Idaho tax revenues up in October

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Idaho’s tax revenues are close to 3 percent above the previous year and have been above projections every month since July. Tax revenues were $8.8 million above projections in October, according to Idaho economist Derek Santos.…

State-based banks among TARP dividend deadbeats

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Three of Idaho’s four bailed-out banks are lagging on payments to the federal government. Deepest in the hole is Boise-based Idaho Banking Company; the bank has failed to deliver the feds dividend payments for five consecutive…