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You may be eligible to Free File!

Depending on your income and other criteria, you may be eligible to use Free File software to e-file your federal and state income tax returns—at no cost. For more information, see Free File your income tax return. To avoid fees, carefully review eligibility criteria for each software provider and access the Free File software directly from our website.

Set yourself up for smooth sailing 

The 2024 income tax season is open. To help you navigate your return, check out our resource center. It has everything you need, from information on getting ready to free e-file options.

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To stay in touch throughout the season, subscribe to Tax Tips for Individuals

Income tax returns are due April 15, 2024.

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Featured Resources

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Choose an online service

We offer a number of online services to fit your busy lifestyle. Check your payment balance, file a return, make a payment, or respond to a department notice—anywhere, anytime.


Learn about STAR benefits for homeowners

If you've recently bought a home, or never applied for the STAR benefit on your current home, you should investigate the STAR options available to you. You may save hundreds each year!

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Use Sales Tax Web File

Log in to your Business Online Services account to Web File your sales tax returns. With Web File, you can schedule payments in advance, save your bank account information for future use, and update your business information.

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Respond to a department notice

If you receive a bill or notice, respond online. It's the easiest, fastest way. We'll walk you through the process.

Note: If your refund status says we sent you a letter requesting additional information, see Respond to a letter for more information and to review our checklists of acceptable proof.

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Watch demos and videos

Need help Web Filing your return? Looking for an overview of credits, e-filing, or contesting your property assessment? Check out our demos and videos. We may be able to walk you through the filing process with a video demonstration, or get you up to speed with our educational videos for income, property, and business taxes.


View our due dates calendar

Looking for your due date? View our calendar of filing due dates for corporation tax, personal income tax, and sales tax.

What's New

Tax facts

Tax facts reports the Tax Department’s latest tax information and trends. For information about revenue collections, tax filers, migration, and more:

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Corporate Tax Reform adopted regulations

On December 27, 2023, the Notice of Adoption for the corporate tax reform regulations was published in the State Register.

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