If voters approve the referendum requests, the average homeowner ($350,000 home) would see a tax increase of about $36 per month.
Voters can see that school district property taxes have actually declined over the last six years, even with the 2013 and 2015 voter approved referendas. See Levy Impact Comparison chart here.
Property Tax Refunds
You may be eligible for a refund based on your household income and the property taxes paid on your primary residence in Minnesota. The following information is for the 2018 tax year, so figures may change slightly for 2019 taxes.
- Renters with total household income less than $61,320 may qualify for a refund of up to $2,150.
- Homeowners with total household income less than $113,150 may qualify for a refund of up to $2,770.
- Homeowners may also be eligible for a special property tax refund. This refund has no income limit and the maximum refund is $1,000. You may qualify if all of the following are true:
- You lived in your home on January 2, 2018 and January 2, 2019
- Your net property tax on your homestead increased by more than 12% from 2018 to 2019
- The increase was at least $100.