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  • 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 office hours on April 18

    April 12, 2023

    BOISE 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 the Boise office with bins to […]

  • Apply for property tax relief now before time runs out

    April 10, 2023

    BOISE, Idaho — April 10, 2023 – Tuesday, April 18, is the last day for certain homeowners and veterans with disabilities to apply for relief from their 2022 property taxes. They must submit applications by that date. New this year, Idaho homeowners can apply online at They’ll need an email address. They also can […]

  • Six tips for filing Idaho taxes

    April 4, 2023

    BOISE, Idaho — April 4, 2023 — As the April 18 deadline for filing income tax returns approaches, the Idaho State Tax Commission is offering six tips to make the process smoother: 1.  E-file your return Filing your return electronically has many benefits that include: The software helps with the math. You get a confirmation […]

  • 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’ […]