Major Personal Income Tax Forms Changes

  • New fields/ovals for “Original return,” “Amended return,” and “Amended return due to federal change,“ added.
  • Schedules Z and RF have been eliminated. The individual listing of credits, except the income tax paid to another state or jurisdiction credit, have been removed due to the implementation of the new Credit Manager Schedule.
  • New Schedule OJC, Income Tax Paid to Other Jurisdictions, created, to be used by taxpayers taking that credit.
  • Massachusetts percentage of the federal Earned Income Credit increased to 23%.
  • Tax rate references changed to 5.1% from 5.15%