Applying for the Iowa Homestead Tax Credit

This credit is available if you own and occupy a home as your primary residence in Iowa.  To be eligible, you must apply for the credit on or before July 1 (or the next business day if July 1 falls on a weekend).  You need only apply once and the credit will continue each year that you live in the home. 

 

Polk County

For full information, check: http://web.assess.co.polk.ia.us/cgi-bin/web/tt/infoqry.cgi?tt=adjustments/summary/HSC

To find your book / page number for the application: 

  • Go to the Polk County property search page: http://web.assess.co.polk.ia.us/cgi-bin/web/tt/infoqry.cgi?tt=home/index
  • Search for your address (just put the street number and street name, such as 999 19th)
  • Confirm that the ownership record is correct (you should be listed).  
  • On the ownership record, the Book / Page will be listed.  This is what should be used on the application.  

Dallas County

  • Go to the Dallas County property search page: https://beacon.schneidercorp.com/Application.aspx?AppID=909&LayerID=17429&PageTypeID=2&PageID=7823
  • Search for your address (just put the street number and street name, and select the correct address when it appears)
  • Confirm that the ownership record is correct (you should be listed).
  • Scroll down to the Homestead Tax Credit section and click on the link that states: Apply online for the Iowa Homestead Tax Credit.
  • Fill out the application.  Click on the Save button at the top left of the screen.
  • To submit the application electronically, click on the Submit Application.  

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