10-22-28. Sheriff's Fees--Costs--Collection of taxes.

The sheriff is allowed the following fees for collecting taxes: twenty-five dollars for making the sheriff's return on the sheriff's warrant of authority; fifty dollars for each levy; and necessary costs for each sale. The fees and costs shall be collected from the tax debtor or the tax debtor's property. The sheriff shall also collect from the tax debtor or the tax debtor's property an additional penalty, equal to fifty dollars or six percent of the amount of tax and interest due, whichever is more. The fees and costs collected pursuant to this section shall be deposited in the county general fund. The sheriff shall receive from the county mileage for each mile actually and necessarily traveled at the rate provided by law.

Source: SDC 1939, § 57.1018; SL 1998, ch 64, § 1; SL 2018, ch 63, § 58; SL 2020, ch 34, § 1.