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May 2019

DOR's Annual Public Hearing Set for June 18th 

May 23, 2019

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is holding its annual public hearing on June 18, 2019, at the Indiana Government Center South Building, Conference Room C from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. (EST) in Indianapolis. 


WARNING: Tax Warrant Scam Circulating in Marion County

May 16, 2019

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) advises all taxpayers to be on the lookout for a popular scam threatening legal action based on a phony tax bill.


Tax Practitioners: Join DOR for Upcoming Meetings in May

May 9, 2019

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) announces meeting details for local tax practitioners to join Commissioner Adam Krupp in open discussion surrounding tax season. 


April 2019

What Day is It? It's Tax Day 2019!

April 15, 2019

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) reminds Hoosiers the 2019 individual tax filing deadline is today, Monday, April 15.


Remember to File Your Taxes by Monday

April 11, 2019

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) reminds Hoosiers the 2019 individual tax filing deadline is Monday, April 15, 2019. The upcoming weekend allows customers time to file both electronically and through paper forms. 


Avoid the Rush, Pay Your Taxes Early!

April 9, 2019

With the tax season deadline quickly approaching, many customers are finalizing their tax returns and preparing to pay taxes owed. The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) has several payment options available for customers to make the last-minute rush a little easier, whether paying online, in-person or by mail.


One Week Left to File Your Individual Taxes for 2019

April 8, 2019

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) reminds taxpayers the 2019 individual tax filing deadline is exactly one week away—April 15, 2019.


Caution: The Promise of a Large Tax Refund May Be a Scam

April 4, 2019

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is advising Hoosier to be leery of so-called tax preparers promising larger than expected tax refunds.


Avoid an Unexpected Audit: Be Honest on Your Taxes

April 3, 2019

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) encourages customers to take a note from Abraham Lincoln’s book and be honest when filing their taxes this season. 


March 2019

Time is Running Out to File Your Taxes for Free!

March 26, 2019

With the individual tax filing deadline less than a month away (April 15, to be exact), the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is reminding Hoosiers there is still time to file for free with the Indiana free file (INfreefile) program.


DOR Commissioner Appointed to Federation of Tax Administrators Board

March 22, 2019

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Commissioner Adam Krupp to serve as Secretary on the Board of Trustees for the Federation of Tax Administrators (FTA). Indiana has not had an individual selected to serve on the board since 2005.


Don't Fall Prey to Fake Charities

March 20, 2019

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) encourages all Hoosiers to do their due diligence before donating to any charitable organizations to not only ensure the organization is legitimate, but that their contributions go where intended. As customers file their taxes this season, several are unfortunately realizing some of their charitable giving did not qualify for tax deductions. Why? Because the organization never existed.  


Identity Theft and Taxes: What You Need to Know

March 14, 2019

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR), a national leader in fraud prevention, warns Hoosiers to be cautious when handling their personal and financial information during tax season.


Watch Out for Phone Calls Impersonating DOR or the IRS!

March 11, 2019

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is warning taxpayers to be on alert when getting phone calls claiming they have unpaid tax bills. These phone calls are often scams designed to threaten individuals with some sort of law enforcement or legal action in order to get them to send money towards bogus tax bills.


Don't Take the Bait! Phishing Schemes Ramp up During Tax Season

March 7, 2019

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) advises all taxpayers to not “take the bait” this tax season as fraudsters use their phishing schemes to gain access to personal financial information, including tax refunds. 


DOR Processes Over 100 Individual Tax Returns a Minute

March 4, 2019

Indianapolis is often associated with speed given that the Indy 500 is the greatest spectacle in racing. Speed is often not associated with the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR)—that is, until it’s tax refund time.


Don't Let Ghost Tax Preparers Haunt Your Refund

February 28, 2019

Tax season is upon us and while that may sound scary to many, dealing with a ghost tax preparer is downright frightening. Ghost tax preparers are dishonest individuals who mislead innocent taxpayers to unintentionally commit tax fraud. 


Wondering Where Your Tax Refund Is? Find Out Now!

February 26, 2019

The most frequently asked question the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) receives during individual tax season is “Where’s my tax refund?” Luckily, DOR customers have an abundance of options to check the status of their refund including checking online, over-the-phone or in-person.


Need to Call DOR? Try Wednesdays!

February 20, 2019

What day is it? It’s hump day! That’s right hump day, or Wednesday, is the best day to call the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) with questions.


Having Trouble Filing Your Taxes? Help is Available

February 18, 2019

Low-income and senior customers who need help filing their taxes can find free assistance through several programs offered by the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) and other trusted organizations. 


DOR Open for Business on Presidents' Day

February 15, 2019

Despite federal offices being closed in observance of Presidents’ Day, the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) will be open for business on February 18, 2019. 


College Students: Save Money with INfreefile

February 14, 2019

Paying to file taxes is the last expense college students plan for, and why should they when thousands of students qualify to file their taxes for free with Indiana’s free filing program for qualified taxpayers? Indiana free file (INfreefile) allows anyone with an adjusted gross income of $66,000 or less in 2018 to file federal and state tax returns online at no cost, using the same question-and-answer style software many others pay to use.


Criminals Beware: Indiana DOR is Ready for Tax Season

February 11, 2019

Criminals looking to steal identities and submit fraudulent tax returns better look elsewhere. The Indiana Department of Revenue’s (DOR) Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Prevention Program is a national leader, stopping over $110 million in attempted identity theft and tax refund fraud since 2014.


Want Your Tax Refund As Soon As Possible? Skip the Paper

February 6, 2019

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) encourages individual filers to skip the paper forms in 2019 and go digital. Not only are returns filed electronically often issued six times faster than paper returns, but opting for direct deposit on those electronic returns may decrease the time it takes to get refunds by an additional week or more. 


The Best Things in Life Are Free - Including Free Tax Filing

February 4, 2019

It is often said that the best things in life are free, so why should tax season be an exception? Customers with an adjusted gross income of $66,000 or less in 2018 may be eligible to file both state and federal taxes at no cost with the Indiana Department of Revenue’s (DOR) free-file program (INfreefile). 


Seniors, Want Your Refund Faster? Don't File Twice!

February 1, 2019

Filing twice may put your refund on ice, warns the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR). By sending multiple tax filings, individuals are freezing tax processing in its tracks, ultimately delaying their potential refund. This is especially something DOR wants seniors to remember, as they may mistakenly file both Form IT-40 and SC-40 in an effort to claim the Indiana Unified Tax Credit for the Elderly. 


January 2019

Indiana DOR is Open for Business

January 28, 2019

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is now accepting tax filings for the 2018 individual income tax season. Customers have from now until April 15, 2019, to file their individual income tax returns


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