ADOR and ADOT Remind Motoring Taxpayers To File Before Tax Deadline and Stay Safe
The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) and the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) have teamed up to remind motoring taxpayers of the importance of being safe and filing their taxes before this year’s tax deadline of April 17.
For April 17, ADOT’s Dynamic Message Signs (DMS), more commonly recognized by drivers as the overhead digital signs on the highways that feature travel and safety information, will display the following message:
Increased Accounting Credit now available to TPT taxpayers who e-file
The Arizona Department of Revenue is pleased to update transaction privilege tax (TPT) taxpayers who e-file using the department’s electronic filing programs.
Taxpayers who file electronically during a calendar year are now able to claim an increased accounting credit from 1 percent to 1.2 percent; this increases the total calendar year credit limit from $10,000 to $12,000.
TPT taxpayers who have already e-filed can file an amended return to claim the increased accounting credit.
Deadline for Arizonans to file individual income tax returns just over two weeks away
ADOR offers tax filing tips
With the April 17 filing deadline for this year’s individual income taxes just over two weeks away, the Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) has tips for taxpayers to avoid errors and make their filing easier.
Monthly Transaction Privilege Tax Filers: Please Submit Your Returns - March 18
Taxpayers can file now and schedule payments up until the deadline.
The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) reminds monthly 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.
ADOR Asks Arizonans to Be On Alert For Fake Tax Refund Scam
The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) is advising Arizona taxpayers to be aware of a scam this tax filing season, which has been reported in other states and by the IRS.
Known as the “fake tax refund scam”, it involves thieves finding ways to steal client data from tax professionals. The criminals then take the stolen data to file fraudulent tax returns and use the taxpayers' real bank accounts to deposit those tax refunds.
Arizona Department of Revenue outlines free tax preparation services available to taxpayers this filing season
The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) is reminding individual income tax filers who may need additional assistance this tax filing season to check out free tax preparation options available in the state.
Important Information When Municipalities Pass Tax Rate Changes
The Arizona Department of Revenue’s focus is on serving our customers, so the Agency feels it is important to provide awareness as to why there is sometimes a difference between the Department updating a rate change in its tax tables and the taxing jurisdiction.
The Department has an agreement in place with municipalities, which includes a process for when there is a tax rate change by any city or town, there is a 60-day period before implementation. This way our customers, Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT)-licensed businesses, have time to prepare for the tax rate change.
Increased Funding for Arizona Municipalities Under Arizona Department of Revenue’s Transaction Privilege Tax 2017 Distribution
It was a successful 2017 for 91 Arizona municipalities under the Arizona Department of Revenue’s (ADOR) transaction privilege tax (TPT) program.
In 2017, more than $2.7 billion in municipal TPT was collected and distributed to the participating cities and towns for local programs and services by ADOR.
The 14 cities that joined the TPT’s single point of administration and collection of business taxes in 2017 received in excess of $1.9 billion, a 6.3 percent increase from expectations at the start of last year.