The instructions for Form 39, line 8 (Retirement benefits deduction for qualified retirement benefits), omitted a sentence related to one's age qualifications.
In the 2014 Idaho Individual Income Tax instructions packet, at the top of page 22, the following sentence should appear below Part One - Age, Disability, and Marital/Filing Status:
You must be age 65 or older OR be classified as disabled and be age 62 or older.
ADDENDUM: To clarify, our instructions are missing this line, which should have been included.
Published 02-13-2015 | Permanent link to this news item
BOISE, IDAHO — Feb. 12, 2015 — Senior citizens and low-income taxpayers of any age can find free help to prepare their income tax returns at tax preparation sites throughout Idaho. Taxpayers can find the sites closest to them by going to the Idaho State Tax Commission’s website, tax.idaho.gov, and clicking on the “Low income? Senior citizen? Get free tax help!” link under the “Quick Picks” section. The sites, sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or the AARP Foundation, are listed together by county. (Read more)
Published 02-12-2015 | Permanent link to this news item
BOISE, IDAHO — Feb. 5, 2015 — The Idaho State Tax Commission is taking extra precautions against tax fraudsters, based on the experiences of Utah and other states in dealing with fraudulent income tax returns filed so far this tax season. (Read more)
Published 02-05-2015 | Permanent link to this news item
Following are the decisions that were posted to the website in January 2015.
If you have any questions or concerns, please let me know.
Laurie J. Davies, Legal Administrative Assistant
Phone: (208) 334-7530 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Published 02-03-2015 | Permanent link to this news item
BOISE, IDAHO — Feb. 3, 2015 — Did you know you have the right to ask the Idaho State Tax Commission to cancel penalties if you can show reasonable cause for not complying with the law? Did you know you have the right to request a refund for up to three years after the due date of a tax return? These rights and others are outlined in a new Idaho Taxpayer Rights brochure published by the Tax Commission. (Read more)
BOISE, IDAHO — Jan. 29, 2015 — Taxpayers who want to file both their federal and state income tax returns online for free should visit the Idaho State Tax Commission website at tax.idaho.gov and click on the “Free individual income tax e-file” link (under the “Quick Picks” section). (Read more)
Published 01-29-2015 | Permanent link to this news item
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