Important information for the tax filing season

Learn more about filing options, paying bills, important tax year dates and other services you'll need to file and pay your personal income tax.

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What would you like to do?

Explore filing options

Taxpayers have several options for filing their income tax returns. Find out which option is best for you.

Check the status of your refund
You can check the status of your refund online or by phone.
Pay your personal income tax
Pay online or download a payment voucher.
Free e-filing options for qualifying taxpayers
Some taxpayers may be able to file their tax returns for free. Find out if you qualify for one of these options.
Approved tax software vendors
Learn which software vendors are approved by the Massachusetts Department of Revenue.
Get ready to file your Massachusetts personal income tax return
A little preparation can go a long way. Knowing what you need to complete your tax return will make filing easier.
Find personal income tax forms
Download the forms you need to file.


What you need to know


Hot topics at DOR

Follow news on DOR issues that may impact more than one taxpayer. 

2018 Personal income tax changes

Learn about major tax law changes for the current tax year.

Tips for filing taxes

Helpful tips to avoid common filing errors.

2019 tax calendar

Don't miss an important filing or payment deadline. Check the calendar to see when most returns and payments are due. 

Mailing addresses for Massachusetts tax forms

Check the list of addresses for mailing specific forms or payments.






Tax Department (617) 887-6367
Toll-free in Massachusetts (800) 392-6089

8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday