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".

August 10, 2021

Minnesota Results for the 50-State Property Tax Comparison Study for Taxes Payable in 2020

Our annual look at how Minnesota compares nationally on effective property tax rates, tax burdens, and property tax competitiveness. 

June 30, 2020

Minnesota Results for the 50-State Property Tax Comparison Study for Taxes Payable in 2019

Minnesota Creeps Up in National Rankings; Regional Comparisons Highlight Tradeoff Between Residential and Commercial Property in Minnesota’s Property Tax System

February 25, 2020

Time to Reassess the State Property Tax

There is nothing quite like the State General Tax anywhere else in the country.  There's a reason for that.