Ellen R. Sauer, Treasurer
Ex-Officio Tax Collector
Serving the citizens of Shoshone County since 1998
How are property taxes calculated?
Determining your annual property tax payment involves many people working together. Each year the individual taxing districts such as schools, cities and counties decide how much money they will budget from property tax revenue. At the same time, the county assessor's office places the total assessed value of all taxable property. The county auditor then calculates the tax rate by dividing the amount of tax to be raised for each district by the total taxable value of the district. Finally, the county treasurer applies the tax rate (levy) to your taxable value to determine how much property taxes you will pay.