Assessing and Property Tax

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The Assessing Division estimates market value and classifies more than 22,000 properties for property tax purposes.

Market Value
The market values of homes must be in compliance with standards established by the Minnesota Department of Revenue and Minnesota Statutes. The market value should also represent the most probable selling price of the property as of the assessment date.

Application for Homestead
Apply Online
The online homestead application is designed to ease the process of declaring a homestead for Hennepin County residents.

Homeowners can apply for homestead online at

  • You may qualify for homestead if you own and occupy your home as your primary residence.
  • A relative of the owner may qualify for a relative homestead when living in the owner’s house.
  • Homeowners can track the application status online throughout the process.
  • To protect private information, the online application uses a secure server and applicant registration with email login, and password protection. Information is not shared with outside parties.

Apply In Person
To apply for homestead classification in person, the following information must be presented to the Assessing Division at the Eden Prairie City Center:

Assessing Division Staff

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