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  Category: Department of Finance


New Tax Refund Scam – It’s Not What You’d Expect

Department of Labor | Division of Revenue | Date Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Delaware Division of Revenue would like to alert taxpayers to a new and growing scam involving fraudulent tax refunds being deposited into real taxpayer bank accounts. After the money is deposited, the crooks use various tactics to con taxpayers into turning over those funds. How does it work? Thieves are using schemes, including phishing, […]




Delaware Personal Income Tax Season Begins January 29

Department of Labor | Division of Revenue | News | Date Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018

Division of Revenue Director Jennifer R. Hudson has announced that the Delaware individual income tax season will begin on Monday, January 29, 2018, concurrently with the opening of the federal individual tax season announced by the IRS. While this is slightly later than previous years, the January 29 date was set to ensure the security […]




Delaware Appoints New State Escheator

Department of Finance | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Delaware’s Department of Finance today announced the appointment of Brenda R. Mayrack as Delaware’s new State Escheator, effective immediately. As State Escheator, Ms. Mayrack will be the Director of the Office of Unclaimed Property – which is responsible for working with companies to ensure compliance with the State’s abandoned property statutes, as well as administering […]




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

Department of Finance | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | State Budget | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Board presents recommendations across focus areas, including education, criminal justice, human resources, and health WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday released the first annual report of the Government Efficiency and Accountability Review (GEAR) Board. Governor Carney established GEAR by Executive Order in February to identify ways for state government to operate more efficiently, […]




Delaware Receives High Marks for Fiscal Responsibility

Department of Finance | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Friday, December 1, 2017

All three major credit rating agencies award Delaware with ‘AAA’ bond rating WILMINGTON, Del. – All three major credit rating agencies have once again awarded Delaware with a ‘AAA’ rating, citing the state’s ongoing commitment to strong fiscal management. With this endorsement, Moody’s Investors Service, Fitch Ratings, and Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings have favorably […]







  Category: Department of Finance


New Tax Refund Scam – It’s Not What You’d Expect

Department of Labor | Division of Revenue | Date Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Delaware Division of Revenue would like to alert taxpayers to a new and growing scam involving fraudulent tax refunds being deposited into real taxpayer bank accounts. After the money is deposited, the crooks use various tactics to con taxpayers into turning over those funds. How does it work? Thieves are using schemes, including phishing, […]




Delaware Personal Income Tax Season Begins January 29

Department of Labor | Division of Revenue | News | Date Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018

Division of Revenue Director Jennifer R. Hudson has announced that the Delaware individual income tax season will begin on Monday, January 29, 2018, concurrently with the opening of the federal individual tax season announced by the IRS. While this is slightly later than previous years, the January 29 date was set to ensure the security […]




Delaware Appoints New State Escheator

Department of Finance | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Delaware’s Department of Finance today announced the appointment of Brenda R. Mayrack as Delaware’s new State Escheator, effective immediately. As State Escheator, Ms. Mayrack will be the Director of the Office of Unclaimed Property – which is responsible for working with companies to ensure compliance with the State’s abandoned property statutes, as well as administering […]




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

Department of Finance | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | State Budget | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Board presents recommendations across focus areas, including education, criminal justice, human resources, and health WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday released the first annual report of the Government Efficiency and Accountability Review (GEAR) Board. Governor Carney established GEAR by Executive Order in February to identify ways for state government to operate more efficiently, […]




Delaware Receives High Marks for Fiscal Responsibility

Department of Finance | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Friday, December 1, 2017

All three major credit rating agencies award Delaware with ‘AAA’ bond rating WILMINGTON, Del. – All three major credit rating agencies have once again awarded Delaware with a ‘AAA’ rating, citing the state’s ongoing commitment to strong fiscal management. With this endorsement, Moody’s Investors Service, Fitch Ratings, and Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings have favorably […]