Destroyed Property

Damage to either real property or manufactured homes must be reported to us at the county auditor's office in order for you to receive tax relief on next year's taxes. Damage resulting from either demolition or natural disasters such as fire, tornado or flooding can be reported. Landlords may report damage caused by tenants. Tax relief is extended according to the following schedule. Please go to Forms / Publications to print an application for Valuation Deduction for Destroyed or Damaged Real Property (under Real Estate).

Calendar quarter in which property was damaged Application deadline Percentage deduction allowed
January-March December 31 100%
April-June December 31 75%
July-September December 31 50%
October-December January 31 25%