Sales Tax Amnesty

Find details such as filing dates, tax types, and amnesty benefits for current, recent, and upcoming amnesty programs for each participating state.

The Top 3 2018 Sales Tax Changes Companies Must Know

Sales and use tax is always evolving. It’s a complex thing. And that means we’re always on the lookout for new sales tax trends across the states.

New Mexico Announces Tax Amnesty Program

On November 8, 2018, the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department announced a tax amnesty program that will run through December 31, 2018.

New Jersey Enacts Tax Amnesty Bill

New Jersey legislature enacted legislation requiring the Division of Taxation to establish a 90-day state tax amnesty period.

Washington Offers Marketplace Fairness Penalty Reduction Program

The Washington State Department of Revenue has announced its Marketplace Fairness Penalty Reduction Program to help businesses comply with the state’s marketplace nexus legislation, which became effective January 1, 2018.

Indiana Offering Voluntary Disclosure Initiative for Certain Online Sellers

The Indiana Department of Revenue is offering a limited time voluntary disclosure initiative for out-of-state online retailers that have inventory located in third-party Indiana warehouses and sell to Indiana customers.

Alabama Enacts 2018 Tax Amnesty Program

Alabama has enacted a tax amnesty program that will take place July 1, 2018 through September 30, 2018.

Texas Announces Dates for 2018 Tax Amnesty Program

The Texas 2018 tax amnesty program will run from May 1, 2018 to June 29, 2018.

Ohio Tax Amnesty Program Offered for Early 2018

Ohio will be running a tax amnesty program for a variety of state taxes beginning January 1, 2018 and ending February 15, 2018.

Connecticut Authorizes Tax Amnesty Program to Run Through November 30, 2018

The Connecticut Department of Revenue implemented a “fresh start” tax amnesty program, effective October 31, 2017 through November 30, 2018. Most penalties and significant interest may be waived.

Rhode Island Enacts Tax Amnesty Program

A Rhode Island tax amnesty program will take place December 1, 2017 to February 15, 2018 open to taxpayers that are delinquent on any state taxes. Penalties may be waived and interest reduced.

Texas to Establish Tax Amnesty Program

Texas has enacted legislation that requires the Comptroller of Public Accounts to establish a limited-time tax amnesty program for delinquent or unregistered taxpayers. Penalties and interest may be waived.

New Jersey Enacts Voluntary Disclosure Initiative for Certain Out-of-State Sellers

The New Jersey Division of Taxation announced a voluntary disclosure program for out-of-state sellers with click-through agreements with businesses in New Jersey to run from August 21, 2017 to November 21, 2017.

Oklahoma Enacts Tax Amnesty Program

Oklahoma established a tax amnesty program to run September 1, 2017 through November 30, 2017. Penalties, interest, and other collection fees may be waived for eligible taxpayers if they voluntarily file returns and pay taxes due.

Virginia Enacts New Tax Amnesty Program

Virginia authorized a tax amnesty program to take place September 13 through November 14, 2017. Civil or criminal penalties and 50% of interest assessed will be waived upon receipt of payment of tax and interest owed.

Arizona Enacts 2016 Tax Amnesty Program

Arizona enacted a tax amnesty program that will run from September 1, 2016 through October 31, 2016. The amnesty program applies to individual income, corporate income, and transaction privilege (sales) taxes.

Pennsylvania Enacts New Tax Amnesty Program

Pennsylvania enacted legislation to establish a 60-day amnesty program that would generally apply to all taxes administered by the Department of Revenue that are delinquent as of December 31, 2015. Penalties and interest may be waived.

Massachusetts Enacts 2016 Amnesty Program

Massachusetts enacted a tax amnesty program to run 04/01/16 to 05/31/16. More…

Chicago Provides Debt Relief Program for Unpaid Taxes

Chicago offered a debt relief program 11/15/15 through 12/31/15 for unpaid taxes. More…

Louisiana Announces Dates for 2015 Tax Payment Amnesty Program

Louisiana announced that the state’s 2015 Tax Amnesty program will run 12/01/15 through 12/31/15. More…

Alabama Enacts 2016 Tax Amnesty Program

Alabama announced the state’s 2016 tax amnesty program, running 06/30/16 through 08/30/16. More…

New Hampshire Enacts Tax Amnesty Program

New Hampshire enacted a tax amnesty program that will run 12/01/15 through 02/15/16. More…

Massachusetts 2016 Budget Authorizes Amnesty Program

Massachusetts authorized a 60-day tax amnesty program as part of the 2016 budget. More…

Indiana Enacts Amnesty Program

Indiana established a tax amnesty program to take place 09/15/15 through 11/16/15. More…