City Assessor's Office

City of Lakes Building
309 2nd Ave. S., Room 100
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Call 311 or (612) 673-3000
Fax (612) 673-3538

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Appealing Your Current Year Property Assessment

What options does the property owner have if they disagree with the Estimated Market Value for their property determined by the Assessor's Office?

If a property owner disagrees wit the Estimated Market Value of their home, there are several options available to appeal the assessment.

Other options for appeal include:

NOTE: You must appeal at the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization before appealing to the County Board of Appeal and Equalization. You may appeal to Minnesota Tax Court at any time whether you have appeared at the Local and County Boards or not.

To learn more about these options, see Assessment Appeals Process.

Prior Year Market Value Changes

Changes in the prior year’s market value upon which the Truth in Taxation estimate is based can only be made by one of following methods:

1. Abatement. The property value or classification abatement can be granted for a maximum of three payable years, the current year’s taxes and the two prior years. Abatements are granted only for:

Any person seeking abatement must first make the request in writing to the Minneapolis City Assessor.

2 . Tax Court Appeals. Taxpayers may appeal the value on which the Truth in Taxation statement is based to the Minnesota State Tax Court. Appeals may be made until April 30 of the year when the taxes are payable. Contact the Tax Court Clerk at (651) 539-3260. They will mail a packet of information about Tax Court and the forms needed for filing. There is a fee for filing. An attorney is not required but you should evaluate your situation and decide if you want to retain one. More information is available on the Minnesota Tax Court website.

Last updated Mar 9, 2017



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