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Eye On Boise homeowner's exemption archive

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THURSDAY, FEB. 18, 2016

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THURSDAY, FEB. 4, 2016

TUESDAY, SEPT. 22, 2015

Homeowner’s exemption going up

Idaho house prices are going up, so the maximum homeowner’s exemption from property taxes for 2016 will rise 5.77 percent to $94,745, a third year of increases after four straight years of decreases. The exemption currently tops out at $89,580. Idaho allows homeowners to exempt...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 22, 2014

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 20, 2012

TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2011

TUESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2010

Homeowner's exemption to fall in 2011

Idaho's homeowner's exemption from property tax will drop in 2011 to a maximum of $92,040, from the current $101,153. "The drop reflects the recent state of the housing market," said Alan Dornfest, property tax supervisor for the Idaho State Tax Commission. In 2006, Idaho lawmakers...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 21, 2009

Homeowner's exemption going down 

When Idaho lawmakers raised the homeowner's exemption from property tax from a maximum of $50,000 to a maximum of $75,000 in 2006, they also tied future changes in the exemption to the Idaho Housing Price Index, which tracks home prices in Idaho. That's meant it's...

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