Local Government Online Resources

Below are online resources for the Local Government program.
Resource Description
Property Valuation Reports

The Local Government Property Valuation System provides a number of public reports.

School Funding in Iowa

Overview of the School Aid and Levy Worksheet

Verify Review of Preliminary Tax Certification or Submit Levy Reductions

Use this form to verify review of preliminary tax certification or submit levy reductions.

 

Local Budget Submission

Link to online system to submit budgets and reports for: County, Ag Extension, County/City Assessors, County Hospitals, & Townships, Benefited Fire, Lighting, Water Districts, and Misc Budgets (DART, EMC, E911, Rural Improvement Zones, Recreational Water, Sanitary Sewer Districts).  Password required.

City/School Budget Submission

Link to system for cities and schools to upload appropriate budget files.

Public Local Budget/Report Access

Provides access to: County, Ag Extension, County/City Assessors, County Hospitals, & Townships, Benefited Fire, Lighting, Water Districts, and Misc Budgets (DART, EMC, E911, Rural Improvement Zones, Recreational Water, Sanitary Sewer Districts)

City Annual Financial Report Submittal

Online system managed by the Iowa Auditor of State for cities to file their annual financial reports.

City Audit/Examination Resources

Auditor of State's website devoted to providing resources to cities and independent auditors providing audit and examination services to cities.

Property Valuation System

This system provides the means for Iowa County Auditors to submit valuation data, and the means for anyone to retrieve valuation data, upon which property taxes will be levied next fiscal year.  Password required to submit valuation data.

Annual Urban Renewal Reports

Online system providing public access to annual reports filed by communities that have an “active” Urban Renewal in place during the year.  Password access required for report submission.

City Budget Revenues by Fund by Fiscal Year

Revenue line item data extracted from the yearly certified budget of Iowa cities beginning with FY 2005.

Submit Urban Renewal Report

A link to the website for completing and submitting the Annual Urban Renewal Report (TIF Report).

Levy Expirations - VPPEL and ISL

This worksheet identifies the final fiscal year a district is authorized for the Instructional Support Levy (ISL) and the Voter approved Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (VPPEL).  If the date is 2018 the district must submit the following the the Department of Management by April 15, 2018 to have the levy in place for FY 2019:

  • ISL - board resolution, after waiting 28 days for a petition to be filed.
  • VPPEL - abstract of votes (from your county auditor) along with full ballot language indicating the number of years, levy amount, and if the district is funding a portion of the levy with income surtax.
City Annual Financial Report

Provides access to the City Annual Financial Reports on the Auditor of State's website.

City Budget and Actual Expenditures

The budget and actual expenditures self-reported by each city via their yearly budget forms filed with the Department of Management. Actual expenditure data lags budget expenditures by a couple of fiscal years.  Dataset begins in FY 2007.

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