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Getting Married in Massachusetts: After the Wedding Posted on May 24

Getting Married in Massachusetts: After the Wedding

If you’ve recently gotten married, you’re probably ready to hide out with your spouse and enjoy your newly wedded (and family-free) bliss. But before you book your honeymoon flight to that remote tropical island, you might want to take care of some paperwork — especially   …Continue Reading Getting Married in Massachusetts: After the Wedding

Filing Property Taxes in Massachusetts Posted on Mar 17

Filing Property Taxes in Massachusetts

While filing your Massachusetts taxes this year, don’t forget about property taxes. The Department of Revenue (DOR) and the Massachusetts Court System provide information on who’s required to pay property taxes and where to file them. Do I Need to Pay Property Taxes? If you   …Continue Reading Filing Property Taxes in Massachusetts

Prepare for Tax Season 2016 Posted on Jan 19

Prepare for Tax Season 2016

It may feel like the new year just started, but tax season is already well underway. With a bit of knowledge and preparation, you can keep cool and calm as you prepare for the April 19 tax deadline. (The federal filing deadline is April 18   …Continue Reading Prepare for Tax Season 2016

Business Taxpayers — What You Need to Know About MassTaxConnect Posted on Nov 12

Business Taxpayers — What You Need to Know About MassTaxConnect

This is a guest blog post from the Department of Revenue (DOR). Please note — WebFile for Business will be unavailable from Nov. 21–30 to allow for account transfers to MassTaxConnect. Visit DOR’s website to find out what to do during Thanksgiving week. The Department of Revenue   …Continue Reading Business Taxpayers — What You Need to Know About MassTaxConnect

The Basics of MassTaxConnect Posted on Oct 15

The Basics of MassTaxConnect

The Department of Revenue (DOR) is rolling out a new tax filing system, MassTaxConnect, which replaced the current WebFile for Business system on Nov. 30, 2015, and will replace the individual tax income service, WebFile for Income, in 2017. The service had previously been available for   …Continue Reading The Basics of MassTaxConnect

The Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP): Helping Massachusetts Businesses Grow Posted on Aug 6

The Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP): Helping Massachusetts Businesses Grow

Since January, the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP) has approved 29 economic development projects creating 1,604 new jobs, retaining 2,481 existing jobs, and leveraging $375.8 million in private investment. This initiative, managed by the Massachusetts Office of Business Development (MOBD) — part of the Executive   …Continue Reading The Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP): Helping Massachusetts Businesses Grow

What Are Estimated Taxes and Who Must Pay Them? Posted on Feb 19

What Are Estimated Taxes and Who Must Pay Them?

For some workers, tax season doesn’t end on April 19. Freelancers, contractors, and any professional who doesn’t have taxes withheld from paychecks may be required to make an estimated tax payment at the end of each quarter in Massachusetts. The Department of Revenue (DOR) has   …Continue Reading What Are Estimated Taxes and Who Must Pay Them?

What Is Corporate Excise Tax? Posted on Jan 29

What Is Corporate Excise Tax?

Corporate excise tax generally applies to all corporations operating in Massachusetts, both foreign and domestic. Due on the 15th day of the third month after the close of the corporation’s taxable year, which can be either the calendar or fiscal year, corporate excise tax payments can   …Continue Reading What Is Corporate Excise Tax?

Get Ready for Tax Season Posted on Jan 20

Get Ready for Tax Season

Please 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   …Continue Reading Get Ready for Tax Season

Moving to Massachusetts, Part 3: Settling In Posted on Jul 24

Moving to Massachusetts, Part 3: Settling In

The other posts in this blog series covered how to plan your move and get your driver’s license and register your vehicle. This part of the series will cover residency, employment, health care coverage, education, registering to vote, and taxes — important things to help   …Continue Reading Moving to Massachusetts, Part 3: Settling In