January Martin Luther King’s Day
Third Monday in February Presidents Day
May 8 Harry Truman’s Birthday
Last Monday in May Memorial Day
July 4 Independence Day
First Monday in September Labor Day
Second Monday in October Columbus Day
November 11 Veteran’s Day
Fourth Thursday in November Thanksgiving Day
Fourth Friday in November Friday after Thanksgiving Day
December 24 Christmas Eve Day
December 25 Christmas Day

Ways to Pay:

  • In Person – 115 West Main Pike County Courthouse 2nd Floor
  • U.S. Mail – Payments received by U.S. Mail are deemed paid by postmark date. All payments received after December 31st in the year they were due must include interest and penalties as set out in Missouri Statutes. Paid receipts will be mailed back.
  • Online Payments

General Guidelines and Procedures For Payment:
Cash, Check, Money Order, Credit/Debit Card and E-check Accepted. E-check is a $1.75 flat fee, Visa Debit is a $3.95 flat fee.  All other cards are 2.4%  of the total, with a minimum fee of $1.50.

If more than one year of tax is owed on a parcel or account number, the older years must be paid first (RSMo 140.110)

Partial Payment or Pro-Ration of Taxes is NOT Accepted:
Payments will be returned to taxpayer if the full and correct amount including any interest and penalties is not received. Receipt cannot be issued until payment in full is received (including interest and penalties if paid after December 31 of the year in which the taxes were due). All funds must be disbursed at the end of each month.