State sales tax rate

6%
Base state sales tax rate 6%
Local rate range 0%-3%
Total rate range 6%-9%

* While the base rate applies statewide, it’s only a starting point for calculating sales tax in Idaho. For an accurate tax rate for each jurisdiction, add other applicable local rates on top of the base rate.

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Idaho sales tax basics

The Idaho (ID) state sales tax rate is currently 6%. Depending on local municipalities, the total tax rate can be as high as 9%.

Local level, non-property taxes are allowed within resort cities if approved by 60% majority vote. This includes hotel, liquor and sales taxes.

Other, local-level tax rates in the state of Idaho are quite complex compared against local-level tax rates in other states. Idaho sales tax may also be levied at the city/county/school/transportation and SPD (special purpose district) levels. To learn more about local sales taxes imposed, visit the Idaho State Tax Commission FAQ Number 146.

Idaho businesses that sell, rent, or lease tangible personal property are required to register for a seller’s permit to do business in Idaho. 

 

 

 

How to register to collect sales tax in Idaho

To register your business in Idaho go to the Idaho Secretary of State website, or call the department directly (208) 334-2301

Idaho law requires retailers who are doing business in Idaho to get a seller’s permit and collect sales tax on the sale of goods they ship or deliver to customers in Idaho.

How to file sales tax returns in Idaho

Idaho businesses can file and pay their taxes either online or offline using Form 850.

Deadlines for filing sales tax returns in Idaho

Filing deadlines are assigned by the Idaho Tax Commission but are typically filed monthly on the 20th day following the prior period.

Idaho Sales Tax Rate by County

Are you looking for tax rates within a certain county? We have a list of all the counties in Idaho along with their sales tax rate.

 

Idaho Sales Tax Rates by City

Each city or town in Idaho may charge additional sales tax. Find the local tax rate for each city.

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