Credits and Exemptions

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Homestead Credit

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To qualify for the homestead credit, the property must be your primary residence that you live in six (6) months and one (1) day out of the year. You can only obtain the homestead credit on one property. We must receive the application by July 1st.

Complete your homestead application using our Online Property Search. Follow and complete the application using the homestead tax credit link at the bottom of the page.  If the property was recently purchased you may not apply until the property appears with your name, not the previous owners. 

OR

Complete a homestead application and submit to our office by any of the options below:

Military Exemption

Current or previous active military duty must bring an original or a certified copy of DD-214 discharge papers to be recorded at the Recorders Office. An exemption application may then be filed in the Assessors Office. 


Business Property Tax Credit

Online
Complete your BPTC using our Online Property Search. Follow and complete the application using the Business Property Tax Credit  link at the bottom of the page.  If the property was recently purchased you may not apply until the property appears with your name, not the previous owners.
Property owners may file for this credit if their property is commercial or industrial.

 OR

Complete a BPTC and submit to our office by any of the options below:

Additional Exemptions and Credits

Exemption    

File Date    

Requirement    

Barn One Room Schoolhouse Exemption                                        

February 1

One Time Signing

Data Center Business Property Exemption

February 1

One Time Signing

Disabled Veteran's Homestead Tax Credit  July 1   One Time Signing 
Disabled Veteran's Homestead Tax Credit fillable  July 1  One Time Signing 
Forest Fruit Tree Exemption  February 1   One Time Signing 
Geo Thermal Heating and Cooling (10 year exemption) February 1    One Time Signing

Historic Rehabilitation Exemption

February 1

One Time Signing

Impoundment Structure Exemption

February 1    

Annual Signing

Industrial Exemption

February 1    

One Time Signing

Manufactured Home Park Storm Shelter Exemption

February 1

One Time Signing

Methane Gas Conversion Exemption

February 1

Annual Signing

Native Prairie Wetlands Exemption

February 1

Annual Signing

Non Profit Charitable Exemption

February 1

One Time Signing

Pollution Control Recycling Exemption

February 1

One Time Signing

Recreational Lakes Forest Cover River
Stream Open Prairie Exemption

February 1    

Annual Signing

Speculative Shell Building Exemption

February 1

Annual Signing

Wildlife Habitat Exemption

April 1

Annual Signing

Web Search Portal Exemption February 1 One Time Signing

July 1