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  Category: Department of Finance


Delaware’s Tax Season Starts February 12, 2021

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Delaware’s Division of Revenue will begin processing 2020 individual income tax returns on Friday, February 12, 2021. Delaware opens its filing season in tandem with the IRS, who have been delayed this year due to programming required in administering economic impact payments. Taxpayers may still file in advance of this date, and returns will be […]




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

Department of Finance | Governor John Carney | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, December 10, 2020

Fourth annual report highlights State accomplishments WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday released the fourth annual report of the Government Efficiency and Accountability Review (GEAR) Board. Governor Carney established GEAR by Executive Order in February of 2017 in order to identify ways for state government to operate more efficiently, improve the delivery of state services, and provide […]




Electronic Tax Filing Requirements for Businesses

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 18, 2020

  Beginning in January 2021, the Delaware Division of Revenue (DOR) will require certain business tax returns, including most gross receipts tax, excise tax, and withholding tax forms, to be filed electronically. Payments for these taxes must also be made electronically. The list of affected business taxes has been included in DOR’s latest Technical Information […]




Revenue Announces Decrease in HSCA Rate

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | Date Posted: Friday, October 23, 2020

Effective January 2021 Division of Revenue Director Jennifer Hudson today announced that businesses subject to the Hazardous Substance Cleanup Act (HSCA) will see a decrease in last year’s rate from 1.0429% to 0.9067%. The new tax rate will go into effect on January 1, 2021, and will apply to taxable gross receipts from the sale […]




Department of Finance & The Precisionists, Inc. Launch Autism at Work Program

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | News | Date Posted: Monday, September 28, 2020

The State of Delaware Department of Finance recently began collaborating with The Precisionists (TPI), a Wilmington, Del.-based organization focused on employment for adults with disabilities. The pilot program, about to celebrate its first anniversary, uses the talents of a team of autistic adults from TPI’s workforce to tackle critical business needs within the Department of […]







  Category: Department of Finance


Delaware’s Tax Season Starts February 12, 2021

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Delaware’s Division of Revenue will begin processing 2020 individual income tax returns on Friday, February 12, 2021. Delaware opens its filing season in tandem with the IRS, who have been delayed this year due to programming required in administering economic impact payments. Taxpayers may still file in advance of this date, and returns will be […]




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

Department of Finance | Governor John Carney | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, December 10, 2020

Fourth annual report highlights State accomplishments WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday released the fourth annual report of the Government Efficiency and Accountability Review (GEAR) Board. Governor Carney established GEAR by Executive Order in February of 2017 in order to identify ways for state government to operate more efficiently, improve the delivery of state services, and provide […]




Electronic Tax Filing Requirements for Businesses

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 18, 2020

  Beginning in January 2021, the Delaware Division of Revenue (DOR) will require certain business tax returns, including most gross receipts tax, excise tax, and withholding tax forms, to be filed electronically. Payments for these taxes must also be made electronically. The list of affected business taxes has been included in DOR’s latest Technical Information […]




Revenue Announces Decrease in HSCA Rate

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | Date Posted: Friday, October 23, 2020

Effective January 2021 Division of Revenue Director Jennifer Hudson today announced that businesses subject to the Hazardous Substance Cleanup Act (HSCA) will see a decrease in last year’s rate from 1.0429% to 0.9067%. The new tax rate will go into effect on January 1, 2021, and will apply to taxable gross receipts from the sale […]




Department of Finance & The Precisionists, Inc. Launch Autism at Work Program

Department of Finance | Division of Revenue | News | Date Posted: Monday, September 28, 2020

The State of Delaware Department of Finance recently began collaborating with The Precisionists (TPI), a Wilmington, Del.-based organization focused on employment for adults with disabilities. The pilot program, about to celebrate its first anniversary, uses the talents of a team of autistic adults from TPI’s workforce to tackle critical business needs within the Department of […]