COVID-19 Penalty Relief: You may ask us to cancel or reduce filing or payment penalties if you have a reasonable cause or are negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, updates, and resources, see Our Response to COVID-19.
The homestead classification applies to properties occupied as primary residences by their owners. Classification as a homestead may qualify the property for reduced classification rate, reduced taxable market value, property tax refund, and/or special program eligibility.
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.
The Senior Citizen Property Tax Deferral Program was established to help senior citizens who were having difficulty paying their property taxes. This deferral program has two primary advantages for senior citizens.
Note: This fact sheet is affected by law changes made in the Minnesota Legislature's 2020 5th Special Session. For more information, see the 2020 Property Tax Law Summary.
Explains the Market Value Exclusion on homesteads of disabled veterans, their qualifying primary family caregivers, surviving spouses of qualifying disabled veterans, and surviving spouses of service members who die while in active duty.