Tax Director


Below are the documents to apply for the Farm Residence Exemption.  There are six different categories (Active farmer, Vacant residence, Farm laborer residence, Retired farmer, Beginning farmer and Surviving spouse).  Select which one you’d like to apply.   The application must be filed on or before February 1, 2021.

To qualify as an Active farmer, you must verify that 66 percent or more of your total annual gross income comes from farming activities.  You can verify income using your 2019 or 2020 income. Please click on the correct tax year form below, and submit it to our office by March 31.  If you qualified in 2020 as an Active Farmer, then you only need to fill out the Application Form.  If you did not qualify in 2020, then you will need to fill out the Application Form and either the 2019 or 2020 Statement of Farm Gross Income.

2019 Statement of Farm Gross Income


Application for Farm Residence Property Tax Exemption 2021



Homestead Property Tax Credit (click to view application)

The homestead property tax credit is a North Dakota property tax credit that reduces the property taxes of eligible individuals.  Eligibility requirements:

  • Individuals who are 65 years of age or older, or individuals who are permanently and totally disabled
  • And if your income is $42,000 or less per year


Disabled Veterans Property Tax Credit (click to view application)

Enacted in 2009 by the North Dakota State Legislature, the disabled veterans credit is a property tax credit that is available to veterans of the United States armed forces with a disability of 50% or greater.

If you would like to apply for any of the above exemptions, please fill out the form for the exemption and return it to the Cavalier County Tax Director office. Exemptions may be mailed in, dropped off in person or submitted via email to [email protected] or [email protected]

Click here to view our Residential and Commercial Property Cards

Click here to view our GIS Website


901 3rd St. Suite 2,

Langdon, ND 58249
email: [email protected]

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