Credits and Exemptions

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Homestead Credit/Miltary Exemption/ Business Property Tax Exemption

Homestead Credit

If you have recently purchased a new or different home and have not been to the Assessor's Office to sign your Homestead Credit Application, be sure to visit us Monday thru Friday 8:00 to 4:30.  We are located at 801 Court Street Adel, Iowa on the second floor of the Courthouse - room 204.  You may stop before July 1, to sign your Homestead Credit Application, or you may complete your homestead credit form online and mail or fax it to us by using the link to the left.

Military Exemption

Also if you have ever served active duty in the military bring an original or a certified copy of your DD-214 discharge papers to be recorded at the Recorders Office. Then stop in the Assessors Office to file the proper Application. If you have any further questions please give us a call at (515) 993-5802.  This form may NOT be completed online.   You MUST come in to our office to apply for your military exemption.

Business Property Tax Credit

Certain property owners may file for this credit (using the link on the left) if their property is commercial or industrial but NOT an apartment, mobile home park, manufactured home community, assisted living facility or a property primarily used for human habitation containign 3 or more separate dwelling units.   This form may NOT be completed online at this time, but must be faxed to 515-993-5822 or mailed to Dallas County Assessor, 801 Court St, Adel, IA, 50003.  Click here to access Business Property Tax Credit Form