June 28, 2022

The Bannock County Commissioners, sitting as the Bannock County Board of Equalization, have begun hearing appeals submitted by Bannock County Residents regarding the dramatic increase in their homes’ assessed values.

The heartbreaking video, embedded below, shows two Pocatello seniors appealing the assessed values of their homes.  In both cases, although the Commissioners appear to sympathize with the homeowners’ plight, the assessments done by the Assessor’s office are upheld.




  1. This is so unfair. I had heard, via PAGE, that if you do get a reduction for one or two years, then later, you’ll be hit with that PLUS whatever the increase in the area is. That’s exactly what’s happening on the first case. This taxation is illegal (per the U.S. Constitution) and needs to be stopped!

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