Homestead property tax information for Dakota County residents

All new property owners (or qualified relatives) who changed residences during the past year and use the residence for homestead purposes must apply for homestead status with their county assessor by Dec. 15.

Property owners or qualified relatives who want to classify property as homestead that was not classified as homestead in the past must apply with the Dakota County Assessor’s Office to receive homestead for property taxes payable in 2013.

Application forms can be printed from the Dakota County website at Forms may also be obtained by calling Dakota County Assessing Services at (651) 438-4200 or by stopping at the service desk at the Western Service Center, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley, during normal business hours.