You may pay your property taxes using the following methods:
By Mail - Make your checks payable to Brown County Auditor-Treasurer and mail to:
Brown County Auditor-Treasurer
PO Box 115
New Ulm, MN 56073-0115
Your payment must be postmarked on or before the due date or penalties will apply. If your tax payment is past due, please contact the Auditor-Treasurer office at (507) 233-6613 to determine the amount of penalty you must include with your payment.
Direct Payment Plan- With this convenient, hassle-free program, your property tax payment is automatically deducted from your checking or savings account. We offer quarterly, semi-annual or annual payment plans. Send the completed Direct Pay Authorization Fillable Form (PDF) directly to the Auditor-Treasurer Office.
If the due date falls on a weekend, your payment will be processed the next business day. Payment reminders will be sent by email 10 days prior to the debit. Authorization will remain in effect until you notify the Auditor-Treasurer Office that you wish to cancel. If you switch bank accounts or wish to add or delete parcels, you must contact the Auditor-Treasurer office at (507) 233-6613.
In person- Property taxes can be paid by at the following locations:
Brown County Courthouse – 2nd floor, Rm 206
14 South State Street
New Ulm, MN 56073
M-F 8 am – 5 pm
Brown County License Bureau
1900 North Franklin Street
New Ulm, MN 56073
M 7:30 am – 5:30 pm; T-F. 7:30 am – 5pm
Please note, debit and credit cards are not currently accepted for payment of taxes in Brown County.
Payment Drop Box- For your convenience, a payment drop box is located in the Law Enforcement Center parking lot off Washington Street. Tax payments placed in the payment box prior to 8:00 am will be considered the previous day’s business.
Escrowed- Your taxes may be included in your mortgage payment. If your statement indicates that you are escrowed, your tax amount has been forwarded to the escrow agent for collection. Please keep a copy of the tax statement for your reference. For more information, please contact your financial institution.
Email Alerts- Take advantage of this free service that will send you a reminder of tax due dates and other programs that may affect your property taxes. Sign up by e-mailing
. Be sure to put EMAIL ALERTS in the subject line.