Unlicensed Used Auto Dealer Indicted for Fraudulent Schemes and Tax Evasion
Defendant Accused of Curbstoning
PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Randolph Ezrre, of Rio Rico, with Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices, and 11 counts of Filing a False Tax Return for allegedly failing to pay transaction privilege tax, also known as sales tax, on used car sales in 2017 and 2018.
Arizonans Reminded of Key Changes to 2019 Tax Year Income Tax Returns
The individual income tax filing season for state and federal returns opens on Monday, January 27, 2020 and the Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) is reminding taxpayers of some key changes when filing for 2019 tax year.
Arizona individual income tax returns for tax year 2019 will include the following adjustments:
TPT Filers-Please Submit Your Return - January 2020
Taxpayers can file now and schedule payments up until the deadline.
The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) reminds transaction privilege tax filers that returns are due.
Avoid the worry and hassle of mailing your return by using AZTaxes.gov, which is available at night and weekends. Our online filing and paying service is free, fast and easy — allowing payments to be scheduled up until the second to last business day.
To be in compliance with state law, you must file a return by its due date, even if there is no tax due for the filing period.
Arizona Department of Revenue Enhances Customer Service with Kiosk Option
Arizona taxpayers have another option when filing and paying electronically on the state’s tax system.
The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) has introduced self-service kiosks in both its Phoenix and Tucson locations. Kiosks are already available for use by taxpayers at the department’s East Valley office in Mesa.
Revised threshold for TPT electronic filing and paying goes into effect Jan. 1, 2020
Under legislation that became law in 2017, businesses with an annual transaction privilege tax (TPT) and use tax liability of $5,000 or more during the prior calendar year will be required to file and pay electronically starting in February 2020 for the January reporting period.
The revised 2020 threshold of $5,000 is a change from the 2019 level of $10,000.
Businesses filing returns electronically are eligible to receive up to $2,000 back through the enhanced accounting credit for e-filing.
Arizona Electronic Filing Option for Corporate Taxpayers to Begin in January 2020
Thousands of businesses will have an electronic filing option for their Arizona income taxes starting next month, which will provide a more convenient way of filing their tax returns.
The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) has completed final system testing to begin accepting tax year 2019 corporate and partnership e-filed returns in early January. The department also has worked with more than a dozen software vendors to have their systems in place for companies.