The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) treats detecting and stopping fraud with paramount importance and reminds taxpayers that tax filing season is a time to be aware of identity thieves looking for ways to commit tax fraud.

The department points to phishing schemes, card-skimming devices, unsecure Wi-Fi networks, data breaches, computer viruses, unsafe smartphone apps, and hacking email accounts as ways identities are stolen.


The State of Arizona’s individual income tax filing season for tax year 2019 has opened. The deadline to file is  April 15.


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:


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.


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.  


House Bill 2757, passed during the 2019 Arizona legislative session, repealed the Arizona lottery subtraction.  As a result, individual taxpayers may no longer subtract from their income the amount of prizes or winnings up to $5,000 in a single taxable year from any of the state lotteries.

The removal of the Arizona lottery subtraction applies retroactively to taxable years beginning from and after December 31, 2018. 


Corporations are now able to electronically file their income taxes to the Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR). The corporate e-file solution starts with 2019 income tax returns and includes partnership tax returns.