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Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) – License Renewal for 2016
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 (634 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 (613 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 (542 reads)

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

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New Transaction Privilege Tax Procedure Issued
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 (2568 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 (2026 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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Identity Theft Resources
Friday, October 09, 2015 (553 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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98th Annual Arizona Tax Conference
Friday, October 09, 2015 (1007 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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Friday, September 04, 2015 (2459 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 (1446 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 (1414 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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What’s New to AZTaxes.gov
Tuesday, August 04, 2015 (3852 reads)

You will notice improvements on the TPT & Withholding file and pay screens next time you log into your AZTaxes.gov account.
Changes include: 
• Data can be saved as you move through the filing process
• An ‘Entries Count’ has been added for Businesses, Accounts and TPT Line Items
• The Entries shown can be adjusted to show more than the old default of 5 only
• A new Tax Rate Lookup tool has been created to help select the correct rate for the correct region
• A link to the Region Code Descriptions is now included
• Column headers have a sort available – by ascending or descending order
• Region or business description information can also be filtered
• Search by column feature was added - allowing partial information entered
Look for more enhancements throughout the rest of the year at AZTaxes.gov.
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AFIT Summer Tax Seminar
Monday, July 06, 2015 (2305 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 (3713 reads)

Arizona tobacco distributors can now file returns, order stamps, and pay online. The new site is luxury.aztaxes.gov
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Saturday, June 27, 2015 (2925 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 (2129 reads)

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

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015 (4039 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 (17229 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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Thursday, May 28, 2015 (2356 reads)

GTP 15-2, this procedure addresses what is required for submitting an authorization for disclosure of confidential information and powers of attorney (POAs).
LTP 15-1, this procedure addresses a tobacco distributor’s post-revocation disposition of tax stamps and untaxed tobacco products.

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New AZ Form 290, Request for Penalty Abatement
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 (1899 reads)

Use Form 290 to request an abatement of non-audit penalties.

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ADOR Hosting Preview to New Tobacco E-File System in June
Thursday, April 30, 2015 (2733 reads)

Effective July 1, 2015, Arizona tobacco distributors are required to file and pay electronically. Training will be June 9 or June 11, 2015

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