DOR now requires all business entities to certify their tax status through an online application on WebFile for Business located at Corporations Book Application by April 1, 2013. The annual Corporations Book is used by local assessors to determine which businesses qualify for various property tax exemptions afforded entities that are classified as corporations for federal and state tax purposes.
Recent Corporations Books have been subject to inaccuracies in part because of changes in state tax laws. In order to get updated and accurate information, DOR is compiling the 2013 listing utilizing information that business entities report in the online application.
A corporation that does not complete the online application by April 1st may be omitted from the Corporations Book and may not receive personal property tax exemptions to which it would otherwise be entitled.
If you have never used WebFile for Business, you will need to register your business to access the application for certification. Please note that it can take several days to confirm registration for WebFile for Business. For details see Directive 12-5 or FAQ's
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Multi-agency investigation in two states leads to charges posted on Nov 19
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