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ALERT! 4th Quarter 2014 Delinquency Notice
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 (645 reads)

During the week of February 23, 2015, the Department issued delinquency notices for the A1-QRT for 4th Quarter 2014.  Please disregard the notice as it was sent out in error.  Tax returns for this quarter are currently still being processed.  If you are registered for AZTaxes.gov, you can login and check the status of your tax return.  We apologize for the notice and any inconvenience this has caused.

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Wednesday, February 04, 2015 (2060 reads)

This ruling addresses various transfers of untaxed tobacco products between manufacturers, importers, and distributors.

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Proposed Luxury Tax Procedure
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 (1031 reads)

Proposed Luxury Tax Procedure providing guidance on what a person whose tobacco distributor’s license has been revoked must do with unaffixed tax stamps and untaxed tobacco products in its possession, once the Department’s revocation of its license is final. - Comments due March 4, 2015

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IRS and US-CERT Caution Users: Prepare for Heightened Phishing Risk This Tax Season
Monday, February 02, 2015 (1402 reads)

Throughout the year, scam artists pose as legitimate entities—such as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), other government agencies, and financial institutions—in an attempt to defraud taxpayers.

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Contracting Classes
Friday, January 30, 2015 (4602 reads)

All ADOR contracting classes have been postponed. It is likely that proposed revisions to the prime contracting statutes will be introduced this legislative session. We feel it will be in the best interest of those in the prime contracting industry to wait until there is more progress made on the legislative changes and to communicate those to you in the future. Please continue to look to our website www.azdor.gov for updates as well as a schedule of classes once the law becomes effective.

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Retail Changes Effective January 1, 2015
Thursday, January 08, 2015 (9486 reads)

Retail Changes Effective January 1, 2015

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NOTICE: Please disregard any copies of the instructions for the 2014 Form 322 that you obtained prior to December 16, 2014
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 (6702 reads)

NOTICE:  Please disregard any copies of the instructions for the 2014 Form 322 that you obtained prior to December 16, 2014 because they incorrectly referenced contributions made or fees paid to a public school during the period January 1, 2015 to April 15, 2015.   Contributions made or fees paid to a public school after December 31, 2014 will not qualify for a credit on the 2014 tax return.

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Proposed Luxury Tax Ruling
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 (3000 reads)

Proposed Luxury Tax Ruling addressing the various transfers of tobacco products as affected by Laws 2014, chapter 160 (“HB 2674”). - Comments due January 7, 2015

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97th Annual Arizona Tax Conference Presentations
Thursday, November 13, 2014 (4238 reads)

October 8 – 10, 2014, JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort

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Arizona Tobacco Tax Symposium
Friday, September 19, 2014 (3841 reads)


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New exemption certificate issued
Thursday, July 17, 2014 (13290 reads)

Laws 2014, Chapter 7 (SB1413), effective August 1, 2014, establishes a deduction under the utilities classification for the gross receipts from the sale of electricity and natural gas to a business that is principally engaged in a manufacturing or smelting operation, if at least 51% of the electricity or natural gas is used in the manufacturing or smelting operation. 

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Monday, July 14, 2014 (3847 reads)

The Arizona Department of Revenue continues to combat the growing epidemic of tax fraud whereby individuals file false income tax returns using stolen or fictitious taxpayer information. Over the past fiscal year, the Department of Revenue stopped over $74 million dollars in fraudulent refunds from being sent out.

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East Valley Customer Services Center Now Open
Friday, May 16, 2014 (15051 reads)

East Valley Customer Services Center Now Open.

Our East Valley Customer Services Center is now open at 1840 S Mesa Dr., Building #1352, Mesa AZ  85210.

Customer services that are available at our new location include:

  • Making payments
  • Licensing a new business
  • Registering for employer withholding taxes
  • Updating your business account information
  • Dropping off your completed tax return(s)
  • Dropping off required document(s)
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East Valley Office Closure
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 (24525 reads)

This office closed on Friday, May 2, 2014. The new location will be opening later this month. Please check back for the actual location and opening date.


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Where’s My Refund, forms and help available
Friday, April 04, 2014 (85932 reads)

More than 1.6 million taxpayers have filed their Arizona individual income tax returns. Individuals must file and pay before the individual income tax deadline on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
There are several ways to file your income tax returns with the most popular being e-Filing.
E-file software offers easy step-by-step instructions, assists in detecting costly errors before filing, and can cut the time to receive a  refund to as little as two weeks with direct deposit. If you owe, you can still e-file and pay electronically by April 15, 2014 to avoid penalties and interest.

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Tobacco Luxury/Use Tax
Thursday, January 16, 2014 (17509 reads)

If you have been purchasing cigarettes prior to August 12, 2012; over the internet, by phone or mail order, you may be receiving a letter from the Cigarette Tax Unit.

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Arizona Tax Talk – Information
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 (28683 reads)

The Arizona Department of Revenue invites you to join other tax professionals at one of the seminars to learn about 2013 tax law updates and other important tax tips to help you and your practice.

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A New 2012 Individual Income Tax Form is now Available For Same-Sex Couples That File A Joint Federal Tax Return To Determine Their Starting Point For Their Arizona Single Returns.
Friday, October 11, 2013 (20570 reads)

Earlier this year, the IRS issued a ruling allowing all married same-sex couples to file a joint federal income tax return, regardless of the laws of the state in which the couple resides.  The Arizona Constitution defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman.  A same sex couple who was married in another state or country but who resides in Arizona is therefore required to file separate Arizona income tax returns as single or, if qualified, head of household.

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NOTICE OF MEETING & AGENDA - MTCC Meeting (September 20, 2013)
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 (4820 reads)

NOTICE OF MEETING & AGENDA - MTCC Meeting (September 20, 2013)

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2013 Legislative Summaries
Friday, September 06, 2013 (4677 reads)

2013 Legislative Summaries

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