Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Communications Being Sent to Massachusetts WebFile for Income Users

As you may recall, MassTaxConnect will be open for individual taxpayers on December 5, 2016. We10 additional tax types and that WebFile for Income will be phased out on November 6, 2015 at midnight.
are currently sending communications to WebFile for Income users and other stakeholders to let them know that MassTaxConnect will begin accepting

Massachusetts recently joined the Free File Alliance to increase free filing options for taxpayers as MassTaxConnect will not accept personal income tax returns. DOR estimates that approximately 70 percent of taxpayers will qualify to file their state and federal returns together for free.

Upcoming Form Changes

The integration of personal income and other  tax types into MassTaxConnect requires some tax form changes for the upcoming tax season. Please click on the links below to learn more.

Deadline for Payments Made Via WebFile for Income

All current bills must be paid electronically through WebFile for Income before it shuts down on November 6, 2016. After that date, any outstanding bills must be paid by mail using the attached payment coupon. Payments may be made through MassTaxConnect for bills issued after December 5.

Important Shutdown Dates

The transition to MassTaxConnect will require some interruptions in our online services, please note the following shutdown dates:

  • October 26, 2016 Last day to make Small Payment Arrangements on the web
  • November 6, 2016 Last day to:
    • Use WebFile for Income to make payments
    • To access the Check Your Refund application
    • Request Certificates of Good Standing online
  • All of these functions will be available through MassTaxConnect beginning on December 5. If you need assistance during the off-line period please contact customer service at (617) 887-6367.

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