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TAXING DISTRICTS

Bannock County Taxing Districts.

What is a Taxing District?

A taxing district is an entity which is authorized by law to levy taxes to provide services to a group of property owners in a particular area.  Idaho code 63-3101 defines a taxing district as any county, any political subdivision of the state, any municipal corporation, including specially chartered cities, any school districts, including specially chartered school districts, any quasi-municipal corporation, or any other public corporation authorized by law to levy taxes. The most well-known taxing districts are school districts, cities, highway districts, cemetery districts and fire protection districts. There are other less-known districts such as ambulance, hospital, and abatement districts.

In Bannock County, besides the county, there are other taxing districts which include cities, schools, cemeteries, libraries, highways, ambulance, abatement, and fire districts. See Bannock County Taxing Districts.

Who spends my Property Taxes?

Bannock County property tax dollars are spent by local units of governments*.  No Bannock County property taxes go to the State or Federal government.  Who receives your tax dollar payment is determined by the code area in which your assessed property is located (See Bannock County Taxing Districts Code Area Map).  Your assessment notice as well as your tax bill identifies the appropriate code area and thus the local taxing districts which levy a tax on your property to fund the services they provide.

*Some property tax dollars may go to urban renewal projects if such an agency is created as per Idaho Code.

How many Taxing Districts are there in Bannock County?

There are 32 Taxing Districts in Bannock County. The remaining 31 taxing districts are composed of seven cities, five school districts, seven fire districts, six cemetery districts, two library districts, two highway districts, one county and one county-wide ambulance district.  Six districts are joint taxing districts which means that they have assessed valuation in more than one county.  The levy for these joint districts must be the same in all counties. Any one taxpayer pays only to a subset of these taxing districts (See Bannock County Taxing Districts Code Area Map).

How is a Taxing District’s property tax dollar amount determined?

Property taxes are calculated as a residual amount as per Idaho Code.  This means that the taxing district must first determine all available sources of revenues other than property tax (including any uncommitted fund reserves).  This total revenue is then subtracted from the taxing district’s adopted expenditure budget to determine the amount of property tax revenue needed.  The following is an example of how this process worked for one Bannock County taxing district.

 

Taxing District Fiscal Year Expenditure Budget

 

$32,552,401

Less Estimated Other Revenue:

  

   Intergovernmental 

5,693,953

 

   Interest on Investment

 573,000

 

   Licenses and Fees

413,904

 

   Charges

9,447,781

 

   Fines

774,700

 

   Miscellaneous

230,578

 

   Extra Reserves

1,244,199

 

Total Other Revenues

 

18,378,115

Balance to be Levied from Property Taxes

 

$14,174,286

How is a Taxing District’s assessed valuation determined?

The valuation for a taxing district is the sum of all individually assessed property within its boundaries. Even though Idaho Code states that property is to be appraised at 100% of market value many of the properties are less than full market value because of  certain allowable exemptions such as the homeowners or hardship exemptions.  There are three tax rolls that comprise the total assessed valuation as used to compute the yearly tax levy.  The Regular Roll is the major roll produced by the County assessor’s office.  This contains all county property assessed by the assessor as of January 1st.   Along with this roll is an estimated Sub Roll that is a total assessed valuation estimated by the county assessor for any property not in existence on January 1st but which becomes taxable property sometime later during that calendar year. The third tax roll comes from the State Tax Commission.  For state-wide uniformity purposes,  the State Tax Commission assesses all state public utilities and those values are given to the counties by September 1st on the State Utility Rolls.  The regular and estimated sub rolls are available in July of each year.  As previously mentioned the state utility roll is not available until early September.  The following is an example of one taxing district’s total assessed valuation as used to compute its yearly levy.

Regular Roll

$2,434,686,043

Estimated Sub Roll 

4,067,215

State Utility Roll 

 144,907,809

Total Taxing District’s Assessed Valuation

$2,583,661,067

How is a Taxing District’s levy determined?

After the total assessed valuation (excluding any allowable exemptions) for a district, as well as the total property tax dollar request for that taxing district is determined, a tax levy can be computed.  The levy is a nine digit decimal that is computed by dividing the total tax dollar request by the total assessed valuation.  This total levy may be comprised of several allowable individual levies which will sum to the total allowable taxing district levy.  The following is an example of one taxing district’s total levy and the individual levies that comprise the total levy.

Total Levy:
Total Property tax dollars requested $14,174,286
Assessed Valuation (after exemptions) $2,583,661,067    = .005486124

Individual Fund Levies:

 

Current Expense

.001886468

Indigent

.000305455

Justice Fund

.001993206

District Court

.000275800 

Noxious Weed

.000103119

Appraisal

.000236088

Health District 

.000147479

Fair Exhibit 

.000083350

Fair Maintenance

.000060033

Fair District

.000002822

Historical Society

.000019822

Veterans Memorial

.000023744

Junior College

.000014102

Tort 

.000136529

Jail Bond

.000193524

Utility Refund

.000004583

 Total Taxing District Levy

.005486124

How is my Property Tax computed?

The taxable assessed value of my property (after any homeowners exemption or other applicable exemption) is multiplied by the total levies of all applicable taxing districts in my code area (See Bannock County Code Area Map) to determine the property tax amount due.  The following is an example of the tax computation for a tax payer who lives in the City of Pocatello.

Taxing Districts within Code Area 01 (City of Pocatello):

Bannock County

.005486124

City of Pocatello

.010000107

School District #25

.007568991

County Road and Bridge

.000402417

County Ambulance

.000272165

Code Area 01 Total Levy

.023729804

Assessed Valuation:

House Value

$80,000

Lot Value

20,000

Total Value 

100,000

Minus Homeowners Exemption

<50,000>

   Total Taxable Value

 $50,000

Therefore the total property taxes to be paid: $50,000 x .023729804 = $1,186.49

How often do my Property Taxes change?

Property taxes are assessed once a year.  Property tax bills are usually received by the 4th Monday in November and can be paid in two installments.  One installment of the tax bill is due by December 20th and the second installment is due by June 20th of the following year.  The market value on which your tax bill is computed has been determined as of January 1st.  The tax rate used to compute your property tax bill was set by mid September and verified by the State Tax Commission shortly thereafter.  This rate is a total of each applicable taxing district’s levy as determined from the allowable property tax request as submitted to the County Commission by the first part of September.

What are the current Property Tax rates in Bannock County?

Taxing districts must have their property tax dollar request to the County by the first part of September. These requests are divided by the total assessed valuation for that taxing district to determine a tax or levy rate. Each district usually has more than one levy rate which is then combined for a total taxing district levy rate. See Current Bannock County Tax Levies for the current levies. Remember that these total individual taxing district levies are combined with other applicable taxing district levies (as determined by the code area in which the property is located) when determining one’s total property tax levy, which is then multiplied by one’s individual property tax value to obtain the tax due amount.

How does Bannock County Property Taxes compare to other jurisdictions?

Bannock County’s levy rates are sometimes compared to other Idaho counties. The most frequently compared levies are those of residents who reside in the code area containing the county seat. This comparison would parallel a resident in Bannock County’s county seat of the City of Pocatello to residents in the City of Idaho Falls (Bonneville County), the City of Caldwell (Canyon County), the City of Coeur d’Alene (Kootenai County), and the City of Twin Falls (Twin Falls County). These counties are used when comparing counties of approximately the same population size. Ada County is also included to compare the activities of Idaho’s largest county. The Associated Taxpayers of Idaho annually publishes all State of Idaho Property tax levies. 

Bannock County Taxing Districts

Taxing authorities such as counties, cities, school districts, fire districts, etc., set operating budgets, which in turn determine tax rates.

Taxpayers demand services and taxing authorities need revenue to provide these services.  Each year, during the late spring and summer months, the taxing districts estimate the amount of property tax revenue they will require.  Public hearings are held to present the budget proposal and to hear public input.  Upon completion of the hearings the taxing district budget is amended, if necessary, finalized and sent to the Bannock County Commissioners.  The Commissioners review the budgets for verification of compliance with ID Code and then, submit to the State Tax Commission for certification.

The taxing districts drawing revenue from property taxes collected in Bannock County are listed below: 

 TAXING DISTRICTSCHAIRMAN-MAYOR-SUPERINTENDENTCLERK-SECRETARY-ACCOUNTANT
COUNTYBannock County
624 E. Center
PO Box 4016
Pocatello, ID  83205
208-236-7210
Ernie Moser
24 E Center St Rm 101
Pocatello, ID  83201
208-236-7227
Jason C. Dixon
624 E Center Rm 211
PO Box 4766
Pocatello, ID  83205
208-236-7346
CITIESCity of Pocatello
911 N 7th Ave
PO Box 4169
Pocatello, ID  83205
208-234-6163
Brian Blad
911 N 7th Ave
PO Box 4169
Pocatello, ID  83205
208-234-6163
Jim Krueger
911 N 7th Ave
PO Box 4169
Pocatello, ID  83205
208-234-6218
 
 City of Chubbuck
5160 Yellowstone
PO BOX 5604
Chubbuck, ID 83202
208-237-2400
Kevin England
5160 Yellowstone
PO Box 5604
Chubbuck, ID  83202
208-237-2400
Rich Morgan
5160 Yellowstone
PO Box 5604
Chubbuck, ID  83202
208-237-2400
 
 City of Downey
15 S Main St
PO Box 204
Downey, ID  83234
208-897-5342
Rex Nielsen
15 S Main St
PO Box 204
Downey, ID  83234
208-897-5342
Selina Guthrie
15 S Main St
PO Box 204
Downey, ID  83234
208-897-5342
 
 City of Inkom
365 Rapid Creek Rd
PO Box 60
Inkom, ID 83245
208-775-3372
Max Shaffer
PO Box 60
Inkom, ID  83245
208-201-2868
Tara Solomon
PO Box 60
Inkom, ID  83245
208-775-3372
 
 City of Arimo
115 Henderson Ave
PO Box 61
Arimo, ID 83214
208-254-3507
Lonnie Gunter
PO Box 61
Arimo, ID  83214
208-241-2642
Monique Marshall
PO Box 61
Arimo, ID  83214
208-254-3507
 
 City of Lava Hot Springs
115 W Elm
PO Box 187
Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
208-776-5820
John Thomson
115 W Elm
PO Box 187
Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
208-776-5820
Canda Dimick
115 W Elm
PO Box 187
Lava Hot Springs, ID  83246
208-776-5820
 
 City of McCammon
PO Box 9
McCammon, ID  83250
208-254-3200
Karlene Hall
PO Box 9
McCammon, ID  83250
208-254-3200
Sherri Bordeaux
PO Box 9
McCammon, ID  83250
208-254-3200
 
 SCHOOLSSchool District #25–Pocatello
3115 Pole Line Rd.
Pocatello, ID  83201
208-232-3563
Doug Howell (Interim)
3115 Pole Line Rd
Pocatello, ID  83201
208-235-3205
Carl Smart
3115 Pole Line Rd
Pocatello, ID  83204
208-235-3273
 
 School District #21—Marsh Valley
40 School St
PO Box 180
Arimo, ID  83214
208-254-3306
Gary Tucker
40 School St
PO Box 180
Arimo, ID  83214
208-254-3306
Shawn Nelson
40 School St
PO Box 180
Arimo, ID  83214
208-254-3306
 
 School District #148—Grace
PO Box 347
Grace, ID  83241
208-425-3984
Jamie Holyoak
PO Box 347
Grace, ID  83241
208-425-3984
Billie Ann Straatman
PO Box 347
Grace, ID  83241
208-425-3984
 
 School District #201—Preston
120 E 2nd S
Preston, ID  83263
208-852-0283
Marc Gee
120 E 2nd S
Preston, ID  83263
208-852-0283
Brad Nielsen
120 E 2nd S
Preston, ID  83263
208-852-0283
 
 School District #202—Westside
626 N West Side Hwy
PO Box 39
Dayton, ID  83232
208-747-3502
Spencer Barzee
626 N West Side Hwy
PO Box 39
Dayton, ID  83232
208-747-3502
Brad Nielsen
626 N West Side Hwy
PO Box 39
Dayton, ID  83232
208-747-3502
 
 CEMETERIESArimo Cemetery
PO Box 157
Arimo, ID  83214
208-254-3681
Lorin Nielsen
16853 S. Marsh Valley Rd
Arimo, ID  83214
208-254-3681
Connie Marie Jons
PO Box 157
Arimo, ID  83214
208-254-3681/208-221-1952
 
 Inkom Cemetery
480 E Jackson Creek
Inkom, ID  83245
208-681-6168
Seren Chandler
387 E Inman Rd
Inkom, ID 83245
208-775-3360
Luvera Lynn
618 E Inman Rd
Inkom, ID 83245
208-681-.6168
 
 Lava Cemetery
PO Box 291
Lava Hot Springs, ID  83246
Grant Barry Egley
PO Box 291
Lava Hot Springs, ID  83246
208-776-5309
Renee McBride
PO Box 291
Lava Hot Springs, ID  83246
208-776-5532 / 208-776-5656
 
 Marsh Valley Cemetery
PO Box 25
Downey, ID  83234
W. Delon Jones
2785 E Woodland Rd
Downey, ID  83234
208-317-8855
Ron Wakley
650 E- Big Hollow Rd
Downey, ID 83234
208-709-5991
 
 McCammon Cemetery
3470 S Marsh Creek Rd
McCammon, ID  83250
Lonna Jean Conroy
3470 S Marsh Creek Rd
McCammon, ID  83250
208-254-3456
Lonna Jean Conroy
3470 S Marsh Creek Rd
McCammon, ID  83250
208-254-3456
 
 Swan Lake Cemetery
PO Box 2
Swan Lake, ID  83281
Scott Henderson
30360 S Cottonwood Rd
Swan Lake, ID  83281
208-897-5752
Steve Smith
PO Box 2
Swan Lake, ID  83281
208-317-2829
 
 LIBRARIESPortneuf Free Library
5210 Stuart
Chubbuck, ID  83202
208-237-2192
Amilee Godfrey
5210 Stuart
Chubbuck, ID  83202
208-237-2192
Holly Jackson
5210 Stuart
Chubbuck, ID 83202
208-237-2192
 
 South Bannock Library
PO Box D
Downey, ID  83234
208-897-5270
Charla Evans
PO Box D
Downey, ID  83234
208-897-5270
Marcelle Price
56 S 3rd E
Downey, ID  83234
208-897-5270
 
FIRE
DISTRICTS
North Bannock Fire
444 E Chubbuck Rd
Pocatello, ID  83202
208-252-5048
Roy Allen
444 E Chubbuck Rd
Chubbuck, ID  83202
208-238-8156
Alan Curtis
444 E Chubbuck Rd
Pocatello, ID  83201
208-244-0959
 
 Pocatello Valley Fire
4070 N Lower Rd
Pocatello, ID  83204
208-232-8215
Cheryl Rogers
4070 N Lower Rd
Pocatello, ID  83204
208-232-8215
Cheryl Rogers
4070 N Lower Rd
Pocatello, ID  83204
208-232-8215
 
 Jackson Creek Fire
2407 N Pamela Dr
Inkom, ID  83245
208-775-3316
Seren Chandler
267 E Inman Rd
PO Box 144
Inkom, ID  83245
208-775-3360
Karen Grover
446 E Elaine Circle
Inkom, ID 83245
208-775-3162
 
 Arimo Fire
PO Box 61
Arimo, ID  83214
208-254-3507
Ron Jolley
PO Box 31
Arimo, ID  83214
208.254.3507
Monique Marshall
PO Box 61
Arimo, ID  83214
208-254-3507
 McCammon Rural Fire
3470 S Marsh Creek Rd
McCammon, ID  83250
208-254-3200
Gean Pierson
3166 S. Marsh Creek
McCammon, ID  83250
208-251-7070
Gean Pierson
3166 S. Marsh Creek
McCammon, ID  83250
208-251-7070
 
 Downey Fire
Hwy 91
PO Box 243
Downey, ID  83234
Charles Sorensen
4442 E Highway 40
PO Box 243
Downey, ID  83234
208-897-5917
Clinton Hussey
179 E 1st N
PO Box 243
Downey, ID  83234
208-705-8593
 
 Lava Rural Fire
PO Box 431
Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
Kirk Irick
9163 E Merrick Rd
PO Box 431
Lava Hot Springs, ID  83246
Tom Prather
11267 S Moose Hollow Rd
Lava Hot Springs, ID  83246
208-251-0331
 
HIGHWAYDowney Swan Lake Highway
211 S Hwy 91
Downey, ID  83234
Monte Henderson
211 S Hwy 91
Downey, ID  83234
208-897-5288
Becky Sorensen
211 S Hwy 91
Downey, ID  83234
208-897-8288
 
 Bannock County Road & Bridge
624 E. Center
Pocatello, ID  83201
Ernie Moser
624 E. Center St.
Pocatello, ID  83201
208-236-7227
Jason Dixon
624 E Center St.  Rm 211
Pocatello, ID  83205
208-236-7368
 
 AMBULANCEBannock County Ambulance
624 E. Center
Pocatello, ID  83201
208-234-6200
Ernie Moser
624 E. Center St.
Pocatello, ID  83201
208-236-7227
Jason Dixon
624 E Center St.  Rm 211
Pocatello, ID  83205
208-236-7368
 
URBAN
RENEWAL
Chubbuck Development Authority
City of Chubbuck
PO Box 5604
Chubbuck, ID  83202
208-237-2400
 
 Pocatello Development Authority
City of Pocatello
PO Box 4169
Pocatello, ID  83201
208-234-6583
 Updated 01/22/2021

 

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Auditor Contact

Kristi Klauser
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Pocatello, Idaho 83201
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