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 seven specific levies. The table below shows the seven levies, and their rates.

Levy Type Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Rates Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Rates
General Levy $8.10000 $8.10000
Insurance Levy $0.57591
$0.56753
Ag Land Levy $3.00375
$3.00348
Employee Benefit Levy $4.59323
$4.20097
Debt Service Levy $0.88162
$1.15245
Emergency Levy $0.27000
$0.27000
Memorial Building Levy $0.41000 $0.41000