There was an impressive exchange of ideas at the first meeting of the DOR Advisory Council.
The Advisory Council is a key element of DOR 360, Commissioner Amy Pitter's initiative to engage and communicate with the DOR community. The Council consists of sixteen members representing a broad spectrum of taxpayers. Secretary Glen Shor of Administration and Finance kicked off the meeting by welcoming the Council members and applauding the Commissioner for reaching out to stakeholders. After reviewing DOR’s strategic plan, the Council members broke into working groups with DOR senior management to discuss communications and dispute resolution. The exchange generated some great feedback. Working groups are expected to drill down on some of those ideas between meetings. Council members thanked Commissioner Pitter and DOR for asking for their input and providing the forum. The next Advisory Council meeting is being scheduled for late April.
April’s Mid-month Revenue Report posted on Apr 22
April’s mid-month report is up .. take a look: http://www.mass.gov/dor/docs/dor/news/pressreleases/2014/april2014mid-month-revenue-report.pdf
MA Filing Extension to April 18th Announced posted on Apr 15
The Department of Revenue’s WebFile tool, which allows individuals to electronically file state personal income tax returns, has experienced delays due to heavy volume over the past few days. DOR is actively working to resolve this issue, and has extended the deadline for taxpayers to …Continue Reading MA Filing Extension to April 18th Announced
WARNING: Tax Lien Notices NOT issued by DOR Making the Rounds posted on Mar 13
Here’s another unfortunate addition to the list of financial things to protect yourself from. DOR has learned that letters of questionable origin are being sent to taxpayers with outstanding tax liens. Although these notices show amounts from actual tax liens, they are not from the Massachusetts …Continue Reading WARNING: Tax Lien Notices NOT issued by DOR Making the Rounds