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 2020

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 its software.

Be sure to use the links on this page to use the free services offered. Otherwise, you might 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.
  • FileYourTaxes.com offers free federal and Idaho tax returns if you meet one of the following:
    • Your Adjusted Gross Income is between $9,500 and $72,000 and your age is 65 or younger
    • You're on active duty military with an Adjusted Gross Income under $72,000
  • IRS Free File Delivered by TaxAct offers free federal and Idaho filing if you meet one of the following:
    • Your Adjusted Gross Income is $63,000 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 $72,000 or less
  • IRS Free File program delivered by TurboTax offers free federal and state tax returns if you meet one of the following:
    • Your Adjusted Gross Income is $39,000 or less
    • You're on active duty military with an Adjusted Gross Income of $72,000 or less (including Reservists and National Guard)
    • You're eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit
  • 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 $16,000 and $72,000
    • You're on active duty military with an Adjusted Gross Income of $72,000 or less
  • TaxSlayer offers free federal and Idaho filing if you meet one of the following:
    • Your Adjusted Gross Income is $72,000 or less and your age is 51 or younger
    • You're eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit
    • You're on active duty military with an Adjusted Gross Income of $72,000 or less

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



Last updated January 14, 2021

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.