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.
Items from Dormant Safe Deposit Boxes to be Auctioned Off by ADOR on Dec. 6
The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) will hold a public auction of unclaimed property from abandoned safe deposit boxes on Friday, December 6.
The sale will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sierra Auction, 3570 Grand Avenue in Phoenix, and will feature thousands of items that have not been claimed for many years – including 10-ounce gold bars, collectible U.S. currency, diamond rings and necklaces, as well as precious stone jewelry sets and other unique items.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING -- PROPERTY TAX OVERSIGHT COMMISSION (December 2019)
The meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.
Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the Property Tax Oversight Commission and to general public that the Property Tax Oversight Commission will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.
The meeting will be held in Conference Room 621 on the 6th Floor of the Department of Revenue Building, 1600 West Monroe, Phoenix, Arizona.
Arizona Tax Preparer Indicted for Allegedly Preparing Fraudulent Returns
PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Roberto De La O, a tax preparer, with fraudulent schemes and artifices, preparing false returns, taking the identity of another, and failure to file taxes. De La O is accused of preparing false Arizona personal income tax returns between 2014 and 2017.
Arizona Department of Revenue Remaining Vigilant in Combating Tax Identity Theft
Three Examples of Busted Schemes Showcase Issue
Identity thieves continue to look for ways to victimize taxpayers including phishing schemes, card-skimming devices, unsecure Wi-Fi networks, data breaches, computer viruses, unsafe smartphone apps, and hacking email accounts.
Transaction Privilege Tax License Renewals Due January 1, 2020
The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) is sending renewal letters to businesses this week. Every business licensed with ADOR is required to renew their Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) License as it expires December 31, 2019.
The due date to renew a TPT license is January 1, 2020. TPT licenses are valid for one calendar year, from January 1 through December 31. Licenses renewed within the calendar year must still be renewed at the start of the following calendar year. Failure to renew or renewals received after January 1 will incur penalties and/or late fees.
Department of Revenue Provides Penalty Relief and Support for October TPT Filers
In light of intermittent technical issues with the Department of Revenue’s AZTaxes.gov website, the department is providing additional support to assist business taxpayers in meeting their transaction privilege tax (TPT) obligations for the October reporting and paying period, due Wednesday, November 27.
For business taxpayers that use the AZTaxes.gov website to file and pay transaction privilege tax, the department is extending a penalty grace period for the October reporting period.
Modifications Being Completed for Corporate E-Filing in Arizona
Corporations Will Have E-File Option Starting January 2020
The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) is completing system modifications to start accepting electronically filed corporate income tax returns in January 2020. The e-file solution will also include partnership tax returns.
The introduction of corporate e-filing will provide businesses with an easier and more convenient way of filing tax returns.
ADOR Seeking Unclaimed Property Owners Who Served in U.S. Military in Arizona
The Arizona Department of Revenue’s (ADOR) Unclaimed Property program is looking for members of the U.S. military who have unclaimed funds in their names from when they were based in Arizona.
The agency has identified more than 8,800 military personnel with last known Arizona addresses from Luke Air Force Base, Tucson’s Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Fort Huachuca Army Base, Yuma Proving Ground Army Base, Camp Navajo Army Base and Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma.