Homestead Tax Credit

Signup deadline: July 1

Requirements: The dwelling must be the principal residence of the property owner.

Homestead Tax Credit Application (Form 54-028)

Business Property Tax Credit

Signup deadline: July 1

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.

Business Property Tax Credit Application Information

Family Farm Tax Credit

Signup deadline: November 1

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.

Family Farm Tax Credit Application (Form 54-023)

Forest Reserve Tax Exemption

Signup deadline: February 1

Requirements: Two hundred trees per acre with a two acre minimum.  No economic gain is allowed on qualified acres.

Forest Reserve Tax Exemption Application (Form 56-067)

Military Tax Exemption

Signup deadline: July 1

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.

Military Tax Exemption Application (Form 54-146)

Additional Credits and Exemptions

Additional Iowa Credits and Exemptions Information