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 2018-2019 Rates Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Rates
General Levy $8.10000 $8.10000
Insurance Levy $0.60871
$0.61010
Ag Land Levy $3.00375
$3.00375
Employee Benefit Levy $4.71065
$4.63163
Debt Service Levy $0.73140
$0.80903
Emergency Levy $0.27000
$0.27000
Memorial Building Levy $0.41000 $0.41000