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Idaho’s income tax filing season opens Jan. 23, along with IRS

BOISE, IDAHO — Jan. 18, 2017 — The Idaho State Tax Commission will start processing 2016 Idaho individual income tax returns on Jan. 23, the same date the Internal Revenue Service begins processing federal returns. (Read more)

Published 01-18-2017 | Permanent link to this news item
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Decisions posted to the website in December 2016

The following decisions were posted to the website in December 2016. 

The decisions were issued in August and September 2016.




Published 12-30-2016 | Permanent link to this news item
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New Phishing Scheme Targets Tax Pros

The IRS and the Security Summit partners continue to see new e-mail phishing schemes emerge, and remind tax professionals to be on the lookout for these scams as tax season approaches.

The Security Summit effort just identified a new email phishing scheme targeting numerous tax professionals with the subject line "Mails on Hold!".

Emails may:

  • Appear to be from the IRS or e-services
  • Include references to such things as IRS personnel or PTINs

The IRS and Security Summit partners strongly urge people not to click on the links or attachments contained in these emails.

If you are a victim of an e-services scam, please contact the e-services helpdesk at (866) 255-0654 and report the incident to the FTC and TIGTA.

Published 12-29-2016 | Permanent link to this news item
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Changes to 2016 income tax booklet mailing

If you were expecting to receive a 2016 income tax booklet from us, please be aware of some changes. The Tax Commission will be mailing 2016 tax booklets only to taxpayers who filed a paper return last year using a tax form from our booklet or website. Taxpayers who e-filed their return last year or filed a paper form generated though a tax software package won’t automatically receive a booklet. However, they can download income tax forms and instructions from our website. And they can order the booklet through the website.


Published 12-29-2016 | Permanent link to this news item
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IFTA renewals due Jan. 3

IFTA account holders: Remember to renew your 2017 IFTA license and decals by Jan. 3.  The easiest way to renew and pay is through Idaho’s Taxpayer Access Point (TAP).


Published 12-27-2016 | Permanent link to this news item
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Income tax withholding guide updated with new due date

We’ve updated A Guide to Idaho Income Tax Withholding on our website to reflect the new Jan. 31 due date for filing Form 967 and W-2s.  Note: We did not update the withholding tables.  The tables are usually updated in May or June of each year after the Idaho legislative session ends. 


Published 12-23-2016 | Permanent link to this news item
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