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Yearly Archives: 2015

Account ID or FEIN? The Choice is Yours Posted on Dec 30

The Department of Revenue recently sent out notices to the business community entitled “NOTICE OF ACCOUNT ID” providing important information regarding the new Account IDs for use when filing and paying taxes with MassTaxConnect. In the notice, we said that you must use the ID to file   …Continue Reading Account ID or FEIN? The Choice is Yours

MassTaxConnect Resources At Your Service Posted on Dec 18

MassTaxConnect has taken off and users have been busy putting the system to work. We’ve taken the liberty of putting together a robust selection of self-help resources to assist our business taxpayers with some common questions about the new system. We’re also extending our call   …Continue Reading MassTaxConnect Resources At Your Service

New Electronic Filing System—MassTaxConnect—is now live! Posted on Nov 30

New Electronic Filing System—MassTaxConnect—is now live!

Earlier this morning DOR officially launched its newest online portal for filing and paying business taxes in the Commonwealth: MassTaxConnect. MassTaxConnect has replaced WebFile for Business, offering all the benefits the old system offered, along with a host of new functionalities that will make paying   …Continue Reading New Electronic Filing System—MassTaxConnect—is now live!

DOR Joins Forces with Others to Fight Tax Fraud Posted on Nov 25

The Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) continues to be serious about combating tax and identity fraud. Not only have we continuously redoubled our anti-fraud efforts, we have in the past welcomed every opportunity to join forces with others to fight the ever-growing issues of identity   …Continue Reading DOR Joins Forces with Others to Fight Tax Fraud

Tax Practitioners Report in on Sneak Preview of MassTaxConnect Posted on Nov 24

On November 30th, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) will release MassTaxConnect, the next generation tax system, to business and corporate taxpayers. The new filing system will replace WebFile for Business. In anticipation of the launch, DOR invited tax practitioners to preview MassTaxConnect and weigh   …Continue Reading Tax Practitioners Report in on Sneak Preview of MassTaxConnect

MassTaxConnect: A Big Win for Small Businesses in the Commonwealth Posted on Nov 23

Small businesses are the lifeblood of a healthy economy. That’s true nationally, and that’s certainly true here in Massachusetts. With the advent of DOR’s newest electronic filing system, MassTaxConnect, life is about to get a whole lot easier for many companies across the Commonwealth. Currently,   …Continue Reading MassTaxConnect: A Big Win for Small Businesses in the Commonwealth

Talkin’ Kids, ’Cos DOR Cares Posted on Nov 18

On Thursday, November 19, a panel that includes officials from DOR and Probate Family Court will discuss how child support can help single parents and their children financially. Since child support is essential to the wellbeing of kids, DOR’s mission is to enforce the financial   …Continue Reading Talkin’ Kids, ’Cos DOR Cares

How to file an Amended Return or Dispute an Audit in MassTaxConnect Posted on Nov 16

How to file an Amended Return or Dispute an Audit in MassTaxConnect

By now, you’ve probably heard about DOR’s newest state-of-the-art electronic filing system – MassTaxConnect – and the benefits that it will bring business taxpayers once we go live on November 30, 2015. An additional benefit that business taxpayers will see is the chance to capitalize   …Continue Reading How to file an Amended Return or Dispute an Audit in MassTaxConnect

Message from DOR Commissioner – One Month until MassTaxConnect Posted on Nov 2

As Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, one of my biggest responsibilities is to implement agency-wide initiatives that make filing and paying state taxes as easy as possible for the approximately 300,000 business taxpayers in the Commonwealth. That’s why I’m excited to share with   …Continue Reading Message from DOR Commissioner – One Month until MassTaxConnect

250,000 Business Taxpayers to Get an Upgrade Posted on Oct 20

New Online Tax System Will Launch for Businesses on November 30 The Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) will roll out the second phase of its new tax revenue system, MassTaxConnect, to business taxpayers just after Thanksgiving. The first phase was launched last November to a   …Continue Reading 250,000 Business Taxpayers to Get an Upgrade