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Eye On Boise Idaho state tax revenue archive

MONDAY, JAN. 15, 2018

SUNDAY, JAN. 7, 2018

How the federal tax bill impacts Idaho's state budget...

What effect with the federal tax bill have on Idaho’s state budget? That’s been the big-bucks question, so there was far more suspense than usual surrounding state Tax Commission Chairman Ken Roberts’ presentation Friday to the Legislature’s Economic Outlook & Revenue Assessment Committee. Roberts noted...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 4, 2018



TUESDAY, DEC. 12, 2017

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017

THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017


Bayer has first revenue motion: Adopt governor's forecast

Sen. Cliff Bayer, R-Boise, made the first motion at today’s joint Economic Outlook & Revenue Assessment meeting, proposing that the panel adopt Gov. Butch Otter’s forecast. That’s actually lower than the committee members’ own estimates. “In historical terms, we’ve had some colorful and large deliberations...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2017

MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2016

Idaho’s growing Hispanic population a factor in education, economy

Hispanics accounted for 42 percent of the enrollment growth in Idaho’s public schools in the last five years, according to a new report from the University of Idaho’s McClure Center for Public Policy Research. In fact, 10 Idaho school districts – and eight Idaho counties, including Boundary County – would have lost population from 2010 to 2014...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016

THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2016

MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2016

February state tax revenues beat forecasts 

State tax revenues came in $13.8 million above forecasts for the month of February, 10.4 percent above; that brings general fund collections for the fiscal year to date to almost exactly on forecast, at just $0.2 million below. Year-to-date general fund receipts are 4.3 percent...

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MONDAY, FEB. 8, 2016

TUESDAY, SEPT. 8, 2015

August state tax revenues beat forecasts

Idaho state tax revenues in August came in 3.4 percent above forecasts, largely due to strong collections in individual income and sales taxes, the two largest categories of state taxes. The state’s tax revenues for the month were 6.4 percent higher than the previous August....

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FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2015

MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2015

FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2015

MONDAY, FEB. 9, 2015

January state tax revenues come in $1M over forecast 

Idaho’s general fund revenues for January came in $1 million ahead of projections, for a fiscal year-to-date total that's 1.2 percent over the forecast. Sales taxes for the month, often much-watched because they reflect the impact of holiday sales, were very close to forecast, at...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 5, 2014

November state tax revenues beat forecast 

Idaho state tax revenues in November came in 5.9 percent ahead of forecasts, the governor’s Division of Financial Management reports, pushing the fiscal year-to-date total collections to $12.3 million, or 1.1 percent ahead of projections. The biggest jump came in individual income tax collections, which...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 7, 2014

TUESDAY, SEPT. 9, 2014

August state tax revenues beat forecasts 

Idaho’s General Fund revenue report for August is in, and state tax revenues topped forecasts by $6.2 million. That brings fiscal year-to-date collections to $462.9 million, $2.9 million ahead of forecasts and 6 percent higher than state tax revenues last year at the same point....

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THURSDAY, AUG. 14, 2014

State tax revenues slightly below mark for July

Idaho state tax revenues in July came in slightly below the state’s newly revised forecasts, but 3.8 percent above July of the previous year. Revenues were 1.4 percent below the revised forecast of $244.3 million for the month. The forecast for fiscal year 2015, which...

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