REVENUE AND TAXATION
EXEMPTIONS FROM TAXATION
63-602P. Property exempt from taxation — Facilities for water or air pollution control. (1) The following property is exempt from taxation: facilities, installations, machinery or equipment, attached or unattached to real property, and designed, installed and utilized in the elimination, control or prevention of water or air pollution, or, in event such facilities, installations, equipment or machinery shall also serve other beneficial purposes and uses, such portion of the assessed valuation thereof as may reasonably be calculated to be necessary for and devoted to elimination, control or prevention of water or air pollution. The state tax commission or county assessor shall determine such exempt portion, and shall not include as exempt any portion of any facilities which have value as the specific source of marketable byproducts.
(2) If any water corporation, as defined by section 61-125, Idaho Code, regulated by the Idaho public utilities commission is or has been ordered by the state board of health [and welfare] or the Idaho public utilities commission to install equipment designed and utilized in the elimination, control or prevention of water pollution, the Idaho public utilities commission shall notify the Idaho state tax commission of the percentage such property bears to the total invested plant of the company and said portion shall be exempt from property taxation. Said percentage reported to the Idaho state tax commission by the Idaho public utilities commission may be contested by any person or party at a public hearing held before the Idaho state tax commission.
[63-602P added 1996, ch. 98, sec. 7, p. 354.]