IOWA PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT CYCLE






















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The official web site of Fayette County Government.
Published by the Fayette County Supervisors.
Fayette County Courthouse - Phone 563-422-3397
114 North Vine Street - West Union, Iowa 52175
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Assessor's Office Staff:

Ali Manson
Assessor

Richard Buenneke
Appraiser

Jill Hubbell
Administrative Assistant/GIS Clerk

Deb Luhman
Office Manager

Bonnie Halverson
Administrative Assistant

Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday through Friday
(563) 422-3397
        
Other Links:


Iowa Department of Revenue


Iowa State Association of Assessors


Iowa State Association of Counties
(ISAC)


Iowa Code


Iowa Administrative Code


Property Assessment Appeal Board
    2015 Assessed Values
    will be payable 2016-2017

    2014 Assessed Values
    will be payable 2015-2016

    2013 Assessed Values
    will be payable 2014-2015
1.
January 1
Assessment date
2.
April 1
Assessors complete assessments and notify taxpayers.
3.
April 2-April 25
Property owners may request informal hearing; Assessors may make recommendation to board of
review.
4.
April 2 - April 30
Taxpayers may appeal to local boards of review.
5.
May 1 - May 31
Local boards of review consider appeals.  This time may be extended to July 15 by the Iowa
Department of Revenue Director.
6.
June 15
Local boards of review submit reports to Director.
7.
July 1
Assessors submit abstracts of the assessments to the Director.
8.
August 15
The Director issues tentative equalization orders to county auditors.
9.
September
The Director holds equalization hearings, which are held for public input.
10.
October 1
The Director issues final equalization orders to county auditors.
11.
October 2 - 12
Assessing jurisdictions may apply for alternative methods of implementing equalization orders.
12.
October 2 - 15
The county auditor publishes notices of final equalization order.
13.
October 15 -
November 15
Local boards of review meet to hear equalization protests.
14.
October 16 - 25
Taxpayers may protest the final equalization order to the local boards of review.
15.
November 1
The Director certifies assessment limitation percentages to county auditors.
16.
November 15
Local boards of review submit a report about the equalization protests to the Department.
17.
December 1 -
February 28
The taxing authorities adopt the budgets based on the valuations.
18.
March 1
The county board of supervisors levies the taxes.
19.
July 1
The county treasurer receives authorization to collect taxes.
20.
September 30
First half of taxes are due.
21.
March 31
Second half of taxes are due.
Assessment
News
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Assessment Yr:
2013

(2014-2015 Collection)

Residential:
54.4002%
Agricultural:  43.3997%
Commercial & Industrial:
95%
State Rollback
Factors

Assessment Yr: 2014

(2015-2016 Collection)

Residential:
55.7335%
Agricultural:  44.7021%
Commercial & Industrial:
90%
FIELD WORK HAS STARTED FOR
THE 2016 ASSESSMENT YEAR.  
PLEASE FILL OUT THE POSTCARDS
YOU RECEIVED AND RETURN THEM
AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

Assessor's Office Forms:

Board of Review Petition
& Procedural Rules


Business Property Tax Credit


Charitable & Nonprofit Claim For Property Tax Exemption

Disabled Veteran Homestead Credit

Family Farm Tax Credit


Forest or Fruit Tree Reservation


Geothermal Property Tax Exemption


Grain Tax Return


Historic Property Rehabilitation Tax Exemption

Homestead Credit

Impoundment Exemption


Industrial Property Tax Exemption


Iowa Barn & One-Room School House Preservation


Iowa Manufactured Home Community or Mobile Home Storm Shelter Exemption


Methane Gas Conversion Property Tax Exemption

Military Exemption

Native Prairie & Wetlands Exemption


Pollution Control & Recycling
Property Exemption
FAYETTE COUNTY ASSESSOR'S OFFICE