Idaho State Tax Commission

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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

Boise man ordered to file delinquent tax returns

BOISE, IDAHO — March 24, 2014 — April 15 may be the filing deadline for income tax returns, but a Boise man has only until April 4 to file delinquent returns for three years in which his reported income totaled more than $200,000. (Read more)

Published 03-24-2014 | Permanent link to this news item

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