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  • Idaho grants tax deadline relief to victims of weather-related disasters

    March 28, 2023

    BOISE, Idaho — March 28, 2023 — The Idaho State Tax Commission is offering some tax relief for victims of severe weather in several states by delaying the deadline to file and pay taxes. California, Alabama, Georgia: Affected taxpayers in these states now have until October 16, 2023, to file returns and pay taxes. The […]

  • Farmers markets, events sellers reminded to collect and pay sales tax

    March 24, 2023

    Farmers markets are gearing up for spring and summer. Before you start selling your products at any event, be sure you have the correct registration and permits to collect and pay Idaho sales tax. The Idaho State Tax Commission provides sales tax guidelines and instructions at To determine if you need a regular seller’s […]

  • Beat the rush—file your income taxes now for less stress, faster refund

    March 17, 2023

    BOISE, Idaho — March 17, 2023 — With just over a month to go before the April 18 income tax filing deadline, the Idaho State Tax Commission is sharing two little-known tax facts with Idahoans. 1.  Filing your income tax return in March will get you a faster refund. The Tax Commission expects to receive […]

  • Businesses can e-file state, federal income taxes together

    March 9, 2023

    BOISE, Idaho — March 9, 2023 — Businesses wanting to prepare and e-file both their federal and state income tax returns should visit the Idaho State Tax Commission website, The Tax Commission’s E-file Income Taxes page links to authorized software providers that offer electronic filing for corporations, S corporations, partnerships, and fiduciaries. Software providers’ […]

  • Veterans with disabilities can now apply online for property tax relief

    March 2, 2023

    BOISE, Idaho — March 2, 2023 — Some Idaho veterans with disabilities are eligible to have their property tax bill reduced by as much as $1,500 on their Idaho residence and up to one acre of land. New this year, veterans can apply for the program online at They’ll need an email address. They […]

  • Track your tax refund online anytime

    February 23, 2023

    BOISE, Idaho — Feb. 23, 2023 — After you’ve filed your Idaho income tax return, track your refund online at for the most up-to-date information. You’ll need to provide your Social Security number and the refund amount you expect. “It takes less than 30 seconds to get a refund update,” Tax Commission Chairman Jeff […]

  • Many Idahoans can get free income tax help

    February 22, 2023

    BOISE, Idaho — Feb. 22, 2023 — You might be able to get free help preparing your income tax return at volunteer tax preparation sites throughout Idaho. To find a site near you, visit and go to the Free Tax Return Preparation page. You also can visit the Idaho State Tax Commission website at […]

  • Eligible homeowners can now apply online for property tax relief

    February 16, 2023

    BOISE, Idaho — Feb. 16, 2023 — You might qualify for some property tax relief. Idaho’s Property Tax Reduction program reduces property taxes on an eligible homeowner’s primary Idaho residence and up to one acre of land by as much as $1,500. New this year, you can apply for the program online at You’ll […]

  • Tax rebates not taxable; corrected 1099-Gs coming

    February 15, 2023

    BOISE, Idaho — Feb. 15, 2023 — The Idaho State Tax Commission has been receiving phone calls asking whether Idaho’s tax rebates are taxable. The answer is no. The IRS announced on February 10, 2023, that taxpayers who received Idaho’s tax rebates won’t need to report these payments on their 2022 federal income tax returns. […]