MassTaxConnect Facilitates Filing
- Sales Tax News
- Sep 16, 2015 | Gail Cole
An update to the Massachusetts Department of Revenue tax filing system was long overdue. The existing technology is decades old, according to Tax Commissioner Mark Nunnelly. Modernization means MassTaxConnect.
The new system is currently available for the following taxes:
- Alcoholic beverages excise
- Ferry embarkation fee
- Non-resident motor vehicle excise
On November 30, 2015, it will open to most corporate and business tax types, including sales and use tax. The Massachusetts Department of Revenue assures that taxpayers will be able to file all tax types through the program by the end of 2017, including individual income tax. Once fully functional, MassTaxConnect will allow taxpayers to accomplish numerous tasks, including but not limited to the following:
- Submit returns
- Make payment
- Review correspondence with DOR
- Schedule payments
- Amend returns electronically
- View and print previously filed returns
Taxpayers who already file online through the department’s Webfile for Business will be able to transfer their existing username and password to the new system.
Webfile for Business will be fully replaced by MassTaxConnect by the end of 2015. Webfile for Income will remain operational until the end of 2017. Additional information and MassTaxConnect FAQs are available on the department website.
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