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Delaware’s Tax Season Officially Starts January 27

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Thursday, January 23, 2020

Division of Revenue Director Jennifer R. Hudson has announced that Delaware will begin processing 2019 individual income tax returns on Monday, January 27, 2020. To expedite this process, citizens are encouraged to file their 2019 State of Delaware Personal Income Taxes online at de.gov/filetax or through their tax software provider. The 2019 tax year filing […]




New HSCA Rate Goes into Effect This January

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | Date Posted: Friday, December 6, 2019

Businesses subject to the Hazardous Substance Cleanup Act (HSCA) should be aware that a new tax rate of 1.0429% will be going into effect on January 1, 2020. This will apply to the taxable gross receipts from the sale of petroleum or petroleum products. The Division of Revenue will be updating the rate in their […]




Revenue Offers Assistance to Corporate Tax Filers

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | Date Posted: Thursday, September 26, 2019

The implementation of last year’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) continues to affect many corporate taxpayers, particularly those that have filed extensions for the 2018 tax year. In Delaware, corporate income tax returns that are under extension are due on the same date as extended federal corporate income tax returns. Many taxpayer-related organizations have […]




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 […]







  Category: Division of Revenue


Delaware’s Tax Season Officially Starts January 27

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Thursday, January 23, 2020

Division of Revenue Director Jennifer R. Hudson has announced that Delaware will begin processing 2019 individual income tax returns on Monday, January 27, 2020. To expedite this process, citizens are encouraged to file their 2019 State of Delaware Personal Income Taxes online at de.gov/filetax or through their tax software provider. The 2019 tax year filing […]




New HSCA Rate Goes into Effect This January

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | Date Posted: Friday, December 6, 2019

Businesses subject to the Hazardous Substance Cleanup Act (HSCA) should be aware that a new tax rate of 1.0429% will be going into effect on January 1, 2020. This will apply to the taxable gross receipts from the sale of petroleum or petroleum products. The Division of Revenue will be updating the rate in their […]




Revenue Offers Assistance to Corporate Tax Filers

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | Date Posted: Thursday, September 26, 2019

The implementation of last year’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) continues to affect many corporate taxpayers, particularly those that have filed extensions for the 2018 tax year. In Delaware, corporate income tax returns that are under extension are due on the same date as extended federal corporate income tax returns. Many taxpayer-related organizations have […]




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 […]