West Burlington

Economic Development

FOR SINGLE- FAMILY, PARTIAL OR FULL TAX EXEMPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE! DUPLEX, AND MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION, ADDITIONS, IMPROVEMENTS!

What is Tax Abatement? A Tax Abatement is a temporary reduction in property taxes on the portion of assessed value that is added by new construction, additions, or improvements to an existing structure. 

New Residential

New Residential

NEW RESIDENTIAL 

FULL EXEMPTION 

5 YEARS - 100% 

(ON FIRST $75,000 OF ADDED VALUE) 

(includes single-family & duplexes) 

MULTI-RESIDENTIAL 

FULL EXEMPTION 

5 YEARS - 100% 

(ON VALUE ADDED) 

(3 or more units) 

ABANDONED PROPERTY 

PARTIAL EXEMPTION 

15 YEARS - 

80%, 75%, 70%, 65%, 60%, 

55%, 50%, 45%, 40%, 35%, 

30%, 25%, 20%, 20%, 20% 

(ON VALUE ADDED) 

FULL EXEMPTION 

5 YEARS - 100% 

(ONVALUE ADDED) 

Blight Area

New construction, improvements, remodeling, or additions in the City's designated Blight Area qualify for a 

FULL EXEMPTION 

10 YEARS - 100% 

(OF ADDED VALUE) 

(see map identifying Blight Area) 

Commercial

Commercial

PARTIAL EXEMPTION

10 YEARS -

80%, 70%, 60%, 50%, 40%,

30%, 20%, 20%

(ON ADDED VALUE)

FULL EXEMPTION

3 YEARS - 100%

(ON ADDED VALUE)

Industrial

Industrial

PARTIAL EXEMPTION

10 YEARS -

80%, 70%, 60%, 50%, 40%,

30%, 20%, 20%

(ON ADDED VALUE)

FULL EXEMPTION

Not available

Requirements

  • One tax abatement per property. 
  • Must be located within West Burlington city limits. 
  • Apply for Tax Abatement prior to or concurrently with the building permit. 
  • The property owner must apply. 
  • Improvements must increase residential property value by at least 10% and Commercial property by at least 15%. 
  • Improvements must comply with City Codes 
  • The County Assessor will determine the actual increase in value. 

To see if your next project qualifies for a Tax Abatement contact West Burlington City Hall.
City Administrator Gregg Mandsager
Phone: 1 (319) 752-5451
Email: cityadministrator@westburlington.org

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