Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Tax Assessors' Office
220 North Washington Avenue
Cerro Gordo County Courthouse
Mason City, Iowa 50401
Where is the Cerro Gordo County Tax Assessor's Office?
What can the Cerro Gordo County Assessor's Office do for me?
The Cerro Gordo County Tax Assessor's Office oversees the appraisal and assessment of properties as well as the billing and collection of property taxes for all taxable real estate located in Cerro Gordo County.
Contact the assessor's office if you need help with paying your property taxes, applying for a homestead exemption or other tax exemption, reporting upgrades to your home, appealing your property tax assessment, or verifying your property records.
Submitting a Cerro Gordo County property tax appeal
If you believe that your house has been unfairly overappraised (i.e. appraised at a value higher than the true market value of the property), you can attempt to get your home re-appraised at a lower value by contacting the Assessor's Office to submit a property tax appeal.
You will have to submit a form describing your property and sufficient proof that it is overassessed, including valuations of similar homes nearby as evidence. If your appeal is accepted, your home assessment (and property taxes) will be lowered as a result.
If you would like to appeal your property, call the Cerro Gordo County Assessor's Office at (641) 421 3065 and ask for a property tax appeal form. Keep in mind that property tax appeals are generally only accepted in a 1-3 month window each year.
For more information and example appeals, see how to appeal your property taxes.
Useful Cerro Gordo County Facts:
The median home value in Cerro Gordo County is between $102,969.00 and $112,831.00. Property tax rates are based on property values.
How can I contact Cerro Gordo County?
You can try contacting the Cerro Gordo County local government directly with any issues the Assessor's Office can't solve. In many counties, certain property records such as deeds are kept in the county courthouse or county archives instead of at the tax assessors' office.
The county seat for Cerro Gordo County is located in the County Courthouse in Mason City, which is where the Cerro Gordo County Assessors' Office is also located. You can direct your general inquiries to Cerro Gordo County with the contact info listed below.
Cerro Gordo County Phone Number
Cerro Gordo County Fax Number
Cerro Gordo County County Courthouse Address
220 N Washington Ave
Mason City, IA 50401-3254
Useful Cerro Gordo County Links:
- Make a Property Tax Payment
- Cerro Gordo County Assessors' Office Homepage
- Property Tax Search Tool
- County Maps
- Cerro Gordo County Government Homepage