Iowa law as it pertains to Protesting your assessment to the Linn County Board of Review:
The county assessor is required to notify each property owner of their assessment each year by April 1st if there was a value change
Any property owner or aggrieved taxpayer who is dissatisfied with the property assessment may file a protest against such assessment with the board of Review on or after April 2nd, to and including April 30th, of the year of the assessment.
Said protest shall be in writing and signed by the one protesting or by the protester's duly authorized agent. The taxpayer may have an oral hearing thereon if request therefore in writing is made at the time of the filing the protest.
The board of review reviews all petitions and has the power to confirm or to adjust upward or downward any assessment.
The following Code Sections address and explain the Laws and Procedures associated with property assessments and filing a protest petition with the board of review: