Property Tax Relief
In addition to assessing value to property, the Assessor also manages exemptions from property taxes. Here you will find more information on the various exemptions.
Each type of exemption has it's own unique application process - none are automatic. If after reading this information, you have more questions or would like to request an application, feel free to contact us.
Developers Infrastructure Exemption
Download the Developers Infrastructure Exemption (PDF).
The agricultural program, also known as the ag exemption, reduces the taxable value of agricultural land. Idaho Code describes agricultural land as: land actively devoted to agriculture and a part of a bona fide profit-making agricultural venture.
A homeowners exemption is a program that reduces property taxes for individuals who own and occupy their home as their primary residence. This is done by reducing the net taxable value of the home and up to one acre of land by half (up to a certain maximum).
The Property Tax Reduction program (formally known as the Circuit Breaker) reduces property taxes for qualified applicants. The amount of reduction is based on the total household income for the previous calendar year. If you qualify, the property taxes on your primary home and up to one acre of land may be reduced by as much as $1,320.00.
The Idaho Code describes forestland as privately-owned land held and used primarily to grow and harvest trees of a marketable species and may be further identified by consideration.