Idaho State Tax Commission

Idaho State Tax Commission

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Low-income and senior citizens can get one-on-one free income tax help

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,, 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

Idaho Tax Commission guards against reported tax fraud

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

Decisions posted to the website

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Following are the decisions that were posted to the website in January 2015.



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If you have any questions or concerns, please let me know.

Thank you,

Laurie J. Davies, Legal Administrative Assistant

Phone: (208) 334-7530 or email:


Published 02-03-2015 | Permanent link to this news item

Idaho taxpayer rights spelled out in new brochure

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)

Published 02-03-2015 | Permanent link to this news item

Free online tax filing offered through Tax Commission website

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 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

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

BOISE, IDAHO — Jan. 28, 2015 — 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. And 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 01-28-2015 | Permanent link to this news item

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