The Massachusetts Department of Revenue has joined the IRS and several other states in offering relief to individuals and businesses located in NY, NJ, RI and CT communities damaged by Hurricane Sandy and declared federal disaster areas. DOR will automatically extend the deadline until February 1, 2013 for those non-residents who must file certain MA income tax returns and payments between October 29, 2012 and January 31, 2012. MA taxpayers who may have tax records in disaster areas are also eligble for the extension. Please see TIR 12-9 for details.
DOR is also fast-tracking licenses and waiving fees and other registration requirements for commercial transporters who are coming into Massachusetts to pick up gasoline and special fuel supplies to deliver to Hurricane Sandy victims. What truckers need to know.
Class in Session at DOR University posted on Jan 20
Looking to educate yourself this tax season? Want to learn more about tax options, or DOR-related issues? All this can be achieved at DOR University, the Department of Revenue’s free online e-learning module. DOR University, created to offer free tax education to the public and …Continue Reading Class in Session at DOR University
Multi-agency investigation in two states leads to charges posted on Nov 19
Earlier this year, the Massachusetts Illegal Tobacco Commission, chaired by DOR Commissioner Amy Pitter, released a report on the illicit tobacco trade which recommends that teaming up with federal, state and local law enforcement can be a successful model for combatting such criminal activity. And …Continue Reading Multi-agency investigation in two states leads to charges
Top priority: protecting the taxpayer and the Commonwealth’s revenue posted on Oct 8
With identity theft on the rise, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue is taking new steps to combat the problem and protect taxpayers. In some cases, this means asking taxpayers to take a quiz before getting their state refund check. DOR is teaming up with LexisNexis …Continue Reading Top priority: protecting the taxpayer and the Commonwealth’s revenue