Idaho State Tax Commission

Filing Individual Income Taxes Online

tax.idaho.gov/freefile

If you choose to e-file, you must use the same provider to file both your federal and state returns.

Note: The Idaho State Tax Commission does not endorse the following companies, products, or services. The companies listed on this page offer different levels of service, so you may want to look carefully at each provider to see which free filing offers you qualify for. If you have technical difficulties while using these products, please contact that company's help desk or technical support.

Free electronic filing for tax year 2019

The state of Idaho has partnered with software developers and the IRS to provide selected groups of taxpayers with free electronic filing. To see if you qualify for free filing, please read the information below and click on the company name to view their software.

Be sure to use the links on this page to use the free services offered. Otherwise, you may be assessed fees or charges by these companies.

  • 1040NOW offers free federal and state tax returns if your Adjusted Gross Income is $32,000 or less and you live in Idaho.
    • This offer is limited to three free tax returns per computer.
  • FreeTaxUSA.com offers free federal and state tax returns if you meet one of the following:
    • Your Adjusted Gross Income is $36,000 or less
    • You're eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit
    • You were on active duty military in 2019 with an Adjusted Gross Income of $69,000 or less
  • Intuit TurboTax Free File Program offers free federal and state tax returns if you meet one of the following:
    • Your Adjusted Gross Income is $36,000 or less
    • You're on active duty military with an Adjusted Gross Income of $69,000 or less (including Reservists and National Guard)
    • You're eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit
  • IRS Free File program delivered by H&R Block offers free federal and Idaho filing if:
    • Your federal adjusted gross income for 2019 was $69,000 or less and you were between the ages of 17 and 51 as of December 31, 2019; or
    • You are active duty military and your adjusted gross income was $69,000 or less; or
    • You are eligible for the federal earned income credit (also known as the earned income tax credit, or EITC).
  • Online Taxes at OLT.com offers free federal and free state online tax preparation and e-filing if you meet one of the following:
    • Your federal Adjusted Gross Income is between $14,000 and $69,000
    • You're on active duty military with an Adjusted Gross Income of $69,000 or less
  • TaxAct offers free federal and Idaho filing if you meet one of the following:
    • Your Adjusted Gross Income is $59,000 or less and your age is 56 or younger
    • You're eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit
    • You're on active duty military with an Adjusted Gross Income of $69,000 or less

Be sure to use the links on this page to use the free services offered. Otherwise, you may be assessed fees or charges by these companies.



Last updated January 9, 2020

This information is for general guidance only. Tax laws are complex and change regularly. We can't cover every circumstance in our guides. This guidance may not apply to your situation. Please contact us with any questions. We work to provide current and accurate information. But some information could have technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. If there's a conflict between current tax law and this information, current tax law will govern.