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In order to determine that you meet all of the above criteria, you may be asked to verify the address on your Minnesota driver’s license, the address where you are registered to vote, your primary mailing address, or other factual information.
You may apply for homestead any time during the year after purchasing and moving into a new property. If you own and occupy your home by December 31 and apply for homestead by December 31 of the current year, you may qualify for taxes payable the following year.
You are required to provide the Social Security number for:• All owners who occupy the property• The spouse of each owner who occupies the property– whether they own the property or not.Social Security numbers and other proofs are private data, and will only be shared with tax administrators on a business-need-to-know basis. You may refuse to provide this information, but refusal will disqualify you from receiving homestead classification.