Fillmore County Property Tax Statements are on their way!
Property owners’ can expect to find their 2021 Property Tax Statements in their mailboxes over the next couple of days. Included in the mailing you will also receive your 2021 Notice of Valuation and Classification for taxes payable in 2022.
- 2021 Tax Statement: Your Property Tax Statement for taxes owed in 2021 was set with information developed from the 2020 Assessment. The only appeal option available to property owners now is filing your appeal with the Minnesota Tax Court by April 30, 2021.
- First half taxes are due May 17th, 2021
- 2021 Notice of Valuation and Classification: The Notice of Valuation and Classification contains your valuation and classification for the 2021 assessment, which will be used in the calculation of your Pay 2022 property tax.
- Changes to your valuation or classification are the result of either appraisal activity in your jurisdiction or market adjustments responding to non-compliant assessment statistics.
- If you disagree with your new valuation or classification for the 2021 assessment, you should contact the Fillmore County Assessor’s Office at 507-765-3868 to discuss any questions or concerns you may have.
- If you have contacted the Assessor’s Office and still do not feel your concerns have been resolved, you can take steps for a formal appeal. Formal appeal options are identified on your 2021 Notice of Valuation and Classification.
- If you are choosing to appeal your valuation or classification, it is a good idea to develop supporting documentation as this significantly increases the likelihood of a successful appeal.
- If the actions taken by the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization, or the Open Book meeting, are unable to resolve your concerns, you may bring your case to the Fillmore County Board of Appeal and Equalization. Please contact the Fillmore County Assessor’s Office by June 10, 2021 to be placed on the agenda.
- The Fillmore County Board of Appeal and Equalization will meet on June 22, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fillmore County Courthouse, Commissioners’ Board Room.
** Please remember that once the County Board of Appeal and Equalization is adjourned, it leaves very
few remaining options to appeal your valuation or classification **