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Idaho State Taxes


State Income Taxes in Idaho

The state of Idaho does have an individual income tax. Like most states with income tax, it is calculated on a marginal scale with multiple brackets (7). The tax rates range from between 1.125% to 6.925% for 2020. The highest bracket starts at $11,760. However in 2021, the state legislature has lowered the highest income tax rate, down from 6.925% to 6.50%

State Business Taxes in Idaho

The state of Idaho has a flat Corporate income tax of 6.50% on C Corporations. Other flow-thru entities, such as S-Corporations, LLCs and Partnerships are not subject to the corporate income tax, but they are subject to the individual income tax rate.

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Additionally, the state of Idaho imposes a small tax on all business & fiduciary entities. The tax is as follow:

  • $10 for each C Corporation
  • $10 for each S Corporation shareholder
  • $10 for each LLC member
  • $10 for each Trust or Fiduciary beneficiary

Sales and Property Taxes in Idaho

Sales Taxes in Idaho – Like most states, Idaho has both a state and local sales tax. Its state sales tax is 6.00% and it’s local sales tax has an average rate of 0.03% (which puts the state average 6.03%).

Property Taxes in Idaho – the average property tax rate for residential property in the state of Idaho is 0.75%, which is well below the national average of 1.05%. If you homestead your primary residence in Idaho, they will reduce your home value assessment by $100,000, thereby paying less in property taxes.

Payroll Taxes in Idaho

Unemployment taxes usually consist of three factors. They are: the wage base, the range of UI rates, number of schedules. Below is an outline of the three:

  • Wage Base – Idaho has a wage base of $40,000 (high wage base)
  • UI Rates – range from 0.25% to 5.40%
  • Schedules – Idaho has multiple rate schedules regarding UI

Idaho Business Entities – LLCs

Idaho is inexpensive in regards to opening an LLC. Here are some important facts:

  • Idaho has no annual LLC fee. Yay!
  • When you register with the state, you pay a one time fee of $100
  • Secretary of State of Idaho website – click here

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