Laws & Taxes

Laws & Taxes

Estimate your property taxes at tax.idaho.gov

Residents in 23 Idaho counties can estimate their 2016 property taxes by visiting the Idaho State Tax Commission’s website at tax.idaho.gov. The “Quick Picks” section on the home page links to a calculator that allows taxpayers to estimate what they will owe.

You may be able to lower your property taxes; apply by April 18

April 18 is the last day this year to submit applications to your county assessor for a reduction in your 2016 property taxes. Those who qualify for Idaho’s Property Tax Reduction (Circuit Breaker) Program can get property taxes on their primary Idaho residence and up to one acre of land reduced by as much as $1,320. The state pays a portion of the homeowner’s property taxes

More Idahoans can apply for this year’s Idaho Property Tax Reduction Program

Just under half of the more than 55,000 Idahoans eligible for a reduction in their property taxes actually apply for the Idaho Property Tax Reduction Program. The Idaho State Tax Commission wants to make more people aware of this property tax credit that’s available to low-income seniors and others who qualify, especially with expanded status qualifications that allow more potential claimants to apply this year.

You may be able to lower your property taxes; apply by April 15

April 15 is the last day to submit applications to your county assessor for a reduction in your property taxes. Those who qualify for Idaho’s Property Tax Reduction (Circuit Breaker) Program can get property taxes on their primary Idaho residence and up to one acre of land reduced by as much as $1,320.

Estimate your property taxes at tax.idaho.gov

Residents in 17 Idaho counties can estimate their 2014 property taxes by visiting the Idaho State Tax Commission’s website at tax.idaho.gov. The “Quick Picks” section on the home page links to a calculator that allows taxpayers to estimate what they will owe

You may be able to lower your property taxes; apply by April 15

April 15 is the last day to submit applications to your county assessor for a reduction in your property taxes.

More than 55,000 Idahoans qualify for Idaho’s Property Tax Reduction Program

According to AARP research, just under half of the more than 55,000 Idahoans eligible for a reduction in their property taxes actually apply for this discount. That’s why the Idaho State Tax Commission and AARP Idaho want to make more people aware of the benefit that’s available to low-income seniors and others who qualify

Judge orders Mt. Home couple to file Idaho tax returns

BOISE, IDAHO — Jan. 16, 2014 — Fourth District Court Judge Lynn G. Norton has ordered a Mountain Home couple to file Idaho tax returns for six years in which their reported income totaled more than $360,000.

Some Idahoans can estimate their property taxes at tax.idaho.gov

BOISE, IDAHO - June 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Residents in 14 Idaho counties can estimate their 2013 property taxes by visiting the Idaho State Tax Commission’s website at tax.idaho.gov. The “Quick Picks” section on the home page links to a calculator that allows taxpayers to estimate what they will owe

New Idaho law allows property tax exemption for $100,000 in personal property value for...

BOISE, ID - April 17, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Due to a new tax law (House Bill 315) that takes effect immediately, businesses can exempt the first $100,000 of their personal property value under one ownership in any county. Businesses with locations in more than one county in Idaho can exempt up to $100,000 of the personal property value in each county in which the property is located

You may be able to lower your property taxes; apply by April 15

BOISE, ID - March 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- April 15 is the final day to submit applications to your county assessor for Idaho’s Property Tax Reduction (Circuit Breaker) Program, according to the Idaho State Tax Commission.

Simpson Supports Terminating Tax Code

Washington, DC - January 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson is an original cosponsor of H.R. 462, the Tax Code Termination Act. This legislation would abolish the Internal Revenue Code and call on Congress to fundamentally reform the federal tax system

IHFA announces record low interest rate of 3.75%

BOISE, ID - October 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Idaho Housing and Finance Association today announced a 30-year fixed interest rate of 3.75%, the lowest rate in IHFA’s history. This low rate provides opportunity for qualified homebuyers who can choose from FHA, VA, and RD loan products that best meet their needs. Potential homeowners can visit www.IdaMortgage.com, our homeownership resource center, to check their eligibility for a loan.

$60,000 grant helps 261 Idaho families become homeowners

September 28, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The federal homebuyer tax credit made homeownership more affordable for families across the country, but an important local partnership benefited Idaho homebuyers even further. IdaMortgage and the Home Partnership Foundation, brought to you by Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA), partnered with the Ada County Association of REALTORS® (ACAR) to make homeownership even more attainable to Idaho homebuyers through a program called Welcome Home Idaho. More than 1,300 homebuyers utilized IdaMortgage’s Tax Credit 2nd Loan, which helped borrowers monetize up to $7,000 of the federal homebuyer tax credit up front for use on down payment or closing costs.

MILLION DOLLAR JUDGMENT AND FINDINGS OF MULTIPLE VIOLATIONS OF IDAHO LAW ENTERED AGAINST SEATTLE-BASED...

Boise, ID - August 11, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- An Ada County judge has ordered more than $1 million in penalties and restitution against Access Mortgage Company, Inc. (Access Mortgage), a Seattle-based mortgage broker, for violating Idaho laws relating to mortgage and financial fraud.

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