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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Municipal tax amnesty program guidelines announced Posted on Sep 30

The Department of Revenue's Division of Local Services has published its Informational Guideline Release for the Municipal Tax Amnesty Program approved as part of the recently enacted Municipal Relief Act. The amnesty program requires enactment of a municipality's legislative body. The program does not waive payment   …Continue Reading Municipal tax amnesty program guidelines announced

DLS launches new technical assistance web tool for local officials Posted on Sep 17

The Department of Revenue's Division of Local Services has launched a new web page to more easily provide Technical Assistance to cities and towns in search of best practices, tips on sharing services and regionalization, Excel-based financial calculators, and a list of Q and A's that   …Continue Reading DLS launches new technical assistance web tool for local officials

New brochures available on tax exemptions and deferrals Posted on Sep 13

The Department of Revenue's Division of Local Services has published a refreshed series of taxpayer brochures on a series of tax exemptions and tax deferrals available to the blind; senior citizens; surviving spouses, minor children and elderly; and veterans. DLS has also published a new   …Continue Reading New brochures available on tax exemptions and deferrals

2010 amnesty for business taxpayers collected $32.6 million Posted on Sep 10

The Department of Revenue has released its report to the Legislature on the 2010 tax amnesty program, reporting a collection of $32.6 million. The amnesty ran from April 1 to June 1, and targeted eligible business taxpayers who had previously received notices from DOR for delinquent taxes. Under   …Continue Reading 2010 amnesty for business taxpayers collected $32.6 million