REVENUE AND TAXATION
63-3067D. designation by taxpayer — opportunity scholarship. (1) Every taxpayer who has a refund due and payable for overpayment of taxes under the provisions of this chapter may designate any portion of such refund to be remitted to the state board of education or the board of regents of the university of Idaho for the purpose of awarding opportunity scholarships pursuant to chapter 56, title 33, Idaho Code. Every taxpayer who has an income tax liability may, in addition to his tax obligation, include a donation of any amount to be remitted to the state board of education for the purpose of awarding opportunity scholarships pursuant to section 33-4303, Idaho Code. Such moneys shall be deposited into the opportunity scholarship program account pursuant to section 33-4303, Idaho Code.
(2) A designation under subsection (1) of this section may be made in any taxable year in such manner and form as prescribed by the state tax commission. The manner and form so prescribed shall be a conspicuous portion of the principal form provided for the purpose of individual taxation.
(3) Prior to the distribution of funds into the opportunity scholarship program account as provided in subsection (1) of this section from the refund account, the state tax commission shall retain funds for the commission’s costs for collecting and administering the moneys in the account as follows: three thousand dollars ($3,000) from the opportunity scholarship program account for start-up costs during the first year of collections, and three thousand dollars ($3,000) or twenty percent (20%) of the moneys remitted to the opportunity scholarship program account pursuant to this section during the fiscal year, whichever is less, from the opportunity scholarship program account during each fiscal year thereafter, which amounts are hereby appropriated to the state tax commission.
[63-3067D, added 2010, ch. 281, sec. 1, p. 758; am. 2016, ch. 32, sec. 3, p. 81.]