Treasurer

Tax Deed Auction Update

Kootenai County will conduct its first Online Tax Deed sale, hosted by Realauction.com, on Friday, September 30th at 10am PT. The sale website will be: https://kootenai.id.realforeclose.com. To prepare our bidding customers for this transition, Realauction.com will conduct free bidder training classes via webinar for interested bidders. 

In preparation for our upcoming Tax Deed Sale on Friday, September 30, 2022 Realauction.com will host a 2nd Bidder Training Webinar Class next Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 10am (PT).

Please Note-Training attendance is by registration only! Reserve your spot today!

Please visit the Realauction.com website to register: https://www.realauction.com/training

You may also call to register: 877-361-7325 or email customerservice@realauction.com.



*TAX ESTIMATOR*

What will my Property Taxes be on my bill in November?

To estimate your 2022 property tax bill (due in December 20, 2022 and June 20, 2023) you will need to have your assessment notice with your Tax Code Area (found on the upper right hand side of the page under the Parcel Number) and new value handy. When you click on the link below, you will be asked for a TCA. The TCA is the same as the Tax Code Area on your notice except our Tax Code Area is a 6 digit number while the TCA lists 7 digits. To choose the correct TCA, you will need to add a zero as the leading number after the dash (i.e. Tax Code Area 004-007 is listed as TCA 004-0007, Tax Code Area 193-000 is listed as TCA 193-0000).

NOTE: This is ONLY an estimate. We believe it is an accurate estimate, but your actual tax bill may be slightly higher or lower. This estimate does not include any special assessments and does not reflect the Property Tax Reduction (Circuit Breaker or VA) programs. The Estimator also does not account for any additional levies or bonds approved in the August or November elections.

Access the Tax Estimator here


   Our online payment process has changed.

Our payment processing vendor recommends you use either Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge when making your payment. If  you are using an Apple Product you will need the Bureau Code of 7057495.  Please read the instructions carefully and have your parcel number and the amount due available before you go to the website to make your payment. It could take up to 10 days for your payment to appear on our website.


*You may access 2021 Levy Rates here. (PDF)

Steve Matheson

Steve Matheson is your Kootenai County Treasurer. He was elected as Treasurer on November 4, 2014. One of the primary goals of the Treasurer's office is to continue to enhance the excellent customer service that has been established.

Primary Functions

The Treasurer's office has 3 primary functions for Kootenai County. They are:

  • Treasurer: The responsibility as a Treasurer is to ensure all monies received by Kootenai County are deposited and accounted for in a timely manner. The Treasurer is also responsible for investing idle funds and ensuring there is adequate money available to meet the county's financial obligations.
  • Tax Collector: As the tax collector, it is the Treasurer's responsibility to collect the taxes on real and personal property, on harvested timber, and the certification of special assessments for water districts, fire protection districts, and local improvement districts.
  • Public Administrator:The Treasurer is also appointed as the Public Administrator in the following situations:
    • Estates ordered because the State of Idaho is the heir
    • The estates where there is no known heir
    • For the estates where no personal representative is appointed