Property Tax Information
The majority of property taxpayers saw a reduction in the school district portion of their property taxes for
2011. A Truth in Taxation presentation is given at the regular school board meeting in December of each year. After the meeting, this presentation is posted on the website. It can be found by clicking on the reports tab to the left.
Refunds and Deferral Programs
Property Tax Refund information is available
There are three types of property tax refunds--each with different
criteria. There is a renter property tax refund, a
regular homeowner property tax refund, and a special property tax
- You must have been either a full- or part-year resident of
Minnesota during the year.
- You cannot be a
- As a
homeowner or mobile home owner, your property must be
classified as your
- As a
renter, you must have lived in a building in which property
taxes were assessed or payment was made in lieu of property
taxes. If you are not sure if property taxes are assessed on
your building, contact your landlord.
Relative homesteads do not qualify.
Senior Citizen Tax Deferral Program
This is not a refund or rebate program. It is for senior citizens
whose household income is less than $60,000. There is an
application process. More information can be found at
here (click on the Senior Citizens Property tax deferral