Taxes

Tax Rate Information

Grinnell's tax base is comprised of six major classes:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Railroads
  • Gas and Electric Utilities
  • Other Utilities
Residential and Commercial classes are major contributors to the city's tax base. The total city levy is broken down into six specific levies. The table below shows the six levies, and their rates.

Levy Type Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Rates Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Rates
General Levy $8.10000 $8.10000
Insurance Levy $0.53205 $0.55717
Ag Land Levy $3.00375
$3.00375
Employee Benefit Levy $4.26197 $4.06247
Debt Service Levy $1.25674 $1.43113
Emergency Levy $0.27000 $0.26999