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Property tax dollars are distributed to the county, school district, municipality, and other special taxing districts in which your property is located.
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For further information contact us Auditor / Treasurer at 763-765-4350.
If your property tax payment is not showing up on the Beacon website or if you have a question about your payment, please contact Property Tax for the most current information at 763-765-4350 or 800-438-0575.
If you have not received a property tax statement by the statutory mailing deadline, it is your responsibility to contact the Property Tax Division of the Auditor /Treasurer's Office to have a duplicate statement sent to you.
Contact the Assessor's Office in writing with the correct address information.
The Auditor / Treasurer's Office computes your property taxes by multiplying the value of your property by the total tax rate of the district in which your property is located. Classification rates are set by the Minnesota State Legislature. The value of your property is determined by the County Assessor's Office, and the classification is based on use. For more information, contact the Assessor at 763-765-4350.
The Sherburne County Auditor/Treasurer's Office accepts payments of more or less than the exact amount of a tax installment due for the current year. If the accepted payment is less than the amount due, it is applied first to the penalty accrued for the year that the payment is made.
If there is an over payment on your current taxes, a refund will be issued. For more information, contact the Auditor/Treasurer at 763-765-4350.
If you pay your tax after the tax due dates, a penalty will be added. The later you pay, the greater the penalty. For details, check the back of your property tax statement or refer to the schedule of penalties for late payment of property tax.
Property taxes become delinquent in the year following the payable year. Interest and penalty accrue on a monthly basis. The property is put into judgment and the forfeiture process begins. For more information, contact the Auditor/Treasurer's office at 763-765-4350.
The Truth - In - Taxation notice (TNT), also called the Proposed Tax Notice, is mailed to property owners during November each year. This notice indicates the anticipated property tax you will pay the following year if your local jurisdictions approve the budget amounts they are considering. Property owners are invited to attend meetings held by their local jurisdictions to express their opinions on local budgets. For more information, contact the Auditor/Treasurer at 763-765-4350.
Yes, for the following reasons:
For more information, contact the Auditor/Treasurer at 763-765-4350.
A number of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Districts have been created within Sherburne County TIF is a program which allows the increased property taxes generated by a development to pay for development costs.
Tax Increment Financing is not an additional tax. Tax Increment Financing does not affect the calculation of the tax amount. Rather, it affects the distribution of tax. The tax due is calculated the same as for a property that is not in a TIF district, but money that would normally go to the County, City, school and special taxing districts is instead diverted to a TIF district. For more information, contact the Auditor/Treasurer at 763-765-4350.
Special taxing districts in Sherburne County include local economic development authorities, local Housing and Redevelopment Authorities. The Regional Rail Authority is also a special taxing district. For more information, contact the Auditor/Treasurer at 763-765-4350.
A special assessment is an improvement (such as streets, etc.) which directly benefits the property. It is shown as a separate amount on the property tax statement. The amount is based on how much the property benefits from the improvement and the cost of doing the project. It is not based on the value of the property. For more information, contact the Auditor/Treasurer at 763-765-4350.
If you owned and occupied this property on January 2 of this year as your homestead, you may qualify for a property tax refund. In addition, Minnesota homeowners whose property taxes increased by more than 12% over last year may be eligible for a special property tax refund. To determine if you are eligible for the Minnesota property tax refund and/or the special property tax refund, read the Form M-1PR Instructions and fill out the Form M-1PR.
Your state income tax booklet may contain the Form M-1PR and instructions. If not, you can download forms from the Minnesota Department of Revenue or request forms by calling the state at 651-296-4444, or by writing to:Minnesota Tax FormsMail Station 1421St. Paul, MI 55146-1421