How is my property value determined?
Depending on the classification of the property, the assessment is to represent the market value of the property unless otherwise provided by the Iowa Code. Residential, agricultural dwellings, commercial, and industrial classed properties are to be assessed at market value. Changes in market value as indicated by research, sales ratio studies and analysis of local conditions as well as economic trends both in and outside the construction industry are used in determining your assessment. Agricultural land and buildings are valued on productivity and net earning capacity.

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1. What is classification?
2. When are assessment notices mailed?
3. How is my property value determined?
4. What if I disagree with the assessed value of my property?
5. My assessment has not changed, so why have my property taxes increased?
6. What is taxable value?
7. What is a rollback?
8. What is a Levy Rate?