Exemptions & Credits

Homestead Tax Credit

Business Property Tax Credit

  • Application: Business Property Tax Credit Application Information
  • Requirements: Each commercial or industrial parcel owner can receive the credit. If adjoining parcels are owned by the same person, more information will be needed to determine how many credits will qualify.
  • Signup deadline: July 1

Family Farm Tax Credit

  • Application: Family Farm Tax Credit Application (Form 54-023) (PDF)
  • Requirements: The credit is for tracts of land that are more than 10 acres and are assessed as agricultural property. The land must be farmed by the owner or an eligible relative.
  • Signup deadline: November 1

Forest Reserve Tax Exemption

Military Tax Exemption

  • Application: Military Tax Exemption Application (Form 54-146) (PDF)
  • Requirements: Former members of the service who have served at least 3 years active duty, or former members of the service who served during a wartime period, or current or former members of the reserves or Iowa National Guard who have served at least 20 years. Your military DD214 must be recorded in order to qualify.
  • Signup deadline: July 1

Additional Credits & Exemptions

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