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Save a stamp, drop off tax returns at Tax Commission’s curbside service April 15

BOISE, IDAHO — April 9, 2014 — Last-minute tax filers in the Boise area can drop off their state and federal income tax returns without getting out of their car. The Idaho State Tax Commission will offer its annual curbside service to taxpayers from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15. The Tax Commission is located in Boise at 800 Park Blvd., Plaza IV (the Washington Group Plaza). Individual income tax returns and payments are due April 15 for both state and federal taxes. (Read more)

Published 04-09-2014 | Permanent link to this news item

Need an extension to file your Idaho income tax return?

BOISE, IDAHO — April 7, 2014 — If you can’t file your 2013 Idaho state individual income tax return by the April 15 due date, you may be eligible to get an automatic, six-month extension if you pay enough of your total tax. (Read more)

Published 04-07-2014 | Permanent link to this news item

Treatment of Medicaid Waiver Payments

In January, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service issued Internal Revenue Bulletin 2014-4 and Notice 2014-7 regarding the treatment of income from qualified foster care payments, Medicaid waiver payments, and difficulty of care payments under IRC § 131. As the bulletin and notice explains, such payments are excludable from income for federal income tax purposes when certain conditions apply. (Read more)

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

You may be able to lower your property taxes; apply by April 15

BOISE, IDAHO — April 4, 2014 — April 15 is the last day to submit applications to your county assessor for a reduction in your property taxes. (Read more)

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

Innocent spouse relief becomes Idaho law

As of Jan. 1, 2014, those who qualify for innocent spouse relief under federal law also qualify under Idaho law.

Idaho Senate Bill 1301 was signed into law by Gov. Otter on March 13, 2014. The legislation was made retroactive to Jan. 1 so it would be effective for the current tax filing season. (Read more)

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

Six tips for filing Idaho taxes

BOISE, IDAHO — March 25, 2014 — As the Idaho State Tax Commission prepares to receive more than 275,000 income tax returns in April, the agency is providing the following tips to make filing taxes easier: (Read more)

Published 03-25-2014 | Permanent link to this news item

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