REVENUE AND TAXATION
APPRAISAL, ASSESSMENT AND TAXATION OF OPERATING PROPERTY
63-410. Certification of value to counties — Comparisons — Special meeting — Escaped assessments. (1) On or before the first Monday of September in each year the chairman of the state tax commission, or his designee, must prepare and transmit certified statements of the taxable value of operating property by the commission to the county auditors of the several counties of this state. The certified statements shall show each type of operating property separately, shall show the taxable value of the operating property, and shall show the taxable value of operating property to be apportioned to each of the various taxing districts within a county, as provided in section 63-405, Idaho Code. The Idaho taxable value of private railcar fleets shall be apportioned to the several counties as provided in section 63-405, Idaho Code.
(2) Each county auditor, upon receipt of certified statements of the taxable value of operating property apportioned to his county, shall compare the same with the previous year’s taxable values, and if any errors are made by the state tax commission or if in the opinion of the county auditor any property in the county subject to assessment by the state tax commission, has not been assessed by the state commission or that any assessment as certified is erroneous it shall be the duty of the county auditor, as soon as any error or omission in such statement is discovered, to forthwith notify the chairman of the state tax commission of such error or omission, with as full an explanation as can be made by such county auditor. The county auditor shall send a duplicate copy of any such notice and explanation sent to the chairman of the state tax commission, to the office of the owner or nearest managing agent of any property which may be affected by any change in assessment under the provisions of this section.
(3) The governor may call a special meeting of the state tax commission for the purpose of correcting any errors made or to assess, allocate, and apportion any operating property which may have been omitted. Notice of at least ten (10) days of such special meeting shall be mailed by the chairman of the state tax commission to the owner or nearest managing agent of any property which may be affected by any change in assessment as originally certified. The procedure in the special meeting shall be as nearly as possible the same as provided in section 63-406, Idaho Code. Corrected statements shall be certified in the same manner as the original statements.
(4) Any property which has escaped taxation in the previous year shall be assessed by said commission on an equalized value, as with other property assessed in the preceding year, and such value shall be added to the value of the assessment for the current year.
[63-410 added 1996, ch. 98, sec. 5, p. 340.]