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Arizona Department of Revenue Opens Individual Income Tax Season for Electronic Filing
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 (2355 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 (15435 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 (885 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 (806 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 (12128 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 (1612 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 (1255 reads)


Earn up to 8 hours of CPE on current issues and expand your tax knowledge.

Register today!

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New Transaction Privilege Tax Procedure Issued
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 (5097 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 (3509 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 (1298 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 (792 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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NEW LUXURY TAX PROCEDURE ISSUED
Friday, September 04, 2015 (2996 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
    
NEW LUXURY TAX NOTICE ISSUED
Wednesday, September 02, 2015 (1909 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
    
Assessor Continuing Education Training
Wednesday, September 02, 2015 (1886 reads)


August 31, 2015

The following presentations were delivered at the Assessor Continuing Education Training in August 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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AFIT Summer Tax Seminar
Monday, July 06, 2015 (2787 reads)


Registrations for AFIT’s Summer Tax Seminar are being accepted through Friday, July 10 at 5:00 PM.  Register online now at www.afit.eventzilla.net
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Luxury Tax Online Now Available
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 (4018 reads)


Arizona tobacco distributors can now file returns, order stamps, and pay online. The new site is luxury.aztaxes.gov
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NEW TOBACCO TAX FORMS ISSUED
Saturday, June 27, 2015 (3468 reads)


Form 845-CIG, Retailer’s Report of Cigarettes Sold

Form 845-OTP, Retailer’s Report of Other Tobacco Products Sold

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Revised Contracting FAQs Issued
Sunday, June 21, 2015 (2363 reads)


TPN15-1 has been revised to address tenant improvements and other recent questions raised to the department.

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NEW FORM 5005 ISSUED.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 (5458 reads)


The Department has revised Arizona Form 5005. The new Contractor’s Certificate (Form 5005) may be issued by either a prime contractor, a general contractor working on an MRRA project or the person assuming the responsibility of remitting the tax due on the prime contracting project or the amount equal to retail TPT on materials incorporated into an MRRA project, to a subcontractor.

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Contracting Classes
Friday, May 29, 2015 (17981 reads)


These sessions will provide an explanation of the statutory prime contracting changes that went into effect January 1, 2015, along with recent legislation passed (SB 1446), and a discussion of licensing and filing requirements for contractors from the Arizona Department of Revenue. Attend one of these free sessions to understand how the transaction privilege tax will apply to your business in the future.  Also, learn how these changes are reported on the TPT-1 form as well as other form changes.


 

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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.