Our office is taking extra precautions for the health and safety of the public and our staff. We will be allowing 1-2 persons at a time by appointment only. Call 208-644-2740.
If you have recently purchased a home you will receive a Sales Verification letter. The bottom portion can be filled out for the Homeowner’s Exemption and mailed back. If you have not received this letter please call for further instruction.
Property Tax Reduction (Circuit Breaker)
We are calling all prior applicants who have not already signed up to ensure their application is accepted. If you are a new applicant or unsure if you have submitted an application please call our office for further instruction.
The deadline has been extended to June 15th, 2020.
Jerome County parcel maps can be accessed through the Idaho State Tax Commission website. Maps are periodically updated.
Please contact the Jerome County Assessor’s Office at 208-644-2740 for more information.
Online vehicle registration is now available. For more information please contact the Department of Motor Vehicles at 208-644-2730.
We do not provide deeds, surveys or property lines. Please contact the recorder/auditor for more information.
Mailing Address Change
If you have moved or need your mail forwarded please call our office with the following information: owner name, property address and/or PIN, the current mailing address and the new mailing address.
- March 15: You must return your personal property declaration to the county assessor by March 15.
- First Monday in June: The county assessor usually mails an assessment notice to you by the first Monday in June.
- Fourth Monday in June: Appeals for property values are due by the fourth Monday in June and must be returned to the commissioners office.
- November 1: You must file the declaration for transient personal property by Nov. 1 each year with the assessor of your home county.
- First Monday in November: If your personal property changes status from exempt to nonexempt during the year, you must report it by the first Monday in November.
- December 20 and June 20: The county treasurer mails most tax bills by the fourth Monday of November. If you pay the first half by December 20, the second half is due by June 20 unless the treasurer demands earlier payment. Contact the treasurer for information about installment payments and your bill. (For December assessments, you should receive the bill in January of the following year.)
- How is my property assessed?
- My taxes increased, who do I talk to?
- What if I don't agree with my assessed value?
- How do I get my property lines or survey?
- Where can I get new plates or renew my tags for a vehicle?
- Where can I obtain or renew my driver's license?
- Where can I record a deed or document?
- What type of exemptions are available to homeowners?
- When should I apply for the Homeowners Exemption?
- Who can I talk to regarding a lien against my property?
- Who can I talk to about property auctions?
- Where can I get a new or renew a passport?
- What is Market Value?
- How often are property values adjusted?
- How can my property be assessed on improvements when I haven’t made any?
- What makes property real or personal?
- How do I know what value the assessor has estimated for my property?
- Why do I pay higher taxes than my neighbor?