ADOT, Department of Revenue partnership takes down large operation

PHOENIX – Working to protect people around the country from fraud involving used cars, state investigators have broken up a major criminal operation based in the East Valley that illegally produced tens of thousands of titles for vehicles being sold in 42 states.


Taxpayers Encouraged to E-file

Individual income tax filers needing additional assistance this tax filing season can take advantage of the following free tax filing services that are available in the state:


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.


The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) says taxpayers need to be mindful when selecting their tax preparers this tax season, because they are ultimately responsible for what is filed, regardless of who prepared the return.

 Taxpayer responsibilities:


The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) is reminding businesses that have not renewed their 2020 Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) License to complete the licensing renewal process.

Renewals were due Jan. 1, 2020.  Prompt compliance online can save both time and money. 

Businesses still owing a renewal fee should act now to avoid further penalties and delays receiving their 2020 Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) License. 


Taxpayers receiving Form 1099-G, which serves as a confirmation of the previous year’s state tax refund, can now go online to access and print the form.

To be eligible for a Form 1099-G, a taxpayer must have itemized on their federal return and received an Arizona income tax refund.


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.