Property tax is collected on any property owned by a person or a business for the purpose of funding roads, public safety, and other operations performed by local Government. Anoka County, MN has created a video that explains the basics of Property Tax in Minnesota. This video explains how property taxes are collected, what impacts your property tax, and why property tax can fluctuate from year to year.
Official Notice of Local Sales and Use Taxes with Lyon County
Effective October 1, 2015, Lyon County has a 0.5 percent transit sales and use tax. The Minnesota Department of Revenue administers these taxes. Revenues will fund the projects identified in Resolution #2015-13, as listed in the Lyon County 2015 – 2024 10-year Highway Construction Plan.
This 0.5 percent transit tax applies to retail sales made within Lyon County. The transit use tax applies to taxable items used in the County if the local sales tax was not paid. Please see the attached sheet for more information.
Lyon County sales and use tax does not apply to sales of motor vehicles registered for road use. Fact Sheet 164, Local Sales and Use Taxes, contains more information about local taxes and is available at www.revenue.state.mn.us or directly at http://www.revenue.state.mn.us/businesses/sut/factsheets/FS164.pdf.
For specific tax information and assistance contact the Minnesota Department of Revenue at:
Phone: (651) 296-6181 or toll free 1-800-657-3777
Fax: (651) 556-3102
Write: Minnesota Revenue
Sales and Use Tax Division
Mail Station 6330
St. Paul, MN 55146-6330
Or visit the Minnesota Department of Revenue website at www.revenue.state.mn.us.