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  • Extended deadline nears for filing income tax returns

    October 2, 2023

    BOISE, Idaho — Oct. 2, 2023 — Time’s running out to file your 2022 Idaho income tax return. The Idaho State Tax Commission says taxpayers who qualified for an automatic extension to file must send in their return and full payment by October 16. “Over 950,000 individual income tax returns have been filed so far […]

  • Radio interview covers yard sales, sales tax, and more

    August 10, 2023

    Many people aren’t sure if they need to collect and pay Idaho sales tax in situations like school carnivals, holiday bazaars, pet sales, and yard sales. Philip Johnson, Tax Research Specialist at the Tax Commission, recently appeared on KBSU’s Idaho Matters radio show to answer some common questions about sales tax and the occasional sales […]

  • Eligible homeowners can now apply online for property tax deferral

    August 1, 2023

    BOISE, Idaho — August 1, 2023 — You might qualify to have your property taxes deferred under Idaho’s Property Tax Deferral program, which lets you postpone paying taxes on your home and up to an acre of land. You eventually repay the taxes plus interest to the state of Idaho. New this year, you can […]

  • Yard sales might qualify for sales tax exemption

    July 19, 2023

    BOISE, Idaho — July 19, 2023 — Yard sales (or garage sales) are a popular way to declutter and make extra money. Before you start selling unwanted belongings, find out if you’ll need to collect and pay Idaho sales tax. Almost every seller in Idaho must have a seller’s permit, collect sales tax, and send in […]

  • Property tax estimator not available for 2023

    June 8, 2023

    BOISE, Idaho — June 8, 2023 —The Idaho State Tax Commission’s property tax calculator won’t be available to help Idahoans estimate their property taxes for 2023 as a result of recent legislation. The calculator is normally available starting in mid-June. A new property tax relief law (House Bill 292) changed the budget and levy process […]

  • Former Chubbuck office manager guilty of embezzlement, tax evasion

    May 11, 2023

    BOISE, Idaho — May 11, 2023 — A former Chubbuck office manager from Inkom, Candace Raschke, must serve prison time and pay restitution for grand theft and tax evasion. The Bannock County District Court sentenced Raschke to five years fixed and five years indeterminate for grand theft by embezzlement, and three years fixed and two […]

  • Meridian man sentenced for tax crime

    April 20, 2023

    Updated April 24, 2023: BOISE, Idaho — April 20, 2023 — A Meridian man must pay $3,470 in restitution to the Idaho State Tax Commission and complete 72 hours of community service in place of jail time after pleading guilty to a tax-related charge. The Ada County Magistrate Court sentenced Benjamin Adam Cornett in February […]

  • Need an extension to file your Idaho income tax return?

    April 13, 2023

    BOISE, Idaho — April 13, 2023 — Can’t file your 2022 Idaho income tax return by the April 18 deadline? Pay enough of your total tax due by April 18, and you can get an automatic six-month extension. To qualify, you need to pay one of the following: 80% of the estimated tax you owe […]

  • Tax Commission offers curbside service in Boise April 18

    April 12, 2023

    BOISE, Idaho — April 12, 2023 — Last-minute tax filers in the Boise area can drop off their state income tax returns without getting out of the car at the Idaho State Tax Commission’s annual curbside service. It’s coming up on Tuesday, April 18—the day income taxes are due. Tax Commission employees will be outside […]