Where does my tax money GO? What is a TAXING DISTRICT?
•Property taxes are used to pay for schools, cities, counties, local law enforcement, fire protection, highways, libraries, and more. The state oversees local property tax procedures to make sure they comply with Idaho laws.

•Each year in November you will receive a tax bill for each parcel you own. This bill will have a breakdown of each taxing district and the portion of your taxes that goes to each of these districts.

•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 follows: A taxing district within the meaning of this act is 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, now or hereafter organized

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1. When are property taxes due?
2. Are there any important deadlines?
3. How and Where do I pay my Taxes?
4. I received TWO bills but I only have ONE property. Why?
5. My MORTGAGE COMPANY should pay this tax. Why did you send me a bill?
6. Where does my tax money GO? What is a TAXING DISTRICT?
7. What are MY responsibilities as a property owner and taxpayer?
8. Is there a Tax Reduction Program?
9. Do you have Delinquent PROPERTY SALE?
10. Is any tax RELIEF available to HOMEOWNERS?
11. Will I be sent any OTHER NOTICES?
12. What is the NOTICE I received from the ASSESSOR and how does it relate to taxes?
13. What can I do if I feel the amount of my taxes seem too High?
14. What if my payment is LATE?
15. What are my PAYMENT OPTIONS? Can I make PARTIAL PAYMENTS or get a HEAD START on future taxes?
16. How do I change my ADDRESS?