Post Content

DOR tax picPlease note: This is last year’s tax season blog. Some material may be out of date. Read our 2016 tax season blog for current forms and information.

Tax season is upon us, and that can mean stress for Massachusetts residents and workers who don’t have the documents they need to file returns and payments by the April 15, 2015 deadline.

While the Department of Revenue (DOR) encourages online filing of Massachusetts state income taxes with WebFile for Income, you can make filing a paper return as easy as possible by having the right forms and information at your fingertips.

WebFile for Income is only available to full-year residents. Part-year residents and non-residents can file electronically using commercial software or a professional tax preparer.

Here are the most commonly used Massachusetts personal income tax forms:

Additional forms and information related to filing taxes for a corporation, insurance company, partnership, financial institution, or other entity can be found on DOR’s Tax Forms page.

Visit the DOR website, call the department’s customer service line at (617) 887-6367, or call the toll-free line at (800) 392-6089 for more information and assistance.

Filing and Extensions

If taxpayers are unable to file returns by the due date (April 15, 2015), they can request an automatic six-month extension for filing.

Those not filing extensions electronically must file one of the following tax forms to request an extension:

Massachusetts personal income tax extension requests must be filed electronically if:

  • Payment is not included with the extension; or
  • A payment of $5,000 or more is included with the extension and a return for the Jan. 1–Dec. 31, 2013 period is being filed.

Paper Return Mailing Addresses

For refunds: Massachusetts Department of Revenue, P.O. Box 7000, Boston, MA 02204

For payments: Massachusetts Department of Revenue, P.O. Box 7003, Boston, MA 02204

It’s easier to file taxes when you have the right forms at hand and don’t leave it until the last minute. Get a head start by organizing your financial documents as early as possible and submit forms well before the April 15 deadline.

How are you planning to file your taxes this year — electronically or by mail? Let us know by commenting below, or tweet us @MassGov.

Written By:

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Recent Posts

Filing Property Taxes in Massachusetts posted on Mar 22

Filing Property Taxes in Massachusetts

When you file your Massachusetts taxes this year, don’t forget about property taxes. Property taxes are filed and collected through the town or city where your property is located, not through the state government. The Department of Revenue (DOR) and the Massachusetts Court System provide information on who’s required   …Continue Reading Filing Property Taxes in Massachusetts

Opioid Misuse in Massachusetts: What Parents Need to Know posted on Mar 15

The number of annual deaths related to opioid use in Massachusetts more than quadrupled between 2000 and 2015, according to the Department of Public Health (DPH). Parents should be aware that young people are at high risk of becoming involved in this fatal epidemic. According to DPH and   …Continue Reading Opioid Misuse in Massachusetts: What Parents Need to Know

5 Women Who Shaped Massachusetts Politics posted on Mar 1

5 Women Who Shaped Massachusetts Politics

March is Women’s History Month — what better time to celebrate women who have shaped Massachusetts politics? From the first women elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives to the first female senator to represent the state in Washington, D.C., Bay State women have been shaping the   …Continue Reading 5 Women Who Shaped Massachusetts Politics