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News Department of Revenue announces filing and payment information for taxpayers affected by the recent Cape Cod tornadoes and business taxpayers affected by the recent Natick fire

7/26/2019
  • Massachusetts Department of Revenue

BOSTON — The Department of Revenue has announced it is taking steps to address the concerns of the Business Taxpayers in Natick affected by the July 22nd fire and both Business and Individual Taxpayers in Barnstable, Brewster, Chatham, Dennis, Harwich, Mashpee, Sandwich, and Yarmouth affected by the July 23rd tornadoes. The Department recognizes that impacted Taxpayers in these areas may be unable to comply with their tax filing or payment due dates occurring on or after the dates of the fire and tornadoes and would like to assist those taxpayers as much as possible. 

Impacted Natick Business Taxpayers, the Department will waive any penalties associated with any late-filed return or payment that was due on/or after July 22, 2019 and before November 1, 2019. Penalties will be waived through November 15, and the Department will later revisit whether any further extensions should be granted. 

Impacted Barnstable, Brewster, Chatham, Dennis, Harwich, Mashpee, Sandwich, and Yarmouth Business and Individual Taxpayers, the Department will waive any penalties associated with any late-filed return or payment that was due on/or after July 23, 2019 and before November 1, 2019. Penalties will be waived through November 15, and the Department will later revisit whether any further extensions should be granted.

If any taxpayer in the affected areas receives notice of a penalty for this period, they should contact the Department of Revenue at (617) 887-6367.

Massachusetts Department of Revenue  

The Massachusetts Department of Revenue manages state taxes and child support. We also help cities and towns manage their finances.
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