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Important Dates
January 1 – Effective date of current assessment

April 2-25 (inclusive) – property owner may request an informal review of their assessment by the Assessor

April 2-30* (inclusive) – formal protest of assessment period for filing with the local Board of Review

May 1 – adjournment** – Board of Review meets each year 

October 9-31 (inclusive) – protest period for filing with Board of Review on those properties affected by changes in value as a result of the Director of Revenue Equalization Orders (odd numbered years)

January 1-December 31 – period for filing for Homestead Credit and Military Exemption
If the home qualifies, and the property owner files on or before July 1, the credit or exemption will go into effect for the current assessment year. If the property owner files after July 1, the credit or exemption will go into effect the year following the sign up.

*If a county is declared a Disaster County, the formal protest period is extended April 2-June 5

**If a county is declared a Disaster County, the Board of Review will be in extended session, May 1-June 15
    114 E. 6th St.
    Carroll, Iowa 51401

    The Assessor's office is located in the Southwest corner of the first floor of the courthouse

    Cindy Heuton

    Judy Schreck
    Office Manager

    Phone: 712-792-9973

    Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.