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.
Commute to work on the T, Commuter Rail or Turnpike? You may be eligible for a Massachusetts Commuter Deduction on your tax return! posted on Jul 16
The Commuter Deduction was enacted by the Legislature to cover specific commuter expenses. To help understand the deduction, the Department of Revenue’s DOR University has released an e-learning module explaining what qualifies for a deduction, real-life examples and how you can claim your commuter deduction …Continue Reading Commute to work on the T, Commuter Rail or Turnpike? You may be eligible for a Massachusetts Commuter Deduction on your tax return!
DOR Offers FREE E-Learning Course on Fraternal Organization Tax Responsibilities posted on Jul 9
Help get the word out! The Department of Revenue’s online DOR University has recently developed a new free e-learning course on the tax responsibilities of fraternal organizations. Fraternal organizations are considered a type of Chapter 180 Corporation, which are formed for charitable or other purposes. …Continue Reading DOR Offers FREE E-Learning Course on Fraternal Organization Tax Responsibilities
New Boat Owners: Don’t Get Landlocked This July 4th Weekend! posted on Jun 25
This is traditionally one of the busiest periods of the summer at DOR offices as new boat owners come in to pay sales taxes on their boats or other recreational vehicles, so they can enjoy the holiday weekend on the water. So, want to …Continue Reading New Boat Owners: Don’t Get Landlocked This July 4th Weekend!