REVENUE AND TAXATION
63-3623. Returns and payments. (a) The taxes imposed by this act are due and payable to the state tax commission monthly on or before the twentieth day of the succeeding month.
(b) All moneys collected or received by the state tax commission from the taxes, penalties, interest and fees imposed by this act shall be deposited with the state treasurer to be credited by him to the sales tax account created by this act.
(c) On or before the twentieth day of the month a return shall be filed with the state tax commission in such form as the state tax commission may prescribe.
(d) For the purpose of the sales tax, a return shall be filed by every seller. For the purposes of the use tax, a return shall be filed by every retailer engaged in business in this state and by every person purchasing tangible personal property, the storage, use, or other consumption of which is subject to the use tax, who has not paid the use tax due to a retailer required to collect the tax. Returns shall be signed by the person required to file the return or by his duly authorized agent.
(e) For the purposes of the sales tax, the return shall show the total sales at retail subject to tax under this act during the reporting period. For the purposes of the use tax, in case of a return filed by a retailer, the return shall show the total sales price of the property sold by him, the storage, use, or consumption of which property became subject to the use tax during the reporting period; in the case of a return filed by a purchaser, the return shall show the total sales price of the property purchased by him, the storage, use, or consumption of which became subject to the use tax during the reporting period.
(f) The return shall show the amount of the taxes for the period covered by the return and such other information as the state tax commission deems necessary for the proper administration of this act.
(g) The person required to file the return shall mail or deliver the return together with a remittance of any tax due to the state tax commission for the reporting period.
(h) The state tax commission, if it deems it necessary in order to insure payment to or facilitate the collection by the state of taxes, may require returns for periods other than monthly periods.
(i) For the purposes of the sales tax, gross amounts from rentals or leases of tangible personal property which may be subject to tax under this act shall be reported and the tax paid in accordance with such rules as the state tax commission may prescribe.
(j) The state tax commission for good cause may extend, for not to exceed one (1) month, the time for making any return or paying any amount required to be paid under this act.
(k) Any person to whom an extension is granted and who pays the tax within the period for which the extension is granted shall pay, in addition to the tax, interest at the rate provided in section 63-3045, Idaho Code, from the date on which the tax would have been due without the extension until the day of payment.
(l) Upon the transfer of ownership of a motor vehicle subject to sales or use tax, a certificate of title will be issued to the new owner only upon presentation of evidence of payment of sales or use tax on the transaction.
(m) The owner of a motor vehicle or trailer required to be registered by the laws of this state shall, upon demand, furnish to the officer issuing such registration, satisfactory evidence that any sales or use tax to which such motor vehicle or trailer is subject has been paid to this state before any such registration shall be issued.
(n) Retail sales of tangible personal property through a vending machine which are taxable upon the purchase price paid by the owner or operator of the vending machine pursuant to subsection (e) of section 63-3613, Idaho Code, shall be reported upon the sales tax return of the owner or operator of the vending machine in the manner by which the tax commission may by rule prescribe.
[63-3623, added 1965, ch. 195, sec. 23, p. 408; am. 1966 (2nd E.S.), ch. 6, sec. 1, p. 17; am. 1977, ch. 36, sec. 2, p. 66; am. 1981, ch. 290, sec. 6, p. 600; am. 1983, ch. 4, sec. 14, p. 16; am. 1983, ch. 204, sec. 1, p. 556; am. 1984, ch. 285, sec. 1, p. 658; am. 1996, ch. 46, sec. 13, p. 135; am. 1999, ch. 42, sec. 14, p. 99.]