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Business Property Tax Credit

Business Property Tax Credit

To Apply:

Applications can be made in person or online by way of the tax credit links at the bottom of a property report. The deadline for this application is July 1 for the current assessment year.

  • To apply online, use the parcel/property search to pull up your property record
  • On the report, scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Scott County Tax Credit Applications
  • Click on the appropriate credit, in this case the Business Property Tax Credit
  • Fill out and digitally sign the form, and click “Save” when complete
  • Optionally email yourself and/or download a copy
  • "Submit Application" and the application will be to sent directly to the Assessor’s Office

To Qualify:

Available to all Commercial and Industrial Classified properties in the State of Iowa

Certain commercial, industrial, and railroad properties qualify. Does not apply to residential or agriculturally classified property. One credit is available for each qualified property unit. A property unit consists of contiguous parcels of the same classification that are owned by the same person and operated by that person for a common use and purpose.

The actual amount of credit each property unit will receive depends in part upon the total value of all property units and the average consolidated rates in each unit.

History of BPTC Credit Amounts  

Average Business Property Tax Credit amounts in Scott County, Iowa.

  • 2013 - $800 (1st year available)
  • 2014 - $2,100
  • 2015 - $3,000

Contact the Scott County Asessor's Office or Davenport City Assessors’ Office for additional information.

Find more information at: https://tax.iowa.gov/property-tax-credits-and-exemptions

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