Idaho State Tax Commission

Idaho State Tax Commission

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Use tax payment required on Internet, other untaxed purchases

BOISE, IDAHO — March 6, 2014 — If you’re gathering information to file your 2013 Idaho individual income tax return, don’t forget those untaxed purchases you made last year. If you don’t pay sales tax when you buy merchandise, you owe a 6 percent use tax if the goods are used, given away, stored, or consumed in Idaho. (Read more)

Published 03-06-2014 | Permanent link to this news item

Updated Food, Drink and Lodging brochure available online

We’ve added an updated version of the Food, Drink & Lodging brochure (#16) to our website. The brochure is intended to help restaurants, bars, and those selling lodging accommodations (including rentals of a vacation home) understand the sales tax laws that apply to them.

Published 03-04-2014 | Permanent link to this news item

Businesses get income tax refunds faster when they e-file

BOISE, IDAHO — March 3, 2014 — As businesses prepare to file their federal income tax returns by the March 15 IRS due date, they should also consider filing their state business income tax returns electronically at the same time, according to the Idaho State Tax Commission. (Read more)

Published 03-03-2014 | Permanent link to this news item

Decisions posted to the website

Good morning,

Following are the Idaho State Tax Decisions that were added to the website in the month of February:



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If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me.

Thank you,

Laurie J. Davies, Legal Administrative Assistant

Phone:  (208) 334-7530 or email:




Published 02-25-2014 | Permanent link to this news item

Power of Attorney - POA Form Revised

The Idaho State Tax Commission has revised the Power of Attorney - POA form.  Please use the latest version dated 02-13-2014

Published 02-20-2014 | Permanent link to this news item

More than 55,000 Idahoans qualify for Idaho’s Property Tax Reduction Program

BOISE, IDAHO — Feb. 20, 2014 — According to AARP research, just under half of the more than 55,000 Idahoans eligible for a reduction in their property taxes actually apply for this discount. That’s why the Idaho State Tax Commission and AARP Idaho want to make more people aware of the benefit that’s available to low-income seniors and others who qualify. (Read more)

Published 02-20-2014 | Permanent link to this news item

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