Property Taxes

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The City of Shakopee accounts for approximately one-third of a homeowner’s total property tax bill. The remainder is comprised of taxes for school districts, Scott County and various minor taxing jurisdictions.

Understanding your property tax changes 2017 [PDF]

Property valuation

The Scott County Property and Taxation Office is responsible for assessing property values on behalf of the city.

Your property's valuation is included in the annual tax statement mailed each spring (typically in March) by Scott County. 

Property tax payments

If you are responsible for paying your own property tax (e.g., you do not escrow with your mortgage company), you will find payment coupons for your property taxes in the annual Scott County tax statement.

  • First-half due May 15
  • Second-half due Oct. 15

Appeal a valuation - Spring

Property owners who disagree with the valuation of their home or business can appeal to the Scott County Board of Appeal and Equalization at the annual Shakopee Open Book meeting, held in May.

If you have questions about your assessment, contact the Scott County assessor listed on your value notice. For more information, visit the Scott County website.

Attend annual public tax meeting - Late fall

Each fall (typically early November), Scott County sends out proposed property tax statements for the coming year. These statements include preliminary tax impacts from the city, county, school district and other taxing jurisdictions, as well as any voter-approved levies.

The City Council holds a public meeting in early December at which residents have the opportunity to address the City Council regarding their proposed property tax statements. Residents cannot appeal property valuations at this meeting.

Visit the Budget page to learn more about the city's budget and levy process.

Locate my tax information

The Scott County website is a great resource for researching property tax information for individual parcels.

Screenshot from Scott County website

Homestead filing

You may file for homestead status at the Customer Service Center for Scott County, 200 Fourth Ave. W., Shakopee. New property owners are required to file for homestead classification by Dec. 15.

Call (952) 496-8150 or visit Scott County’s website for more information.