The 2021 ad valorem property tax rate levy for the Tightwad FIre Protection District was set in August 2021 by the Board of Directors to be $0.5552 per $100 assessed valuation.
- Real estate property is assessed at 19% of market value
- Commercial property is assessed at 32% of market value
- Agricultural property is assessed at 12% of market value
Personal property, including mobile homes, is generally assessed at 33⅓% of market value; however, antique vehicles, crops, & livestock are assessed at 5% of market value
For example, a home in the District worth $100,000 should have an assessed value of $19,000; therefore, 190 units of $100 assessed valuation multiplied by the rate of $0.2873 equals $105.49 in property taxes paid to the District.