REVENUE AND TAXATION
EXEMPTIONS FROM TAXATION
63-602L. Property exempt from taxation — Intangible personal property. (1) The following intangible personal property is exempt from taxation: capital stock and bonds. The deposits in national banks, state banks, and savings and loan associations. Shares and accounts of savings and loan associations, credit unions or associations organized under the laws of the state of Idaho for the purpose of accumulating the savings and funds of their members and lending the same to their members. Goodwill, customer lists, contracts and contract rights, patents, trademarks, custom computer programs as defined in section 63-3616, Idaho Code, copyrights, trade secrets, franchises, licenses, rights-of-way which are possessory only and not accompanied by title.
(2) The commission shall promulgate rules which shall provide for the exclusion of exempt intangible personal property from taxable value of operating property. Such rules shall allow each taxpayer the right to elect one (1) of the following three (3) methods for exclusion of exempt intangible personal property from its taxable value:
(a) Separate exclusion of the exempt intangible personal property at the system level value; or
(b) Separate exclusion of the exempt intangible personal property at the state allocated value; or
(c) Exclusion of the exempt intangible personal property by valuation of only tangible personal property and nonexempt intangible personal property using valuation models which do not impound or include values of the exempt intangible personal property.
[63-602L, added 1996, ch. 98, sec. 7, p. 353; am. 1998, ch. 400, sec. 4, p. 1254.]