Division of Taxation mandates e-filing

Posted 7/26/12

PROVIDENCE - Tax return preparers will be penalized if they fail to electronically file tax returns in the filing season starting Jan. 1, 2013, according to the R.I. Division of Taxation.

The state’s Division of Taxation was authorized by law to require e-filing by paid tax return preparers in 2009.

Corporate e-file was not available when the mandate first took effect, but now tax preparers must take into account personal and corporate income tax returns when filing next year, or be barred from filing with the Tax Division.

The R.I. Division of Taxation issued an advisory on 16 July, notifying tax preparers of the newly implemented mandate.

“We want to give tax preparers as much advance notice as possible so that they can take any steps needed in order to be in compliance with the e-file requirement,” Tax Administrator David Sullivan said in the release.

The mandate applies to each preparer who prepared more than 100 Rhode Island returns in the prior year. The e-filing requirement took effect Jan. 1, 2009, but was only partially implemented and applied to only personal income tax returns at the time.

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