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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
Changes to Discount Rates for Tobacco Tax Stamps and Rebate Amounts for Red Stamps
Changes to Discount Rates for Tobacco Tax Stamps and Rebate Amounts for Red Stamps. The Arizona Department of Revenue has issued Luxury Tax Notice 16-3 regarding recent changes to A.R.S. § 42-3458 which will become effective on August 6, 2016.  These changes provide new discount rates for tax stamp purchases, new rebate amounts for red stamps and a new “administrative allowance” for purchases of tax stamps with a face value of zero.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Revised Administrative Rules Relating to Tobacco Tax – New Electronic Filing Requirement for Rebate Requests
The Arizona Department of Revenue has issued Luxury Tax Notice 16-2 regarding recent changes to the Administrative Rules pertaining to tobacco tax.  These changes include a new requirement that all rebate requests be made electronically through the Arizona Luxury Tax Online (“ALTO”) system.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Tax Updates

TPT Tax Rate Table - August 2016
Archived TPT Rate Tables 
8/1/2016 8:00:42 AM
TPT Updates – July
TPT Changes effective July 1, 2016, and various city/town tax rate changes.
7/8/2016 10:41:59 AM