Idaho State Tax Commission

Idaho State Tax Commission

Using Taxpayer Access Point (TAP)

tax.idaho.gov/tap

Our TAP (Taxpayer Access Point) online services will be unavailable due to maintenance beginning at 9 p.m. MDT on May 28. Services should be resumed by 3 a.m. MDT on May 29. This includes our “Where’s My Refund?” page. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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You'll need to register with TAP unless you've used TAP before.
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Now on TAP:

Coming soon to TAP:

  • Request changes to update your name and/or address information
  • Print copies of certain filed returns
  • View and print certain letters sent to you from the Tax Commission

Already read the
information below?
Go straight to
Taxpayer Access Point (logo)
Taxpayer Access Point
You'll need to register with TAP unless you've used TAP before.
Sign up now!

Now on TAP:

Coming soon to TAP:

  • Request updates to name/address [later in March]

We're providing an improved method for you to file your return, pay your taxes, and view and update your tax records. You'll see it integrated into all of our online filing and payment services. Watch this brief video introduction.

Read below for more information and watch this page for regular updates.

Still have questions after reading this page? Contact us!

TAP will allow you to:

  • File certain tax returns. (More will be added later.)
  • Make tax payments (including scheduling payments up to 90 days in advance).
  • Check your income tax refund status.
  • View your account history.
  • Request updates to certain account information.

Reasons to use TAP:

  • Free - There's no cost to use TAP.
  • Convenient - Access TAP when and where you want, 24/7. No waiting in lines or on the phone.
  • Simple - Register with TAP and then you can sign in with an ID and password.
  • Secure - TAP protects your information and provides a secure experience after you sign in.
  • Environmentally friendly - You can choose to stop receiving paper returns and instead manage your taxes online.
  • Fast - TAP is the fastest way to file and pay, and you can see most payments and changes to your account within just a few days.

Changes to services:

Mid-November 2014 Now available!

Tax types or services affected
IFTA Renewal and Additional Decal Orders

For more information on this tax, read:

Mid-December 2014 Now available!

Tax types or services affected
EFW2 (electronically filed W-2s)
Validate Sellers Permit
Validate Cigarette Tax Permit
Validate Tobacco Tax Permit

For more information on this tax, read:

Mid-January 2015 Now available!

Tax types or services affected
Where's My Refund, Fuel Distributor validation, IFTA return e-file, Sales filings, Travel & Convention, Greater Boise Auditorium District, and E911 Fee e-file

For more information on these taxes and services, read:

Late-January 2015 Now available!

Tax types or services affected
Form 1099 file upload

For more information on these taxes and services, read:

Early March 2015 Now available!

Tax types or services affected
IFTA licensee registration

For more information on these taxes and services, read:

Mid-March 2015 Now available!

Tax types or services affected
Payment Agreements

For more information on these taxes and services, read:

April 2015

Tax types or services affected
Request changes to update your name and/or address information
Print copies of certain filed returns
View and print certain letters sent to you from the Tax Commission

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Last updated April 7, 2015