We are encouraging taxpayers to mail their tax payments and/or pay with a credit card or E-check online at the link below.
You will need your parcel number and amount, which you can find on your tax notice or by calling our office (208)-265-1433.
CLICK HERE TO PAY TAXES ON-LINE (Access Idaho) There will be a 2.5% fee for credit cards or a $1.00 fee for using an E-check.
Cheryl D. Piehl
Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday, except holidays.
Bonner County Treasurer's Office
Phone: (208) 265-1433
The Treasurer’s Office is located on the third floor of the Bonner County Administration Building (formerly the Federal Building).
Credit/Debit Cards & E-check payments -
We accept credit cards over the counter, and on-line. To offer this service without tax funding, a non-refundable Portal Administration fee of 2.5% is added to each credit and debit card transaction and a $1.00 processing fee for E-checks by our third party vendor, Access Idaho. The County does not keep any portion of this fee. If you do not wish to pay this fee, you have the option to pay by traditional (payment by mail or in-person), non-electric means.
Or if using e-Notices online, you must have your tax notice.
December 20th – Last day to pay full tax payments or first half tax payments without late charge and interest on the first half.
June 20th – Last day to pay second half tax payments without late charge and interest. Note: If second half is late interest is calculated from January 1st.
Homeowners Exemption – Allows for a reduction from taxable value of your primary residence and home site up to the current year’s limit. The homeowner's exemption application is due within 30 days of occupying the home. The Assessor’s Office administers this program. If you are not receiving the Homeowners Exemption now and/or have any questions, please contact the Assessor’s Office at (208) 265-1440.
Property Tax Reduction (Circuit Breaker) – This is available to residents of Idaho who own residential property in Idaho who are 65 as of January 1st of the year applying, widow, widower, or recognized disabled by VA, SSI, Federal Civil Service, or Public Employee disability plan. To qualify, residency must have been established by April 15th of the current year and have an annual income of less than the current year income limit. This is a State of Idaho funded program but administered locally by the Assessor's Office. Please contact them at (208) 265-1440.
Please include your payment stub located at the bottom of the bill. These stubs ensure your check will be posted to the correct account. Make your check payable to: Bonner County Tax Collector, 1500 Hwy 2, Suite 304, Sandpoint Id 83864
Please remember if payments are postmarked after the deadline, a late charge and interest will be applied. Late charge is 2% of the unpaid balance and is applied on December 21st for the first half taxes. Interest is 1% per month beginning January 1. Late charges for second half taxes is applied on June 21st and interest is 1% per month beginning January 1.
Failure to receive a tax bill does not excuse the taxpayer from paying the taxes, late charges and interest accrued, if any. Be sure to notify our office immediately whenever your address changes or if you do not receive a tax bill. When mailing your tax payment, be sure the envelope is U.S. postmark on or before the due date.