Property Taxes

Topics include local property taxation, Minnesota's statewide property tax, aids to local governments and credits.  For background understanding on what constitutes sound tax policy, please see our educational primer "Taxing Decisions Matter: A Citizens Guide to Good Tax Policy".  To understand why your property tax bill is changing -- and what's responsible, please see our educational primer "Understanding Your Property Tax Changes".

June 12, 2017

Minnesota Takeaways From Our Latest 50 State Property Tax Comparison Study

Results from the newly-released Payable 2016 report and a look to the future

February 14, 2017

"Levyphobia" and the Minnesota Homeowner

The latest edition of the routinely overlooked but indispensible Department of Revenue “Voss Report” shows that the average homeowners’ property tax effort over the last decade is feebler than whatever the state is (or is not) doing.

July 25, 2016

The Reasons Behind Minnesota's National Property Tax Rankings

Our enhanced 50-State Property Tax Comparison Study now offers new perspective on and understanding about what drives Minnesota's effective property tax rates and rankings.