Property taxes

Property tax levy

The property tax levy is designed to share the cost of government services. The cost of government services determines the property tax levy, not your estimated market value.House shaped infographic showing property tax jurisdictions

The property tax levy reflects the budgets and expenses of all the various taxing jurisdictions (i.e. city, county, school district) in which you reside. 

Property tax 

The property tax reflects the sum of “your share” of the property tax levy of the various taxing jurisdictions in which you reside. It fluctuates based on changing budgets of the various taxing jurisdictions and shifts in a property’s share of total estimated market value.

When are property taxes due?

Property taxes are due May 15 and October 15 of each year.

How do I pay my property taxes?

Property tax payments are made to Hennepin County. For more information, see property tax payment options (Hennepin County website).

Where can I learn more?


Annual assessment and property tax calendar

January

  • January 2: The assessor's office determines the annual assessment and property classification. This assessed value and property classification is the basis for property taxes payable the following year.

February

  • February 1: Deadline for exempt property to file a property tax exemption.

March

  • Hennepin County mails property tax statements to property owners.
  • The City of Maple Grove mails valuation and classification notices to property owners.

April

  • The City of Maple Grove conducts the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization meeting. This meeting provides property owners with an appeal option for a property's current valuation and/or property classification. Contact Assessing if you would like to attend the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization meeting.
  • April 30: Deadline to file an appeal with the Minnesota Tax Court.

May

  • May 1: Deadline to file green acres and/or rural preserve application for the current year.
  • May 15: First half of property taxes due to Hennepin County.

June

  • Hennepin County conducts the County Board of Appeal and Equalization. This meeting provides property owners with a continued appeals option for a property's current valuation and/or property classification. You must first attend the Maple Grove Local Board of Appeal and Equalization. To attend the County Board of Appeal and Equalization, contact the Hennepin County Assessor's Office.

July

  • July 1: Senior citizen's deadline to file for the property tax deferral for the following tax year.

August

  • August 15: Deadline to file property tax refund with the Minnesota Department of Revenue (Form M1PR).

October

  • October 15: Second half of property taxes due to Hennepin County.

November

  • Hennepin County mails truth-in-taxation notices to property owners.

December

  • City of Maple Grove conducts truth-in taxation hearing.
  • December 31: Deadline to qualify and apply for the homestead classification.