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  • Property Taxes

    This video explains how property taxes are determined and why they are necessary. The Assessor's Office does not determine property taxes. Click the title to view.

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  • Assessment Discovery Process

    In order to determine fair and equitable property values, it is sometimes necessary to complete a physical inspection of a property. This video explains what will happen when a representative of the Assessor's Office visits your property. Click the title to view.

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  • Who Are Assessors?

    Who are assessors? What does the Mason City Assessor's Office do? What's a property assessment? This short video explains why the assessor's office exists, and how property values are determined. Click the title to view.

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  • City Assessor's Office Launches New Website

    Several months of hard work and dedication have resulted in the launch of a new and improved website for the Mason City Assessor’s Office. Click the headline to find out what's new.

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  • 2017 Residential Reappraisal Project

    Data from the reappraisal was delivered to our office at the beginning of January. We are currently reviewing the work done by Vanguard, and will prepare value change notices to be delivered to property owners at the end of March.

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