Property Tax Reduction

You might be eligible for the Property Tax Reduction program if you’re an Idaho resident and homeowner. The program could reduce your property taxes by $250 to $1,500 on your home and up to one acre of land.

Note: This program won’t reduce solid waste, irrigation, or other fees that government entities charge.

Read more about this program:

County assessors and the Tax Commission manage this program. If the guide above and this page don’t answer your questions, contact your county assessor’s office or call us at (208) 334‑7736.

Who qualifies

You might qualify for this program in 2023 if all of these apply:

  • Your total 2022 income, after deducting medical expenses, was $33,870 or less.

  • You were 65 or older, blind, widowed, disabled, a former POW or hostage, or a motherless or fatherless child under 18 years old.
  • You owned and lived in a home in Idaho that was your primary residence before April 15, 2023.
    • The property must have a current homeowner’s exemption.
    • The home can be a mobile home.

You could qualify if you live in a care facility or nursing home in 2023 or lived in one in 2022. Contact your county assessor’s office for information.


You must apply and qualify for this program every year. You must apply between January 1 and April 18, 2023, for a reduction to 2023 property taxes.

If your application’s approved, your benefit will appear on your December 2023 property tax bill.

Before you apply: See the guide for the 2023 Property Tax Reduction Program for the information you’ll need to have ready.

Contact your county assessor’s office or call us at (208) 334‑7736 if you need help. 



Alternately, you can fill out and mail a paper form to your county assessor. Contact your assessor’s office for the form or download it here:

Other forms

You’ll need the information on the Medical Expense Statement below to apply. You might also need the other forms.

Other tax relief options

You might also qualify for these tax relief programs:

Laws and rules

Idaho Code section 63-7 — Property Tax Relief