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 2016-2017 Rates Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Rates
General Levy $8.10000 $8.10000
Insurance Levy $0.55717
$0.53205
Ag Land Levy $3.00375
$3.00375
Employee Benefit Levy $4.06247
$5.20600
Debt Service Levy $1.43113
$0.32667
Emergency Levy $0.26999
$0.27000