REVENUE AND TAXATION
ASSESSMENT OF REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY
63-307. Ownership identification. (1) The assessor shall ascertain the current ownership of land from documents recorded in the county recorder’s office and/or from evidence of ownership furnished to the assessor that is admissible at trial in a civil action. Evidence of ownership admissible in a civil action includes but is not limited to a policy of title insurance or title commitment issued by a duly qualified title insurance company licensed in the state of Idaho.
(2) Whenever any person is the owner of, or has contracted to purchase, either an undivided or defined portion of any real property assessed as a whole, such owner or purchaser, upon producing his deed, contract or other muniment of title to the assessor at any time before the assessor has completed the assessment for that year, may have such assessment changed and corrected accordingly.
(3) No mistake in the name of the owner or failure to designate such owner shall in any manner affect the validity of the assessment or tax lien.
(4) If the ownership of any property is not known, such property must be assessed in the name of "unknown owner."
[63-307, added 1996, ch. 98, sec. 4, p. 329; am. 1997, ch. 215, sec. 1, p. 635; am. 2022, ch. 75, sec. 2, p. 215.]