If you purchased a home in 2017 or this year 2018. Please make sure to sign up for the homestead exemption for your property taxes. This can save a few hundred dollars off your property taxes every year.
The deadline to file is ** July 2nd ** for the next tax year (but get it done by Friday, June 29th just to be done)!
Polk County residents: You can go to the Polk County Administration office at the corner of 2nd and Court Avenue. Make sure you bring your ID. The office is open Mon-Fri, 7am – 5pm. For more information, go to: http://www.assess.co.polk.ia.us/cgi-bin/web/tt/infoqry.cgi?tt=adjustments/summary/HSC/
Dallas County residents: You can email your homestead exemption form in to have it recorded. For more information, go to: https://www.dallascountyiowa.gov/government/county-government/assessor/credits-and-exemptions/.
Happy Homestead Exemptions!