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99th Annual Arizona Tax Conference
The Arizona Department of Revenue and the Arizona Association of Assessing Officers co-sponsor the Arizona Tax Conference comprising of federal, state, and local taxation issues.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Wrongful Incarceration Exclusion and Refund Claims
Arizona residents who were wrongfully incarcerated may be eligible for federal and state income tax refunds. Changes to federal law adopted in 2015 exclude from income any civil damages, restitution or other monetary awards that resulted from wrongful conviction of a covered offense.
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Arizona Tax Recovery Program Available Sept. 1 – Oct. 31, 2016

Arizona taxpayers who have underreported or failed to file returns and pay their taxes will have a limited-time opportunity to come into compliance with Arizona tax laws at reduced cost.

From Sept. 1 through Oct. 31, 2016, the Arizona Tax Recovery Program is available to eligible taxpayers who live, work, or do business in Arizona to pay any back taxes owed to the state without penalty, interest or criminal prosecution. Click here for the Press Release.

Monday, August 22, 2016
Arizona Luxury Tax Online(ALTO) System Update Notification: NEW Upload Feature for OTP Rebate Requests
The Arizona Luxury Tax Online (ALTO) system was updated on August 17, 2016.  The Department has issued a System Update Notification with information regarding recent improvements and changes made to ALTO.  Updates include a new feature that allows tobacco distributors to upload data regarding sales of other tobacco products (“OTP”) directly to rebate requests filed through ALTO.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Consumer Alert: Telephone scam artists
Telephone scam artists are calling and pretending to be with the department. They may demand immediate payment or may say you have a refund due and try to trick you into sharing confidential information, such as your Social Security Number. Do not be fooled. If contacted and you know you owe taxes or think you might owe, call ADOR at (602) 542-5551 for assistance with your payment issue. If you know you don’t owe taxes or have no reason to believe that you do, immediately hang up the call.Click here for Press Release.
Friday, August 12, 2016

Tax Updates

TPT Updates - September
Coming soon – TPT license renewals, streamlined filing & paying your TPT and various city/town tax rate changes.
9/23/2016 8:54:00 AM
TPT Tax Rate Table - September 2016
Archived TPT Rate Tables
8/29/2016 1:07:30 PM
Model City Tax Code Changes
Click here to view recent and proposed changes to the Model City Tax Code and City Rates
8/28/2016 3:38:54 PM