Idaho Center for Fiscal Policy: A Summary of Four Proposals from the Legislature's Tax Working Group

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Idaho has a graduated personal income tax, with rates increasing with household income. This has a balancing effect on the sales and property taxes,which generally cost middle and lower-earning households a larger share of their income.
When all state and local taxes are combined, Idaho’s tax distribution is relatively even across the income spectrum, although the top 20% of earners pay less in taxes as a percentage of family income.

Idaho has a graduated personal income tax, with rates increasing with household income. This has a balancing effect on the sales and property taxes,which generally cost middle and lower-earning households a larger share of their income.

When all state and local taxes are combined, Idaho’s tax distribution is relatively even across the income spectrum, although the top 20% of earners pay less in taxes as a percentage of family income.

 

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