Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 21: Property Tax Levy

Handbook Chapter

Published: November 3, 2023

Property Tax Levy
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This content conveys general information. Do not use it as a substitute for legal advice. Any attorney general opinions cited are available from the League’s Research staff.

Learn about the city’s authority to tax. Understand the property tax process including assessment, valuation and classification of property. Read about levy limits, Truth in Taxation requirements and tax differential treatment for special categories of land such as rural preserve lands, agricultural property tax differential (“Green Acres”), special service districts, taxing annexed or consolidated lands.

See Table of Contents: Handbook for Minnesota Cities