Beginning August 29, 2016, taxpayers who transfer payments directly from their bank account to our bank account using ACH Credit will receive detailed instructions by mail explaining a change that is being made in certain banking services. (Taxpayers who authorize the Department to debit their bank account using ACH Debit are not affected.)
The Department of Revenue is raising its standards for securing communication between web browsers and its interactive websites (i.e., Registration, e-Services Enrollment, File and Pay). If you are using an older version of a web browser, you may be blocked from logging in. Effective September 1, 2016, taxpayers will only be allowed to access certain e-Services websites if they are using the latest versions of the most common browsers, which utilize Transport Layer Security (TLS) versions 1.1 and 1.2. Visit our browser security page for more details.
A new, streamlined process for nonprofit organizations and governmental entities to obtain and renew sales tax exemption certificates is now being used by the Department. A new Application for a Consumer's Certificate of Exemption (Form DR-5) includes information on who qualifies, what is exempt, and how to establish qualification for each exemption category. Holders of sales tax exemption certificates no longer need to reapply for a new certificate every five years. For more information, see
If you file and pay taxes online, you can submit your electronic return before
the filing deadline and schedule the payment. Payment scheduling helps ensure
timely filing and payment and helps you avoid Internet connection or access
problems that may occur on the due date. Read more.
Do you owe unpaid or underpaid taxes? If the Department has not already
contacted you about these liabilities, you can pay them under our voluntary
disclosure program. In many cases, we will waive the penalties. Read