Property Tax Information and Resources

Iowa’s property tax system is quite complex and has many different components that factor into calculations. To help our members gain a better understanding, we have developed several resources that explain the system and how it impacts city budgets. In addition, significant changes were made to the property tax system during the 2013 and 2019 legislative sessions that will affect cities now and in the future. The COVID-19 pandemic has also impacted city finance. The League has dedicated COVID-19 Resources & Finances pages.

Please click on the links above to see the Property Tax Special Report, Property Tax Glossary and other updates. 

Latest Resources

Our resources are continually updated, here's some of the newest resources.

U.S. Census 2020 FAQ for Cities in Iowa  Last updated November 9, 2021  When will cities…

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Attention City Administrators and City Clerks The League is excited to announce a partnership with the…

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The League Webinar Series features information and guidance on a wide range of issues important to city…

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