Over the years, property owners have received tax statements and valuation notices in two separate mailings. In a continuing effort to best use County tax dollars, the notices and statements are being mailed together. Steele County property owners can expect to receive tax statements and valuation notices the last week of March. When available, we will post this information to the County website.
It is important to note that the values on the 2020 Tax Statement were set as of January 2, 2019 and can only be appealed in tax court now through April 30, 2020. The Valuation Notice is the new valuation and classification for the 2020 assessment. This information will be used to calculate taxes in 2021. Steele County Land Use and Records Division mails this important information as part of the multi-year assessment and taxation process in Minnesota.
If property owners have questions or concerns about their 2020 Notice of Valuation and Classification, they are to contact the Steele County Assessor’s Office at (507) 444 7435.
The Steele Count Board of Appeal and Equalization will be held on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 7:00 PM in the Board Room.
Taxpayers are reminded to watch for due dates on each individual tax statement, as different types of property may have different payment deadlines. The first tax payment deadline for all property is May 15.
Value & Tax Timeline
Calculating market values and property taxes doesn’t happen overnight. The process of determining market values collecting property taxes takes more than three years from start to finish.
How the process works for 2021 Property Taxes:
For questions about the process, call the Assessors Office 507-444-7435.