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Last Updated: 10/27/2017

Certified 2017 Property Tax Levies

The Minnesota Department of Revenue annually releases a list of the certified property tax levies that have been reported by local governments and have been passed by local school referenda. Local governments were required to set their certified 2017 levies by December 20. Final property tax levies were $36 million less than the preliminary levies set in September.

Cities

The 2017 certified property tax levies for cities will total approximately $2.247 billion compared with $2.129 billion in 2016, a 5.5% increase.

Counties

The 2017 certified property tax levies for counties will total approximately $3.019 billion compared with $2.906 billion in 2016, a 3.9% increase.

Townships

The 2017 certified property tax levies for townships will total approximately $249 million compared with $243 million in 2016, a 2.2% increase.

Schools

The 2017 certified property tax levies for schools will total approximately $2.705 billion compared with $2.643 billion in 2016, a 2.3% increase.

Special Taxing Districts

The 2017 certified property tax levies for special taxing districts will total approximately $363 million compared with $352 million in 2016, a 3.1% increase.

Total

The 2017 certified property tax levies for all local governments will total approximately $8.583 billion compared with $8.274 billion in 2016, a 3.7% increase.