This site provides information for taxpayers of Minneapolis Public Schools regarding how the district's proposed referendum will affect their property taxes. The site was prepared by the school district's municipal advisors, Ehlers, in cooperation with the school district. If you have questions about the information on this site, you may call Ehlers at the numbers listed below.
The district will be holding a special election on November 6, 2018, seeking voter approval of two questions.
Question 1 would increase the district's operating referendum revenue by $485.00 per pupil. The proposed authority will increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for seven years, beginning with taxes payable in 2019. If approved, this will increase the district's revenue by approximately $18,040,000 for fiscal year 2019-20.
Question 2 would authorize a capital project levy of 2.249% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The revenue will provide funds for the purchase, installation, and maintenance of software applications and technology equipment, and for training and directly related personnel costs. The proposed capital project levy would raise approximately $12,000,000 for taxes payable in 2019, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for seven years.
For additional information on how the funds would be used, click on the "Return to School District Website" button above.
To determine the estimated impact of the proposed ballot questions on your 2019 taxes, either view the tax impact for sample property types and values here or follow the instructions below..
The 2018 Payable 2019 Estimated Market Value (EMV) is listed on the “Valuation Notice” mailed by your county in March 2018 (see example below). If you don't have that document available, find the information online using the instructions below or contact Hennepin County and ask for the 2018 EMV for taxes payable in 2019.
Property tax information – (612) 348-3011
If you own a RESIDENTIAL HOMESTEAD property, enter the Estimated Market Value below to see the estimated tax impact.If you own COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL property, enter the Estimated Market Value below to see the estimated tax impact.
Click the links below for information regarding how state and federal programs may reduce the net impact of the proposed property tax increases for some taxpayers.
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