Iowa Program Eligibility
Property Tax-Aide features three widely available property tax relief programs for older Iowa residents, with one specifically for renters. They are the Homestead Tax Credit and Exemption, Property Tax Credit, and Rent Reimbursement programs.
The information on this page is updated as new information becomes available by the relevant tax agencies.
Homestead Tax Credit and Exemption
Claim must be filed on or before July 1 and submitted to the city or county assessor. Claim is allowed for successive years without further filing as long as eligible.
A claim filed after July 1 of the year for which the person is claiming the credit or exemption shall be considered a claim filed for the following year.
Property Tax Credit
Application form submitted to county treasurer on or before June 1, 2024. The treasurer may extend the filing deadline to March 31, 2025.
- Rent Reimbursement claim for 2023 can be filed until December 31, 2025.
- Rent Reimbursement claim for 2022 can be filed until December 31, 2024.
- Rent Reimbursement claims for 2021 can be filed until December 31, 2023.
- Applications are submitted to Iowa Department of Health and Human Services
Property Tax Suspension for SSI and SSA Recipients
Property Tax-Aide has independently selected the property tax relief programs featured on this website that we think are the most relevant and beneficial to older adults. It is not an exhaustive list of all property tax relief programs available in each state. Please consult your local tax agency for a comprehensive listing of property tax relief programs in your area.