Attention homebuyers! If you purchased your home this year, you might be eligible for a a $4,850 property tax credit. You must file on or before July 1, 2016.
Eligibility: Must own and occupy the property as a homestead on July 1 of each year, declare residency in Iowa for income tax purposes and occupy the property for at least six months each year. Persons in the military or nursing homes who do not occupy the home are also eligible. (Iowa Department of Revenue)
Application: Homestead Tax Credit Form
City/County Assessor Contact Information
Contact your county or city assessor for full details and questions.