Local Option Income Tax Rates -- Effective January 1, 2017, the local income tax rate imposed by a county will be the same for both residents and nonresidents subject to the local income tax rate. For more information, please see Departmental Notice #1 and Departmental Notice #42.
Exact Change Only -- Beginning January 1, 2017, the Indiana Department of Revenue's Indianapolis office location will accept exact change only for cash payments. Change will not be provided. The department's other district offices already follow this policy, which increases security for department employees and taxpayers. Other accepted payment methods include check, money order, cashier's check, Visa and MasterCard. Taxpayers who wish to pay with American Express or Discover may do so via the phone. Fees apply to payments made with credit cards.
Streamlined Sales Tax -- Effective February 2017, Indiana has the ability to offer Certified Service Providers (CSPs) the option to file a Simplified Electronic Return (SER) for Model "Other" clients and for non-Streamlined clients. To review Indiana's updated business rules for Streamlined Sales Tax participants, click here.
10-Digit Dialing -- Starting October 15, all local phone calls in the 317 area code will require 10-digit dialing. In other words, 555-5555 should be dialed 317 -555-5555.
Disaster Response -- If you are a taxpayer impacted by the recent severe weather (flood, tornado, etc.) and anticipate difficulties making the appropriate state tax filings or payments, please contact the department to make arrangements for payment and remittance of taxes owed. We will work with you while you recover from this disaster.
Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference Report -- The Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference Report is now available. It is a report of ideas and recommendations generated at the Indiana Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference on June 24, 2014. To read the report, please click here.
Do You Have More Than 25 Employees? -- Any employer that files more than 25 W-2s in a calendar year is required to file both the WH-3 form and their W-2s electronically. Read more…
Tax-Delinquent Businesses -- Indiana law requires the department to post online all businesses whose registered retail merchant certificates (RRMCs) have expired due to nonpayment of delinquent sales tax. To view the list, click here.
Electronic Filing Requirement -- All new businesses that collect sales and withholding taxes in Indiana are required by law to file these tax types using INtax. For more information, click here.
Online Inquiry Center for Tax Professionals -- Tax professionals may now use our online inquiry center to send their questions and concerns directly to our Tax Professional area, and sign up for future updates and practitioner news. To visit the online inquiry center, click here.
View Estimated Tax Payments Online -- Individual and corporate taxpayers may now verify their state estimated-tax payments and balances online. This new feature saves time, helps to avoid delayed refunds, and identifies estimated discrepancies prior to filing. Read more…