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The County Board approved a penalty waiver process for taxpayers affected by the COVID-19 virus.
Contact us at (952) 361-1910 or custsvc@co.carver.mn.us for a form and information regarding the process.  The deadline is now July 15, 2020.

Per Minnesota law, penalty must be added to the unpaid amount if not received on or before the due date.  Penalty on late tax payments accrues the day following the due date and thereafter increases the first of each month. Please see Penalty Chart below.


  • Penalty rates range from 2% to 14%. The later the payment, the greater the penalty.
  • To avoid penalty:
    • Envelope must be postmarked on or before the due date. Only official U.S. postmark is used to determine payment mail date.
    • If using a bank's bill pay system, please verify the mailing requirements to allow for timely postmark. Also, make sure to accurately key all information to avoid delayed payments which could result in penalty.

Failure to receive a property tax statement does not exempt the taxpayer from timely payment of the taxes due. First half tax payments must be paid in full with penalty (if applicable) prior to applying money towards second half payment. If you are unsure of how penalty is calculated or what is due, please contact us at (952) 361-1910.

Property Type: May 16 June 1 July 1 Aug 1 Sep 1 Oct 1 Oct 16 Nov 1 Nov 16 Dec 1 Jan 2
Homesteads and Cabins
1st half 2% 4% 5% 6% 7% 8% 8% 8% - 8% 10%
2nd half - - - - - - 2% 4% - 5% 7%
Both unpaid - - - - - - 5% 6% - 6.5% 8.5%
Agricultural Homesteads
1st half 2% 4% 5% 6% 7% 8% 8% 8% 8% 8% 10%
2nd half - - - - - - - - 2% 4% 6%
Both unpaid - - - - - - - - 5% 6% 8%
Non-homesteads
1st half 4% 8% 9% 10% 11% 12% 12% 12% - 12% 14%
2nd half - - - - - - 4% 8% - 9% 11%
Both unpaid - - - - - - 8% 10% - 10.5% 12.5%
Agricultural Non-homesteads
1st half 4% 8% 9% 10% 11% 12% 12% 12% 12% 12% 14%
2nd half - - - - - - - - 4% 8% 10%
Both unpaid - - - - - - - - 8% 10% 12%
Personal Property 8% 8% 8% 8% 8% 8% 8% 8% 8% 8% 8%
Manufactured Homes
1st half - - - - 8% 8% 8% 8% 8% 8% 8%
2nd half - - - - - - - - 8% 8% 8%