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School is in Session - Tax Schools Coming Soon
August 24, 2016


It’s back to school for Indiana tax professionals. Beginning in October, tax practitioners, enrolled agents, and CPAs from across the state will gather at Indiana Tax Practitioner Institute courses, sponsored by Indiana University and Purdue University. Read more...

Inheritance Tax - Indiana's First (Major) Tax
July 25, 2016


Inheritance tax was the first major statewide tax. Indiana passed legislation to collect an inheritance tax in 1913, which is the same year Congress amended the U.S. Constitution to allow the federal government to collect income tax. Read more...

Tax Warrant Expungement Request Reminder
July 20, 2016


Do you have a tax warrant on your record? Have you submitted a request for tax warrant expungement? Read more...

2016 Legislative Update
July 7, 2016


With the 2016 Indiana General Assembly concluded, it’s time to take a look at the legislation passed and consider how it will affect Hoosier taxpayers. Read more...

Annual Public Hearing Recap
June 30, 2016


This year's annual public hearing was held on June 21, 2016. Read more...

Join Us for the Annual Public Hearing
June 15, 2016


You’re invited to the Indiana Department of Revenue’s annual public hearing.Why do we hold the annual hearing? Read more...

Amnesties Across America - Part 2
June 8, 2016


As discussed in our Amnesties Across America blog post earlier this year, Indiana was one of many states to conduct a tax amnesty program in fall 2015. Let’s take a look at the outcomes of each of these tax amnesty programs. Read more...

Last Call for Tax Amnesty 2015 Payment Plans
June 1, 2016


Are you one of the thousands of taxpayers on a Tax Amnesty 2015 payment plan? If so, here are a few helpful tips to keep in mind. Read more...

What Kind of Taxes Does the Indiana Department of Revenue Collect?
May 4, 2016

In Fiscal Year 2015, the department collected more than $18 billion representing the state's 44 active tax types. Read more...

Department Publications Highlight Tax News
December 30, 2015


The department publishes several newsletters to help taxpayers stay up-to-date on pertinent tax information. Read more...

Tax Season Checklist
December 23, 2015

In the midst of the holiday hustle and bustle, it's easy to forget tax season is right around the corner. Read more...

Tax Season Opening Soon
December 21, 2015


While the official date for the beginning of tax season 2016 has yet to be announced, it's important to be prepared in advance. Read more...

Tax Amnesty 2015 Initial Report
December 7, 2015


As of Dec. 1, the department has collected more than $100 million in cash payments through the program, fully satisfying the goal to collect at least $90 million. Read more...

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Tax Tips
November 25, 2015

Did you know you may be subject to different types of taxes depending on how you make your purchases? Whether you choose to shop in store or online, both carry a tax. Read more...

Last Call for Tax Amnesty 2015
November 12, 2015


It’s not too late to take advantage of Tax Amnesty 2015, a limited-time opportunity for both individuals and business to pay past-due taxes free of penalty, interest and collection fees. Read more...

2015 Annual Report Released
October 15, 2015


Find answers to all your questions about the department in the Indiana Department of Revenue 2015 Annual Report. Read more...

Income Tax Rates Change for a Few Indiana Counties
October 7, 2015

Each time a county establishes a new county tax rate or adjusts an existing one, that information is reported to the department. This information is used to publish Departmental Notice #1. Read more...

Amnesties Across America
October 5, 2015


Did you know Indiana isn’t the only state currently conducting a tax amnesty program? Arizona, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, and Oklahoma all launched tax amnesty programs in September. Read more...

Tax Warrant Expungement Overview
September 30, 2015

Eligible taxpayers can apply to have tax warrants expunged from their records. Read more...

Tax Schools Coming Soon
September 28, 2015

It’s back to school for Indiana tax preparers. Read more...

Contact Us with Tax Amnesty 2015 Questions
September 21, 2015


Do you want to take advantage of Tax Amnesty 2015 but don’t know where to start? Read more...

Tax Amnesty 2015 Begins Today!
September 15, 2015

Tax Amnesty 2015 begins today! Tax Amnesty 2015 is a limited-time opportunity for both individuals and businesses to pay past-due taxes free of penalty, interest, and collection fees. Read more...

5 Questions You Might Have During Tax Amnesty 2015
September 2, 2015

Tax Amnesty 2015 is just around the corner! Tax Amnesty 2015 is an opportunity for individuals and businesses to pay past-due taxes free of penalty, interest, and collection fees. Read more...

Tax Amnesty 2015 Eligibility Period Overview
August 24, 2015


Are you one of the 260,000 Indiana taxpayers eligible to participate in Tax Amnesty 2015? Read more...

Tax Amnesty 2015 Letters Coming Soon to Eligible Taxpayers
August 19, 2015


More than 260,000 Indiana taxpayers are eligible to participate in Tax Amnesty 2015. These taxpayers soon will receive a letter from the Indiana Department of Revenue announcing their eligibility. Read more...

Free Tax Amnesty 2015 Presentations Available
August 10, 2015 

To ensure all eligible taxpayers have the information needed to participate in this limited-time opportunity, the department is partnering with local organizations to host free Tax Amnesty 2015 presentations across Indiana. Read more...

Tax Amnesty 2015 Coming This Fall
July 22, 2015


The Indiana Department of Revenue will conduct Tax Amnesty 2015 from Sept. 15, 2015 through Nov. 16, 2015. Tax Amnesty 2015 is a limited-time opportunity for both individuals and businesses to pay past-due taxes free of penalty, interest, and collection fees. Read more...

How to Read the Monthly Report of Net Collections: Part 2
July 16, 2015


Today, we're going to review the more detailed sections of the report, which show how the collected funds are distributed. Read more...

How to Read the Monthly Report of Net Collections: Part 1
July 14, 2015

Each month, the department publishes a report of this revenue called the Monthly Report of Net Collections. This report contains a lot of information and we are here to help you decipher the details. Read more...
 

2015 Legislative Update
June 24, 2015


With the conclusion of the 2015 Indiana General Assembly, let's take a look at the legislation that was passed and consider how it will affect Indiana taxpayers. Read more...

Share Your Thoughts at the Annual Public Hearing
June 10, 2015


Do you have concerns or suggestions about how the department writes letters, sends billings, or handles your tax return? If so, now is your chance to provide your feedback. Read more...

Electronic IT-20S Now Available
Feb. 25, 2015


For the first time, Indiana S corporations can electronically file their 2014 annual business tax filings (IT-20S). Read more...

Sales Tax Exemptions for Nonprofits
Nov. 24, 2014

Nonprofits seem to be especially active during the holiday season. During this time, it’s often difficult for nonprofits to remember the rules about when they are or aren’t exempt from sales tax. Here’s a quick refresher. Read More...

Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Sales Tax vs. Use Tax
Nov. 18, 2014

The holiday shopping season is right around the corner. Make sure you know what taxes you’ll pay or owe on your holiday purchases. Read More...

2014 Annual Report Released
October 22, 2014

Find answers to all your questions about Indiana state taxes in this year’s Indiana Department of Revenue 2014 annual report. The report was recently released and is now available. Read More...

Tax Conference Report Released
Oct. 9, 2014

The department recently took its next step forward in simplifying the Indiana tax code by releasing a report of recommendations made at the Indiana Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference. Read More...

New Business Tax Presentations Available
July 28, 2014

The department knows taxes get complicated. That’s why we offer business tax presentations, including a Q&A session with an auditor, for Hoosier businesses. Read more…

Have you Followed the Department on #SocialMedia?
July 21, 2014

If you’re one of the many people who prefer finding information on social media, consider following the Indiana Department of Revenue on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Read More…

Indiana Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference
July 3, 2014 – TaxTalk Blog

Last week, the department helped organize the Indiana Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference at the government center with more than 40 speakers and panelists and nearly 200 attendees. Read More…

2014 Annual Hearing Minutes Released
June 6, 2014

This year’s annual meeting was held on June 3, 2014. Read More…

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