More than half of property taxes collected in Nez Perce Co.

LEWISTON, ID - Nez Perce County is ahead of schedule in their collection of 2012 property taxes.

Nez Perce County property taxes were due on December 20th of last year. Nez Perce County Treasurer Barb Fry said that the county is ahead of where they were at this time a year ago. She adds that more than 50% of the taxes due have been collected. As for property tax delinquencies from 2009, Fry said the county started with 353 parcels delinquent in July, however now that number has dropped to just seven.

"At this point in our collection process it is a low number," said Fry. "We have a tax deed hearing coming up in January 16th so I hope to have them all collected by then."

If you have any questions about your Nez Perce County property taxes, please contact the Treasurer's office at 799-3030.