Less Than a Month for Taxpayers to File Individual Income Tax Returns
The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) reminds taxpayers that July 15 is the deadline to file tax year 2019 individual income tax returns. The department moved the deadline for filing and paying state income taxes from April 15 to July 15, 2020, following direction by Governor Doug Ducey.
ADOR encourages electronic filing as it is more secure, more efficient, and on average, about one to two weeks faster than paper returns when it comes to refunds.
ADOR Advises Taxpayers to be Aware of Third-Party Tax Collection Letters
The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) wants taxpayers to know if they receive a letter from a third-party collections agency that uses the title “Distraint Warrant,” the department does not sanction this notice and does not currently use third-party tax collectors.
Arizona Tax Preparer Sentenced to One Year in Jail for Preparing Fraudulent Returns
PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that Roberto De La O was sentenced to one year of jail for preparing 118 fraudulent Arizona individual income tax returns for tax years 2014-2017.
The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) says COVID-19 hasn’t stopped scammers from trying to take advantage of taxpayers.
ADOR’s Criminal Investigation Unit reports since COVID-19 fully emerged in Arizona, 13 tax fraud schemes using stolen or created identities were pinpointed and then stopped. The amount of tax fraud identified so far this calendar year has totaled more than $10 million and is a 50 percent increase compared to the same period last year.
ADOR Provides Guidance on Estimated Income Tax Payment Deadline
The Arizona Department of Revenue confirms that while the deadline for filing and paying 2019 calendar year state income tax returns was moved to July 15, the deadline for tax year 2020 estimated tax payments remains April 15, 2020.
Deadline Reminders for Arizona 2019 Tax Year Filing Season
Individual Income Tax Filing and Paying Deadline Extended to July 15
The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) is reminding Arizona taxpayers that due to COVID-19, the April 15 deadline for filing and paying individual, corporate and fiduciary 2019 calendar year tax returns was moved to July 15.
The new deadline means taxpayers filing state tax returns or submitting payments by July 15 will not be assessed late filing or late payment penalties and interest.
Tips for Filing 2019 Tax Year Individual Income Taxes in Arizona
The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) recognizes tax filing season can be complex and may lead to questions and errors. In an effort to assist taxpayers through the process, ADOR has prepared some tax tips.
The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) has announced it has moved the deadline for filing and paying state income taxes from April 15 to July 15, 2020 following direction today by Governor Doug Ducey.
This is consistent with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s announcement that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has moved the deadline for 2019 federal tax returns to July 15, 2020.
The announcement by ADOR includes individual, corporate and fiduciary tax returns.
Arizona Auto Dealership Owners Accused of Fraud and Money Laundering
PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that a State Grand Jury indicted nine individuals accused of running an illegal operation that produced tens of thousands of titles for vehicles being sold in 42 states. Scott Bandy, James Johnson, Mary Fialko, James Edward Fialko, Lon Chaneyfield, Ivan Valenzuela, Oscar Valenzuela, Tamela Bandy, and Ashley Cwick were charged with Conspiracy, Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices, Money Laundering, Control of an Illegal Enterprise, and Fraudulent Schemes and Practices.