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Attention: Motor Vehicle Dealers making Sales to Nonresidents
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 (361 reads)

The Department has updated the Nonresident State Tax Rate Schedules that are used when an Arizona motor vehicle seller is making sales of vehicles to nonresident purchasers from states that have lower state tax rates than Arizona’s 5.6% state transaction privilege tax rate. Read More
Changes to Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) licensing
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 (8554 reads)

Changes to Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) licensing and reporting, as required by law, effective July 1, 2016.Read More
Arizona Luxury Tax Online (ALTO) System Update Notification: Auto-fill Cigarette Rebate Requests With Cigarette Return Data!
Friday, June 17, 2016 (429 reads)

The Arizona Luxury Tax Online (ALTO) system was updated on June 15, 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 populate cigarette rebate requests with data previously submitted in their online cigarette returns.Read More
Tobacco Distributor License Revocation Actions
Monday, June 06, 2016 (471 reads)

The Arizona Department of Revenue has issued Luxury Tax Notice 16-1 regarding tobacco distributor license revocation actions.  This notice contains important information about license eligibility and revocation actions that may be initiated by the Department for noncompliance with statutory requirements.

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Direct Deposit Is Now Available Through Arizona Luxury Tax Online
Thursday, May 19, 2016 (762 reads)

The Arizona Department of Revenue now offers direct deposit for Arizona Licensed Tobacco Distributors using the Arizona Luxury Tax Online (ALTO) system! Direct deposit is simple, convenient and best of all it’s FREE! 
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TPT Training Classes Announced
Friday, May 06, 2016 (5057 reads)

If you hold an Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax license, you will want to attend this free class! Changes to the state, county and applicable city transaction privilege tax reporting forms will occur this summer.  Preview the new forms and learn how they will apply to your business. Arizona Department of Revenue staff will be available to answer your questions.Read More
Requesting Copies of Tax Documents?
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 (3134 reads)

The Arizona Department of Revenue has changed the number of days it will take to process your request for copies of tax documents.  Please allow 10 days for processing after the department receives your request instead of the previously stated 30 days.  Form 450 Request for Copies of Tax Documents has been updated on the department’s website.Read More
Arizona Department of Revenue Opens Individual Income Tax Season for Electronic Filing
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 (14644 reads)

The Arizona Department of Revenue announces the start of the 2016 electronic tax filing season the week of January 19, 2016.
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January 2016 AZTaxes Changes
Monday, January 11, 2016 (54445 reads)

If you are new to this site, you will find a highly interactive application to create your account and register your business to apply and pay for a transaction privilege tax license or register for withholding.

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2015 Tax Recovery Program Report
Friday, January 08, 2016 (2232 reads)

The Department of Revenue successfully completed the 2015 Tax Recovery Program established by Laws 2015, First Regular Session, Chapter 10.  The final report contains the Program’s revenue collection and distribution details.Read More
New Luxury Tax Procedure Issued
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 (1584 reads)

LTP 15-3, Procedure for Requesting Authorization to Submit Alternate Proof to Establish Entitlement to a Rebate of Taxes Paid on Tobacco Products, has been issued.  This procedure supersedes LTP15-2.Read More
Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) – License Renewal for 2016
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 (16618 reads)

The State of Arizona and its Cities and Towns continue to work together to achieve the goal of simplifying the manner in which taxpayers report and pay their Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT). Read More
Arizona Tobacco Tax FAQs Issued
Wednesday, November 04, 2015 (2387 reads)

LTN 15-05, which provides answers to frequently asked questions regarding tobacco tax in Arizona, has been issued.Read More
Arizona Chapter - NATP December Updates
Thursday, October 29, 2015 (1584 reads)

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New Transaction Privilege Tax Procedure Issued
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 (7559 reads)

TPP 15-1, Procedure for the Annual Recognition and the Documentation of Exempt Status of Certain Nonprofit Healthcare Organizations, has been issued.  This procedure supersedes TPP 99-5.

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Revised and New Transaction Privilege Tax Exemption Certificates Issued
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 (4888 reads)

Form 5000, Transaction Privilege Tax Exemption Certificate and Form 5000A, Arizona Resale Certificate, have been revised.

New Form 5000HC, Transaction Privilege Tax Healthcare Exemption Certificate and Form 5000M, Non-TPT Licensed Contractor Certificate (MRRA Project) have been issued.

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98th Annual Arizona Tax Conference
Friday, October 09, 2015 (1666 reads)

October 14 – 16, 2015, Little America Hotel Flagstaff  AZ

The following presentations are to be delivered at the Arizona Tax Conference in 2015.  The opinions expressed in these documents are of the presenters only and nothing contained in these documents should be attributed as the official views of the Arizona Department of Revenue or the State of Arizona.

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Identity Theft Resources
Friday, October 09, 2015 (1072 reads)

Arizona Department of Revenue takes identity theft seriously and efforts to combat against refund fraud continue to be a priority.  If you believe you have been a victim of identity theft, please click here for information and helpful resources.
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Friday, September 04, 2015 (3787 reads)

LTP 15-2 has been issued.  This Procedure provides guidance on how a licensed tobacco distributor may request authorization to submit proof other than the required Arizona Form 845-CIG and 845-OTP to establish entitlement to a rebate of taxes paid on tobacco products.Read More
Wednesday, September 02, 2015 (2702 reads)

LTN 15-4 has been issued.  This Notice is issued in response to inquiries regarding the Arizona Department of Revenue’s treatment of manufacturers’ samples of cigarettes and other tobacco products, provided free of charge for distribution to consumers within Arizona.Read More

January 2016 AZTaxes Changes

If you are new to this site, you will find a highly interactive application to create your account and register your business to apply and pay for a transaction privilege tax license or register for withholding.

Existing Users: Several changes may have occurred since you last logged in:

  • Due to increased security, you will be required to answer four security questions (one time measure) and set up an electronic signature in the form of a six (6) to 10 digit PIN. You will need this PIN when you file and pay your TPT-1.
  • Dashboard functionality has increased which means you are able to view your filing history, liability information and due date information.
  • If you have more than one business, you can now link the accounts within your dashboard.

Look for more enhancements throughout the rest of the year at www.AZTaxes.gov.