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Estimated Tax Series Part 1: What Are Estimated Taxes?
May 18, 2015
The Indiana income tax system is basically a “pay-as-you-go” system. Taxes are automatically taken out of our paychecks. However, if you have income from non-wage sources, such as from dividends, interest, farm income, or rental income, no taxes are withheld. The “pay-as-you-go” requirement still applies. Read more...
What happens if you can't pay what you owe?
April 13, 2015
Sometimes you file your taxes and end up with a nice refund. Sometimes you owe money. Sometimes, you can't pay the full amount right away. Here are some tips to continue moving forward. Read more...
Beware of Convincing Scams
April 8, 2015
A national telephone tax scam now takes aim at Indiana. This scam involves a call from a person claiming to be from the Indiana Department of Revenue. Read more...
How is income from other states reported and taxed?
April 6, 2015
If you receive income from Indiana sources, it’s likely you’ll pay income tax to Indiana. But what happens if you’re an Indiana resident and earn income from other states? Read more...
How to Extend Your Tax Filing Deadline
April 1, 2015
The April 15 deadline to file your individual income taxes is fast approaching. If you’ve waited to file, there’s no need to panic. The Department of Revenue offers resources to help Indiana taxpayers. Read more...
How can I get assistance from the Indiana Department of Revenue?
March 30, 2015
For many Hoosiers, the thought of taxes can be stressful and unnerving. Fortunately, there are numerous ways to get in touch with an Indiana Department of Revenue representative. Read more...
Resources for Spanish-Speaking Taxpayers
March 25, 2015
The Department of Revenue recognizes not all Indiana taxpayers speak English. In fact, nearly 10 percent of Indiana residents speak a language other than English at home. Read more...
Time is Running Out - File for Free!
March 18, 2015
The Department of Revenue offers a number of resources to help Hoosier taxpayers breathe a sigh of relief this tax season. In fact, nearly two million Hoosier taxpayers qualify to file their federal AND state taxes online for free with Indiana freefile. Read more...
How does Indiana process electronically-filed returns?
March 16, 2015
More than three million Hoosiers file individual income tax returns each year, and two-thirds of those taxpayers will receive a refund. But what happens from the time you file your return to the time you receive your refund? Read more...
Most Commonly Claimed Credits and Deductions
March 12, 2015
Many taxpayers are eligible to claim credits and deductions when filing their taxes. Read more...Identity Protection Resources
Even the most experienced and knowledgeable tax preparers and volunteers run into problems or have questions during tax season. Read more...Deductions for Military Personnel
Military personnel, especially those serving in combat zones, face some special tax situations and are entitled to certain deductions. Read more...Choosing a Tax Preparer
It is extremely important to find a qualified, reputable tax professional to prepare your taxes. Remember, you are legally responsible for what is on your tax return even if it is prepared by someone else, so choose your tax preparer wisely. Read more...
Where's My Refund?
Feb. 9, 2015
This time of year, many Hoosier taxpayers anxiously await their tax refunds. The quickest way to get your state tax refund is to file your taxes electronically and have your refund deposited directly to your checking or savings account. Read more...
How the Department is Protecting Your Identity
Feb. 6, 2015
This week, the Indiana Department of Revenue published a blog series about the threat of identity theft and how to protect yourself. This information might leave you asking a few questions about how the department is going to help protect you. This blog provides answers to five important questions you might have. Read more...
A Message from an ID Thief
Feb. 4, 2015
"Hi, my name is Tom Thief, and I’m an identity thief. Today, I’m going to share with you how I plan to use your identity this tax season." Read more...
How to Protect Your Identity
Feb. 2, 2015
Take a minute to consider these five quick tips for protecting your identity. Read more...
File for Free with INfreefile
Jan. 28, 2015
This year, consider using Indiana freefile (INfreefile) to file your federal and state income taxes online for free. Taxpayers with an adjusted gross income (AGI) of $60,000 or less could qualify for this convenient and free program. Read more...
Increased Security Features Continue in 2015
Jan 15, 2015
The department again will implement an identity protection program for the 2015 tax season to continue protecting taxpayer identities. Read more…
Tax Season Opening Soon
Jan. 5, 2015
It’s about that time – tax season! Read on for important (and money-saving) information regarding the 2015 tax filing season. Read more...
Tax Season Checklist
Dec. 17, 2014
Not sure how to start preparing to file your taxes? Read these quick tips to help make the upcoming tax season a success. Read more...
2014 Indiana Individual Income Tax Forms Online
Dec. 2, 2014
Want a preview of the 2014 state income tax forms? They are now online. Read more…
Indiana Tax Practitioner Institute Classes
Oct. 29, 2014
At the Indiana Tax Practitioner Institute Classes the department shares critical information about legislative changes and department updates with tax practitioners. Read more...
Tax Conference Report Released
Oct. 9, 2014
The department recently took its next step forward in simplifying the Indiana tax code by releasing a report of recommendations made at the Indiana Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference. Read more...
Department Offers New and Small Business Tax Handbook
Sept. 30, 2014
A comprehensive handbook is now available for new and small Hoosier business owners. Read more...
Department Stops $39 Million in Attempted Identity Theft
Sept 9, 2014
This year, identity theft criminals attempted to seal $39 million from Hoosier taxpayers. Read more...
Education Credits and Deductions
Aug. 18, 2014
Its back to school and time to think about how credits and deductions for scholarship donations, education expenses, and 529 investments can reduce your state tax liabilities. Read more…
Have you Followed the Department on #SocialMedia?
July 21, 2014
If you’re one of the many people who prefer finding information on social media, consider following the Indiana Department of Revenue on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Read more…
Indiana Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference
July 3, 2014
Last week, the department helped organize the Indiana Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference at the government center with more than 40 speakers and panelists and nearly 200 attendees. Read more…
Low-income Elderly Credit Must be Claimed by June 30, 2014
June 23, 2014
Deadline for claiming credit for certain low-income Hoosier seniors rapidly approaching. Read more…
Got a Tax Bill?
June 19, 2014
If your tax bill arrives and you are unable to pay the full amount due, you might be eligible for a payment plan through the Indiana Department of Revenue. Read more...
2014 Annual Hearing Minutes Released
June 6, 2014
This year’s annual meeting was held on June 3, 2014. Read more…
Submit Your Suggestions for Improving Taxes
June 4, 2014
The state invites all Hoosiers and Hoosier businesses to submit tax simplification suggestions to be heard at the conference. Read more...
Share Your Thoughts at the Annual Public Hearing
May 15, 2014
You are cordially invited to the Indiana Department of Revenue’s annual public hearing. Read more…
Department Continues to Stop ID Theft
May 7, 2014
The April 15 tax deadline may have passed, but the identity protection program continues protecting Hoosiers from identity theft and the state from tax fraud. Read more…
Tax Law Changes – And Ways to Keep Informed
April 28, 2014
The 2014 state legislative session has ended. Here are some highlights of upcoming tax changes. Read more…
April 15 Is Here!
April 15, 2014
The April 15 individual income tax filing deadline is upon us. Here’s a rundown of last-minute filing and payment options. Read more...
What to Do if You Owe Tax
April 9, 2014
The tax filing deadline is almost here. Are you finding it difficult to pay your taxes? We’ve got helpful suggestions. Read more…