Where :       Gila County Board of Supervisor’s Hearing Room
                        1400 East Ash Street, Globe, Arizona  85501

When:         In the month of February each year.   

Time:          The TAX LIEN Auction begins promptly at 9:00 a.m.

The complete list of tax liens was published in the Gila Counties Authorized publication, and, will be available classified ad section on

Approximately 1000 parcels are listed. Normally by the date of the Tax Lien sale we have approximately 500 to offer. 

Each year you may call this office by the second week in January, we will be able to tell you who the publisher is and the date of the sale.  You may then contact the publisher, and make arrangements to purchase the newspaper, or the day the list is published it is also available on 

Gila County is a small county and we have less than 3% privately owned land. Our collection rate is 98.8% prior to advertising.

The Tax Lien Sale takes about 3 hours. This includes time for answering questions and your time completing various forms. 

We do not have people pre-register, Registration is 8 am to 8:45 am the morning of the sale.  If you are the successful bidder for a Tax Lien you will pay us in cash or cashier’s check at the time of the sale. You bid on an interest rate not on the amount of taxes on the property. You do not become owner of the parcel.  You are a SILENT LIEN HOLDER.  You may not contact the owners or go on the property. Your transactions are handled by this office. 

If you are a successful bidder, you will be charged a $ 10.00 fee for each Tax Lien. You do not get this fee back when the property owner redeems their property, also, Taxpayer information fee of $10.00 and a $ 30.00 recording fee on each certificate purchased (non-refundable).

We Tax Lien Sale that is open to the public that have listed Liens that can be purchased over the counter after the sale is final or it can be purchased for $30.00 per each year.  The books are closed from the first of January to the end of March each year to process the advertisement and sale. 

If the owner has not redeemed your Tax Lien three years after the first time offered for public sale, you may hire an attorney of your choice to start foreclosure.