Online application

Use this online tool to apply for property tax exemption by Feb. 1.

Before you begin

Choose the correct form

  • Purely public charities use the CR-IPPC form.
  • Nursing homes and boarding care homes use the CR-NBH form.
  • All other entities use the general tax exemption CR-PTE form.
  • Provide the information outlined or explain why you can't provide it.

Gather property details

  • Property address
  • Parcel identification number
  • Legal description of the property

Include these attachments

  • 501(c)(3) determination letter from the IRS
  • Articles of Incorporation, Charter and Bylaws, including all amendments
  • All active leases in the building or property; include a rent roll and site plan, if available
  • Written description of the organization, its mission, and the recipients of its services
  • Copies of your Federal 990 forms for the past three years.
  • If you don't file 990 forms, provide financial statements, including donations and other revenue and expenses.
  • Resident agreements and facility policies, if applicable

In addition

  • Institutions of purely public charity must provide a completed North Star Factors Survey.
  • Nursing and boarding care homes must provide:
    • Evidence the facility is certified to take part in the medical assistance program (Title 19 of the Social Security Act), or
    • The facility's discharge policy, showing residents are not discharged if they cannot pay.

Download the North Star Factors Survey

Charter schools

Charter school applicants have additional requirements

Signature and phone number

  • All applications must be signed and include a daytime contact phone number.
  • One of the following can serve as a signature on the online application.
    • Taxpayer name
    • Name of the taxpayer's authorized agent 
    • Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN)

Request accessible format

If you need help with this information, please email 311, or call 311 or 612-673-3000.

Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.


Property Tax Exemption

Assessing Department


Minneapolis Assessing Department
350 Fifth St. S., Room 100
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1323

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

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