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pdfFact Sheet 01Appealing the Value or Classification of Your PropertyDiscusses what you can do if you disagree with the value and classification of your property as shown on the notice of valuation and classification from your assessor.
pdfFact Sheet 03Senior Citizen Property Tax DeferralExplains the Senior Citizen Property Tax Deferral program, which helps seniors who are having difficulty paying their property taxes.
pdfFact Sheet 04aSpecial Agricultural HomesteadExplains the availability of special agricultural homesteads in cases where a farm is not occupied, but is actively farmed by, the owner.
pdfFact Sheet 04bSpecial Agricultural Homestead Property Owned or Leased by a Qualified EntityExplains the availability of special agricultural homesteads in cases where farms are owned by authorized entities, rather than individuals.
pdfFact Sheet 04cSpecial Agricultural Homestead Property Held Under a TrustExplains the availability of special agricultural homesteads in cases where farms are held by trusts.
pdfFact Sheet 05Green Acres (Minnesota Agricultural Property Tax Law)Eligibility and other information about Green Acres, which provides property tax relief for owners of agricultural property in areas where land values are rising due to development or other non-agricultural factors.
pdfFact Sheet 08State General LevyExplains what the State General Levy is and how it may affect your property taxes.
pdfFact Sheet 09Sustainable Forest Incentive ActInformation and forms about the SFIA, which is designed to encourage owners of forested lands to practice long-term, sustainable forest management.
pdfFact Sheet 10Preparing an Appeal to Your Local and County Boards of Appeal and EqualizationHelpful information on how to appeal the value or classification of your property.
pdfFact Sheet 11Applying for the Homestead ClassificationExplains the benefits of homestead classification for property tax purposes, and outlines where and how to apply for homestead treatment on your primary residence.
pdfFact Sheet 12aUnderstanding Property TaxesOne of three fact sheets that explain the basic concepts of annual assessment and property tax administration for property owners.
pdfFact Sheet 12bHow the Assessor Estimates Your Market ValueOne of three fact sheets that explain the basic concepts of annual assessment and property tax administration for property owners.
pdfFact Sheet 12cUnderstanding Your Assessment and the Appeals ProcessOne of three fact sheets that explain the basic concepts of annual assessment and property tax administration for property owners.
pdfFact Sheet 13Market Value Exclusion on Homesteads of Disabled Veterans, Primary Family Caregivers, and Surviving SpousesExplains the Market Value Exclusion on homesteads of disabled veterans, their qualifying Primary Family Caregivers, surviving spouses of totally and permanently disabled veterans, and surviving spouses of service members who die while in active duty.
pdfFact Sheet 14My House is Worth What?Explains why the value your assessor has put on your property may differ from the sale price of your property.
pdfFact Sheet 15Rural Preserve Property Tax ProgramEligibility and other information about Rural Preserve, which provides property tax relief to owners of an agricultural homestead that is or was enrolled in Green Acres.
pdfFact Sheet 17Class 2c Managed Forest LandExplains how to apply for the 2c Managed Forest Land classification, which provides a reduced tax rate for enrolled forest land.
pdfFact Sheet 18Special Homestead Classification: Class 1bExplains Class 1b Homesteads, which provides a reduced classification for homesteads that are owned and occupied by a blind or disabled individual