Frequently asked questions from County of Anoka

When are my property taxes due?

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How your property is classified and/or the tax amount, will determine when your taxes are due. Residential homestead, cabins, commercial/industrial and residential non-homestead property with a bill over $100 is due May 15 and October 15 Agricultural homestead and agricultural non-homestead property with a bill over $100 is due May 15 and Nov 15 All real estate property with the tax bill amount of $100 and under are all due May 15 (At the December 14, 2010 Anoka County Board Meeting, Resolution #2010-171 was passed allowing property owners who have multiple parcels (linked property) with aggregate taxes exceeding $100 to make payments in two installments as provided for in Minn. Stat. § 279.01, subd. 1.) Personal property - structures located on leased government land with a bill over $50 may be paid in 2 installments on May 15 and October 15 All other personal property taxes are due in full on May 15 Manufactured Homes over $50 are due August 31 and November 15 Manufactured Homes $50 and under are due August 31 If any of the due dates fall on a weekend, the taxes are due the next business day.

If I pay my property taxes late, is there a penalty?

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If you pay your first half or second half property tax after the due dates, a penalty will be added to your tax. The later you pay the greater the penalty you must pay. The taxes for Personal Property located on leased government-owned land may be paid in two installments which are due at the same time as real estate property taxes, and which are subject to the same penalty schedule and penalty rates as real estate property taxes. All other Personal Property taxes are due in full on or before May 15, 20XX. If an installment due date falls on a weekend, it is due the next business day.

Why do I have to pay late fees if I didn’t receive my tax statement?

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Only one tax statement per parcel is mailed per year, statements are mailed in mid March. A change in the ownership recorded after January 1 of the current year will not initiate the mailing of a new statement. The statement will be sent to the previous owner / or taxpayer. If you paid off or refinanced your mortgage and were escrowing your tax payment, you are responsible for paying the taxes due. Failure to timely pay your taxes due to not receiving or having a tax statement will not forgive the imposition of penalty and interest. If you have not received your tax statement(s) by April 1st on any year, please call 763-323-5400 and request a duplicate.

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

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The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, tiredness, and dry cough. Some patients may have aches and pains, nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat or diarrhea. These symptoms are usually mild and begin gradually. Some people become infected but don’t develop any symptoms and don't feel unwell.

Most people (about 80%) recover from the disease without needing special treatment. Around 1 out of every 6 people who get COVID-19 becomes seriously ill and develops difficulty breathing. Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like high blood pressure, heart problems or diabetes, are more likely to develop serious illness.

People with fever, cough and difficulty breathing should seek medical attention.

Where can I find more information about all the cases in the US?

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You can find a detailed map with the spread of the cases here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-in-us.html

What should I do if I am sick?

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If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.

You can read more about what the CDC recommends here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/steps-when-sick.html

Where can I find the information of COVID-19 cases reported in the State of Minnesota?

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You can find the list of cases reported/tested in the State of Minnesota along with the county breakdown here

When can I apply for unemployment benefits in Minnesota?

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It is recommend to Apply for benefits the same week you become unemployed or your hours are greatly reduced. 

How much can I receive as unemployment benefits in Minnesota?

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Your weekly benefit amount is about 50 percent of your average weekly wage up to a state maximum of $740. Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) will mail you a Determination of Benefit Account that shows your weekly benefit amount and total amount of benefits available.

  • The determination does not necessarily mean you will receive benefits.
  • DEED will mail you a separate determination if we need to make a decision about your eligibility for benefits.

When do I request a benefit payment?

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You must request a payment for each week you are unemployed. Request a payment even if we are deciding your eligibility or you are waiting for an appeal hearing or decision. You may lose payments for weeks you do not request on time.

What information is required to be able to apply for unemployment benefits in Minnesota?

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Before you start the application, you should know or have available the following information:

  • Social Security number
  • Driver's license number or other state government identification number
  • Contact information (mailing address and telephone number)
  • Employment history for the past 18 months, including:
    • Each employer's name, address and telephone number
    • Dates of employment (month and year)
    • Pay rate
    • Reason you no longer work for the employer
  • If you want direct deposit, your bank account number and routing number. You can also request direct deposit at a later time. 

You may also need:

  • DD-214 Member 4 (not mandatory to apply) if you served in the military in the past 18 months
  • SF 8 and SF50 if you were a federal employee in the past 18 months
  • Work authorization document if you are not a U.S. citizen
  • Trade union name and local number of your hiring hall if you are a union member

Who can register to vote in Minnesota?

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You must be:

  • A U.S. citizen
  • At least 18 years old on Election Day
  • A resident of Minnesota for 20 days
  • Finished with all parts of any felony sentence

Please note that you can vote while under guardianship unless a judge specifically has revoked your right to vote. You cannot vote if a court has ruled that you are legally incompetent.

What is the deadline to registr?

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Unlike many states, you can wait until Election Day to register in Minnesota. However, it is encouraged that you to register before Election Day—it will save you time at the polling place.

  • The deadline to register online is 11:59 p.m., 21 days before Election Day.
  • The deadline to register on paper is 5 p.m., 21 days before Election Day.
  • Otherwise, you can register on Election day at your polling place.

How to Pay Property taxes Online in the County of Anoka?

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How to Corona COVID-19 Response Online in the County of Anoka?

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How to Renew Vehicle Registration Online in the County of Anoka?

You can access all the information on how to Renew Vehicle Registration Online here.

How to Apply for Unemployment Insurance Online in the County of Anoka?

You can access all the information on how to Apply for Unemployment Insurance Online here.

How to Register to Vote Online in the County of Anoka?

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