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Decisions posted to the website

Good morning,

 

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: laurie.davies@tax.idaho.gov

 

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 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

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

2014 Business and Individual E-file (MeF) Handbook

The 2014 Business and Individual E-file (MeF) Handbook is now available.  Choose the Tax Pros tab at top of web page and choose Tax Preparers.

Published 01-27-2015 | Permanent link to this news item

You may qualify for a grocery credit refund even if you don’t earn enough to file taxes

BOISE, IDAHO — Jan. 20, 2015 — Idaho residents who don’t normally make enough money to file an income tax return can still get a refund of the grocery tax credit for 2014. The tax credit, which offsets the sales tax on groceries, is $100 for most Idaho residents who aren’t required to file an income tax return, plus $100 for each of their dependents. Residents age 65 and older get $20 more. (Read more)

Published 01-20-2015 | Permanent link to this news item

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