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DOR News - December 2017

12/20/2017

A December news update from the Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR).

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Final Massachusetts Budget Shaved Cash from Projections

08/25/2016

Faced with poor revenue collections in the second half of the last fiscal year, state budget writers and finance officials lowered the tax revenue estimate for fiscal year 2017 by $629 million before enacting the fiscal 2017 budget. Tax collections over the second half of fiscal 2016 continually fell shy of benchmarks, creating uncertainty as the administration and Legislature developed a budget for fiscal 2017.

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August 18, 2016

08/18/2016

August Revenue Collections Total $1.737 Billion

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August 3, 2016

08/03/2016

July Revenue Collections Total $1.707 Billion

July Revenue Collections Total $1.707 Billion

July 21, 2016

07/21/2016

July 2016 Mid-Month Revenue Report

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June 20, 2016

06/20/2016

June 2016 Mid-Month Revenue Report

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June 3, 2016

06/03/2016

May Revenue Collections Total $1.868 Billion

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May 26, 2016

05/26/2016

Massachusetts Tax Amnesty Ends May 31

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May 19, 2016

05/19/2016

May 2016 Mid-Month Revenue Report

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May 4, 2016

05/04/2016

April Revenue Collections Total $2.941 Billion

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April 20, 2016

04/20/2016

April 2016 Mid-Month Revenue Report

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April 14, 2016

04/14/2016

Reminder: MA State Income Taxes Due Tuesday, April 19

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April 5, 2016

04/05/2016

March Revenue Collections Total $2.277 Billion

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March 31, 2016

03/31/2016

Massachusetts Tax Amnesty Starts Tomorrow, April 1

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March 18, 2016

03/18/2016

March 2016 Mid-Month Revenue Report

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March 18, 2016

03/18/2016

Voluntary Disclosure Pilot Program

Voluntary Disclosure Pilot Program

March 11, 2016

03/11/2016

February Revenue Collections Total $1.273 Billion

February Revenue Collections Total $1.273 Billion

 

December 4, 2015

12/04/2015

2016 April Filing Deadline: April 19, 2016

DOR Releases TIR’s/ Emergency Regulations Updating Processes as MassTaxConnect Goes Online

Technical Releases:

  • New Streamlined Extensions Process for Corporate Excise Taxpayers
  • 830 CMR 62C.37.1:  ABATEMENTS
  • 830 CMR 62C.30.1:  CHANGES IN FEDERAL TAXABLE INCOME, FEDERAL TAXABLE CREDITS OR FEDERAL TAXABLE ESTATE
  • 830 CMR 62C.26.1:  ASSESSMENTS

October 23, 2015

10/23/2015

  • MassTaxConnect Online Resources
    We are almost one month away from the transition from MA DOR’s WebFile for Business to its newest system MassTaxConnect. DOR has many resources online to help make this transition as smooth and seamless as possible. Further, DOR is ready and willing to answer any questions about the upcoming transition to MassTaxConnect via email. Send your questions to MTCinfo@dor.state.ma.us and DOR will do its best to get you the answers you need!

August 28, 2015

08/28/2015

If you are a DOR WebFile for Business user:
Please be sure that your contact information, particularly your email address, is up to date on WebFile for Business (WFB).  DOR is sending important information about the replacement of WFB with MassTaxConnect coming November 30, 2015.  It’s simple to check – just log on to WebFile for Business today and update your information.  For more information on MassTaxConnect, check out the webpage at the DOR website.

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April 17, 2015

04/17/2015

Tell us: How is the Corporate Tax Amnesty program going?
The most recent tax amnesty program targeting delinquent taxpayers, including corporations, began almost a month ago and some of the latest reports show it isn’t bringing in quite what was projected. Let us know what you think. Do you have clients that are eligible? If so, are they taking advantage of the program? Email Zach Donah with your feedback!

 

April 10, 2015

04/10/2015

March Revenues Total $99 Million Below Benchmark

Tell Us: How is the Corporate Tax Amnesty Program Doing?
The most recent tax amnesty program targeting delinquent taxpayers, including corporations, began almost a month ago and some of the latest reports show it isn’t bringing in quite what was projected. Let us know what you think. Do you have clients that are eligible? If so, are they taking advantage of the program? Email Zach Donah with your feedback!

April 3, 2015

04/03/2015

DOR Wants to Hear from You!
Take a few moments to tell them about your or your client’s experience with an Abatement, an Appeal or Customer Service.

August 1, 2014

08/01/2014

DOR issues final 830 CMR 62.6M.1: Community Investment Tax Credit

DOR is seeking assistance in form review process: The Department of Revenue is preparing for the annual review of the departments major tax forms and is seeking practitioner input.  For example, the DOR would like to know if there is anything in the instructions for Form 1 or Form 1-NR/PY that you find unclear. They would also like to hear about other forms that you think could be improved.  Please send an email to taxadvocate@dor.state.ma.us and tell them what form, and the specific line item or instruction, that causes confusion or uncertainty.  

 

May 8, 2014

05/09/2014

830 CMR 62.6M.1: COMMUNITY INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT
A hearing has been scheduled for June 20, 2014. The draft regulation explains the calculation of the community investment tax credit allowed for cash contributions to certain community partners or community partnership funds made on or after January 1, 2014.  

830 CMR 111M.2.1, HEALTH INSURANCE INDIVIDUAL MANDATE
The deadline to submit comments on the draft regulations pertaining to new individual mandate rules, as required under the Affordable Care Act, is May 16th.  


October 25, 2013

10/25/2013

Combined Reports for Prior Tax Years for which Electronic Filing is Not Available

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October 25, 2013

10/25/2013

DOR Offers Taxpayers a Faster Way to Settle Tax Disputes

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August 12, 2013

08/12/2013

Additional Frequently Asked Questions and Answers concerning the new tax on certain computer and software services have been posted to the DOR Website at:

http://www.mass.gov/dor/utility/recent-tax-changes.html

May 3, 2013

05/03/2013

Please click on the link below to read a memo regarding DOR Draft Regulations 830 CMR 62B.2.2: on Pass-Through Entity Withholding.  The DOR issued these draft regulations and issued a public hearing notice for June 4 regarding these regulations.

DOR Draft Regulations 830 CMR Pass-Through Entity Withholding

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