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Governor Carney Announces Delaware’s General Obligation Bonds Again Earn Triple-A Ratings and Attract Excellent Pricing

Department of Finance | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2024

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney on Tuesday announced that the State of Delaware has once again received the highest possible AAA/Aaa ratings from the nation’s top rating services. The State of Delaware received competitive bids on Tuesday for its upcoming sale of $359 million of General Obligation Bonds. The State’s bonds carry the highest possible ratings assigned by […]




National Unclaimed Property Day 2024

Department of Finance | Date Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2024

Delaware’s Office of Unclaimed Property encourages you to “check for a check” on February 1st, National Unclaimed Property Day   Statewide, DE (February 1, 2024) – Delaware’s Office of Unclaimed Property has once again joined the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators’ (NAUPA) third annual National Unclaimed Property Day campaign to encourage all Delawareans to […]




Delaware’s Tax Season Starts January 23, 2024

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Delaware’s Division of Revenue will begin processing 2023 individual income tax returns on January 23, 2024. As a result of fraud prevention measures that protect Delaware taxpayers, refunds will not begin to be issued until February 15, 2024. Taxpayers are encouraged to file their taxes electronically as paper returns take longer to process. Taxpayers who […]




Governor Carney Releases Government Efficiency and Accountability Review (GEAR) Board Report

Department of Finance | Governor John Carney | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, December 4, 2023

Seventh annual report highlights State’s continuous improvement accomplishments   WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday released the seventh annual report of the Government Efficiency and Accountability Review (GEAR) Board. Governor Carney established GEAR under Executive Order #4 in February 2017 to identify ways for State government to sustain its culture of continuous improvement […]




New HSCA Rate Goes Into Effect in January

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2023

REVENUE ANNOUNCES NEW HSCA RATE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2024 Statewide, DE (October 24, 2023) – Division of Revenue Director Kathy Revel today announced that businesses subject to the Hazardous Substance Cleanup Act (HSCA) will see a decrease in last year’s rate from 0.8389% to 0.675%. The new tax rate will go into effect on January 1, […]







  Category: Department of Finance

Governor Carney Announces Delaware’s General Obligation Bonds Again Earn Triple-A Ratings and Attract Excellent Pricing

Department of Finance | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2024

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney on Tuesday announced that the State of Delaware has once again received the highest possible AAA/Aaa ratings from the nation’s top rating services. The State of Delaware received competitive bids on Tuesday for its upcoming sale of $359 million of General Obligation Bonds. The State’s bonds carry the highest possible ratings assigned by […]




National Unclaimed Property Day 2024

Department of Finance | Date Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2024

Delaware’s Office of Unclaimed Property encourages you to “check for a check” on February 1st, National Unclaimed Property Day   Statewide, DE (February 1, 2024) – Delaware’s Office of Unclaimed Property has once again joined the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators’ (NAUPA) third annual National Unclaimed Property Day campaign to encourage all Delawareans to […]




Delaware’s Tax Season Starts January 23, 2024

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Delaware’s Division of Revenue will begin processing 2023 individual income tax returns on January 23, 2024. As a result of fraud prevention measures that protect Delaware taxpayers, refunds will not begin to be issued until February 15, 2024. Taxpayers are encouraged to file their taxes electronically as paper returns take longer to process. Taxpayers who […]




Governor Carney Releases Government Efficiency and Accountability Review (GEAR) Board Report

Department of Finance | Governor John Carney | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, December 4, 2023

Seventh annual report highlights State’s continuous improvement accomplishments   WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday released the seventh annual report of the Government Efficiency and Accountability Review (GEAR) Board. Governor Carney established GEAR under Executive Order #4 in February 2017 to identify ways for State government to sustain its culture of continuous improvement […]




New HSCA Rate Goes Into Effect in January

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2023

REVENUE ANNOUNCES NEW HSCA RATE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2024 Statewide, DE (October 24, 2023) – Division of Revenue Director Kathy Revel today announced that businesses subject to the Hazardous Substance Cleanup Act (HSCA) will see a decrease in last year’s rate from 0.8389% to 0.675%. The new tax rate will go into effect on January 1, […]