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The compensation of each special assessor and deputies, appointed under the provisions of
section 270C.94 and the expenses as such, shall be fixed by the commissioner and paid out of
money appropriated for operation of the department. The commissioner on August 1 shall notify
the auditor of each affected county of the amount thereof paid on behalf of such county since
August 1 of the preceding year, whereupon the county auditor shall levy a tax upon the taxable
property in the assessment district or districts wherein such reassessment was made sufficient
to pay the same. One-half of such tax shall be levied in the year in which the commissioner so
notifies the county auditor and the remaining one-half shall be levied in the following year.
The respective counties shall reimburse the state by paying one-half of the tax so assessed on
or before July 1 and the remaining one-half on or before December 1 in the year in which the
tax is payable, whether or not the tax was collected by the county. The reimbursement shall be
credited to the general fund. If any county fails to reimburse the state within the time specified
herein, the commissioner is empowered to order withholding of state aids or distributions to
such county equal to the amount delinquent.
History: 2005 c 151 art 1 s 110; 2006 c 212 art 1 s 14