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Department of Taxation and Finance

Filing season resource center

2019 personal income tax returns were due July 15, 2020. Free File software is available until October 15, 2020, for those who have not yet filed or requested an extension.

Request electronic communications from the department

The best way to communicate with the Tax Department about your return is to create an Online Services account and request electronic communications for both Bills and Related Notices and Other Notifications.

Simply:

  1. Log in to (or create) your Individual Online Services account.
  2. Select your name in the upper right-hand corner of your Account Summary homepage.
  3. Select Preferences, then choose Electronic communications from the expanded menu.
  4. On the Electronic Communications page, check the boxes next to Bills and Related Notices and Other Notifications.

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