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2017 Property Tax Statements for Real Estate and Mobile Homes were mailed on March 30th.  Printable copies of the 2017 tax statements are available online.

Taxpayers may pay taxes by using one of the following methods:

  • By mail – must be postmarked by the U.S. Post Office on or before the due date. Please mail payment and stub to Carver County, P.O. Box 69, Chaska, MN  55318-0069. 
     
  • In person – cash and check payments are accepted at the Taxpayer Services Department located in the Carver County Government Center, 600 East 4th Street, Chaska, MN from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday. Taxpayers should enter at the main entrance of the Government Center located by the flagpole and Veterans Memorial (Entrance #1).
     
  • 24-hour drop box – located in the main parking lot of the Carver County Government Center, 600 East 4th Street, Chaska, MN.
  • Chanhassen Service/License Center – located at 7808 Kerber Blvd., Chanhassen, MN from 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Payments may be dropped off at the drive-thru or an inside drop box. This location is only available for timely payments for the following dates:
    • Payments due in May can be accepted between April 24th and May 15th
    • Payments due in October can be accepted between September 25th and October 16th.
       
  • Online The online payment feature is only available for a current year tax payment. Note: Penalty on late tax payments accrues the day following the due date and increases monthly. Prior year delinquent payments cannot be paid online.  Online instructions are available. 
    • E-check - $1.20 service fee is applied to each transaction. When paying online, use only an ACH-allowed bank account to avoid any bank issues, penalty, and/or additional fees.
    • On-line credit and debit card payments - 2.35% service fee is applied to the tax amount (minimum fee of $1.20). Payments are considered timely if processed by 11:59 p.m. on the due date. To avoid potential technical problems, pay prior to the due date.
    • Returned payments - when making online payments, accurately key your account information to avoid returned payments which will result in additional fees and a penalty.

      Per Minnesota law, a service fee is applied to each transaction. Service fees are charged and retained by a third-party vendor for online payments. Payments are considered timely if processed by 11:59 p.m. on the due date.
       
  • Penalty must be added to the unpaid amount if not received on or before the due date. 
    • 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 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 toward second half payment. If you are unsure of how penalty is calculated or what is due, please contact us at (952) 361-1910. 

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