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  Category: Department of Finance


Scam Alert: Revenue Warns Taxpayers of Fraudulent Letters

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

  Example Scam Letter April 2019 The Delaware Division of Revenue wants to alert citizens to a new taxpayer scam that is happening in Delaware. Victims may receive a letter from “The Bureau of Tax Enforcement” that threatens property seizure and wage garnishment unless they call a toll-free number to “avoid enforcement.” “These scam mailings […]




Tax Reform and Your Delaware Itemized Deductions

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | Date Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2019

Prior to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), individuals were permitted to claim an unlimited amount of state and local real property and income taxes paid as itemized deductions. Starting with tax years 2018, those deductions will be limited. Delaware follows federal law regarding itemized deductions, and taxpayers will be entitled to an itemized […]




Overstated Withholding May Delay Your Tax Refund

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | Date Posted: Friday, February 22, 2019

With tax season well underway, Division of Revenue officials are noting an uptick in Delaware returns reporting overstated Delaware income tax withholding. The appropriate amount to report is limited to the total in Box 17 of the W-2 form provided by your employer (or the sum of those amounts if you have multiple employers), plus […]




Delaware’s Office of Unclaimed Property Website Is Moving

Department of Finance | Date Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019

State Escheator and Office of Unclaimed Property Director Brenda Mayrack this week announced that Delaware’s Office of Unclaimed Property will be moving its website to unclaimedproperty.delaware.gov. By federal policy, U.S. government-related domain names (“.gov”) are only available to official governmental organizations in the United States. Originally launched in October of 2015, delaware.findyourunclaimedproperty.com has provided the […]




Delaware Sets Health Care Spending Benchmark

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Finance | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Benchmark initiative will limit spending growth, improve quality of care NEW CASTLE, Del. – The Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC) on Wednesday issued a recommended Benchmark Index that set the state’s health care spending growth target at 3.8 percent for 2019 – the initial year of Delaware’s newly created Health Care Spending Benchmark. […]







  Category: Department of Finance


Scam Alert: Revenue Warns Taxpayers of Fraudulent Letters

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

  Example Scam Letter April 2019 The Delaware Division of Revenue wants to alert citizens to a new taxpayer scam that is happening in Delaware. Victims may receive a letter from “The Bureau of Tax Enforcement” that threatens property seizure and wage garnishment unless they call a toll-free number to “avoid enforcement.” “These scam mailings […]




Tax Reform and Your Delaware Itemized Deductions

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | Date Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2019

Prior to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), individuals were permitted to claim an unlimited amount of state and local real property and income taxes paid as itemized deductions. Starting with tax years 2018, those deductions will be limited. Delaware follows federal law regarding itemized deductions, and taxpayers will be entitled to an itemized […]




Overstated Withholding May Delay Your Tax Refund

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | Date Posted: Friday, February 22, 2019

With tax season well underway, Division of Revenue officials are noting an uptick in Delaware returns reporting overstated Delaware income tax withholding. The appropriate amount to report is limited to the total in Box 17 of the W-2 form provided by your employer (or the sum of those amounts if you have multiple employers), plus […]




Delaware’s Office of Unclaimed Property Website Is Moving

Department of Finance | Date Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019

State Escheator and Office of Unclaimed Property Director Brenda Mayrack this week announced that Delaware’s Office of Unclaimed Property will be moving its website to unclaimedproperty.delaware.gov. By federal policy, U.S. government-related domain names (“.gov”) are only available to official governmental organizations in the United States. Originally launched in October of 2015, delaware.findyourunclaimedproperty.com has provided the […]




Delaware Sets Health Care Spending Benchmark

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Finance | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Benchmark initiative will limit spending growth, improve quality of care NEW CASTLE, Del. – The Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC) on Wednesday issued a recommended Benchmark Index that set the state’s health care spending growth target at 3.8 percent for 2019 – the initial year of Delaware’s newly created Health Care Spending Benchmark. […]