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View what videos are now playing on DOR’s YouTube Channel and get a reminder about your income tax extension deadline. You can also learn about short-term rentals, how to pay boat sales and use tax, and e-file options, including how to file for free.

Updated: August 4, 2023

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Now Playing

The video library on DOR’s YouTube Channel continues to grow and be updated.

Popular playlists include:

Visit the YouTube Channel to see if there’s a tax topic or playlist that’s right for you!

Skip down to the short-term rentals and boat sales or use sections on this page for videos on these topics.

Tax Extension Deadline Is October 16, 2023

Are you or your clients on extension to file a personal income or fiduciary tax return?

If so, the date to get the return filed is October 16, 2023.

An extension is only for more time to file, not to pay. Interest will be added to any amount due, even if the extension is valid.

Choose the E-File Option

Every year, millions of Massachusetts taxpayers:

Do you want to make fewer mistakes and get a faster tax refund this year? E-file your income tax! Most people can file for free.

E-file for free?

To see if you qualify to file for free, check out:

Make Changes to Your Tax Return

Once you file, you or a third party can make changes to your personal income tax return.

Go to the amend page to learn how to:

  • Amend your personal income tax return on MassTaxConnect

You can also learn how to register on MassTaxConnect so you can amend your return online.

Short-Term Rentals

Attention, short-term rental operators, and intermediaries.

If you’re offering short-term rentals, you must:

  • Register with DOR and
  • Get a Certificate of Registration for each property you offer for rent.

An intermediary or operator’s agent must register with DOR using MassTaxConnect.

If you are already registered with MassTaxConnect, there is no need to register again.

Pay Boat Sales or Use Tax

As summer approaches, boat owners can file and pay sales tax online. To get started, go to MassTaxConnect and select the File and Pay Boats & Vehicles Sales/Use Tax link under File.

You can also use the QR code to go directly to the form.

Don’t forget to print out a receipt. When you go to register your boat, you will need proof that you filed and paid your sales or use tax.

You can always get a copy of the receipt on MassTaxConnect by choosing Quick Links under Find a Submission.

Bookmark Us

For more news and tax filing help, you can bookmark:

You can also bookmark DOR’s Hot Topics page to get the latest updates for tax professionals, including information about mismatched names on returns.


Tax Department: Contact Center hours are 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

  • (617) 887-6367 or 
  • (800) 392-6089 (toll-free in Massachusetts).

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Do you have a question about your tax account?

If you are registered, log in to your MassTaxConnect account and send DOR a secure

Do you need to register with MassTaxConnect?

On the upper right-hand side of MassTaxConnect's home screen:

  • Select Sign Up
  • Select Create My Logon.
MassTaxConnect sign up screen

You may also register by clicking on Register a new taxpayer under Quick Links.

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