331.507 COLLECTION OF MONEY AND FEES. 1. The auditor may collect or receive money due the county except when otherwise provided by law. 2. The auditor is entitled to collect the following fees: a. For a transfer of property made in the transfer records, five dollars for each separate real estate transaction described in section 558.57, or transfer of title certified by the clerk of the district court. However, the fee shall not exceed fifty dollars for a transfer of property which is described in one instrument of transfer. (1) For the purposes of this paragraph, a parcel of real estate includes: (a) For real estate located outside of the corporate limits of a city, all contiguous land lying within a numbered section. (b) For real estate located within the corporate limits of a city, all contiguous land lying within a platted block or subdivision. (2) Within a numbered section, platted block, or subdivision, land separated only by a public street, alley, or highway remains contiguous. b. For indexing a change of name for each parcel of real estate owned in the county, five dollars. 3. Fees collected or received by the auditor shall be accounted for and paid into the county treasury as provided in section 331.902.

         Section History: Early Form

        

1. [C97, § 473; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 5149; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 333.9; S81, § 331.507(1); 81 Acts, ch 117, § 506]

2a. [C73, § 3797; C97, § 478; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 5155; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 333.15; S81, § 331.507(2a--c); 81 Acts, ch 117, § 506; 82 Acts, ch 1104, § 53] b. [S13, § 4471-i; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 12656; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, § 674.12; C73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 674.14; S81, § 331.507(2d); 81 Acts, ch 117, § 506]

3. [S81, § 331.507(3); 81 Acts, ch 117, § 506]

4. [C97, § 480; S13, § 550-c; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 5246, 5247; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 342.2, 342.3; S81, § 331.507(4); 81 Acts, ch 117, § 506]

         Section History: Recent Form

         84 Acts, ch 1198, § 1; 85 Acts, ch 97, §1; 85 Acts, ch 159, §1; 94
      Acts, ch 1025, §2; 94 Acts, ch 1173, §23; 95 Acts, ch 67, §28; 98
      Acts, ch 1032, §8; 2004 Acts, ch 1144, §1
         Referred to in § 558.66, 598.21, 674.14
         See also § 674.14

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