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Important News


If you have just purchased a home, apply at the Assessor's office.

If you have served any military time, you may qualify for a military exemption.

Contact the Assessor's office if you have any questions.

--- 05/14/2019 ---

Notice & Call to Public Meeting

Governmental Body: Butler County Board of Review

Date of Meeting: Monday, May 20th & June 10th

Time of Meeting:8:30am

Place of Meeting: Assessor's Office

Public notice is hereby given that the Board of Review of Butler County, Iowa

will meet in regular session at the date, time, and place set forth herein.

Tentative agenda for said meeting is as follows:

1.Call to order and Roll Call

2. Discussion/Decide changes/actions

3. Any other business that may come before the board

4. Adjourn

--- 04/02/2019 ---

Butler County/Board of Review 2019 revised schedule

Butler County has been declared a federal disaster area.

Due to this declaration, the petition filing date to local Board of Review is extended to June 5 for all property owners in disaster areas.

Appeals to district court must still be filed within 20 days after the board of review adjourns or May 31, whichever date is later

Iowa Code Section 441.37(1)(a)

"In any county which has been declared to be a disaster area by proper federal authorities after March 1 and prior to May 20 of said year of assessment, the board of review shall be authorized to remain in session until June 15 and the time for filing a protest shall be extended to and include the period from May 25 to June 5 of such year."

Contact the Assessor's office for more information or for a disaster county petition to local Board of Review if you wish to appeal the 2019 assessment.




 Application must be filed on or before July 1.

A current benefits paid letter isssued within 12 mo of application date and a DD214 must be included with your application. To protect your privacy, do not send any personal health information.



Family Farm Tax Credit applications must be filed with the county assessor by

Nov 1st.

Please contact the assessor's office if you have any questions.


Business Property Tax Credit   Iowa Code Chapter 426C.3

Business property tax credit applications are due by July 1.

Applications received after July 1 will be considered as an application for the following year.

One credit is available to each eligible parcel classified and taxed as commercial,industrial, or railway property. 

Please contact the Assessor's Office for inquiries/applications.

319-267-2264  assessor@butlercoiowa.org



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Please note that the Iowa tax structuring system assesses property January 1st of every year.

Assessed values are based on land and improvements for each parcel.

Collection of property taxes begins 18 mo after the assessment date of January 1.

2018 Taxes: payable Sept 2019 & March 2020, are based on January 1, 2018 assessed values.

If you have questions pertaining to your assessed value(s), please contact the Assessor's Office.