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Orange arrow Do I owe Alternative Minimum tax for Connecticut?

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  You are subject to the Connecticut alternative minimum tax and are required to file Form CT-6251, Connecticut Alternative Minimum Tax Return - Individuals, if for the taxable year: you were a Connecticut resident or part-year resident and had a federal alternative minimum tax liability; o...
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Orange arrow Do I need to mail in anything to Connecticut to complete my state efile?

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  If the taxpayer uses an IRS approved self-select PIN for e-file, the DRS will accept this PIN as the State signature. By adopting this PIN alternative, the DRS has effectively removed the need for the Form CT-8453. However, if a taxpayer is not able to use an IRS self-select PIN, the taxpayer (and...
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Orange arrow What date does my Connecticut return have to be filed by?

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  Your Connecticut income tax return is due on or before April 15. If you are not a calendar year filer, your return is due on or before the fifteenth day of the fourth month following the close of your taxable year. If the due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the next business day...
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Orange arrow How do I file an amended return for Connecticut?

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  If Form CT-1040X is filed to have an overpayment of Connecticut income tax refunded or credited, it must be filed before the Connecticut statute of limitations expires. Generally, the Connecticut statute of limitations for refunding or crediting any Connecticut income tax overpayment expires thr...
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Orange arrow How do I file a tax return for a deceased person?

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  A Connecticut income tax return must be filed for a taxpayer who died during the year if the requirements for Who Must File a Connecticut Resident Return are met. The return must be signed and filed by his or her executor, administrator, or surviving spouse for the portion of the year before the t...
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Orange arrow How do I file an extension for Connecticut?

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  To request an extension of time to file your return, you must file Form CT-1040 EXT, Application for Extension of Time to File Connecticut Income Tax Return for Individuals, and pay all the tax you expect to owe on or before the due date. Visit www.ct.gov/TSC to fi le your extension electronically...
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Orange arrow I did not receive the full amount of my refund. Who do I contact?

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  If you are due a refund but have not paid certain obligations to Connecticut state agencies or the IRS, all or part of your overpayment may be used to pay all or part of these outstanding debts or taxes. You will be advised by mail if your refund is reduced for this reason and will be given informa...
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Orange arrow How do I pay an amount owed for Connecticut state taxes?

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  Payment Options Electronically filing and paying your taxes is easy and accurate. It provides you with confirmation of receipt and reduces the possibility of errors. While some taxpayers may be reluctant to make electronic payments for security reasons, we want to assure you that our electronic fu...
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Orange arrow How do I check on the status of my Connecticut refund?

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  Electronically Filed Returns: Refunds for electronically filed returns generally are issued within 4 business days of the receipt of the return. Using one of our electronic filing methods will ensure that you receive your refund promptly. Paper Returns: Due to volume during the filing seas...
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Orange arrow How do I determine my resident status?

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  A resident is anyone whose domicile is Connecticut regardless of whether the individual actually lives in the state. Domicile is the place you call home and to which you intend to return whenever you are away. A person's domicile is sometimes called his legal residence or home of record. A per...
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Orange arrow Do I have to file a Connecticut return?

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  You must file a Connecticut resident income tax return if you were a resident for the entire year and any of the following is true for the 2018 taxable year: • You had Connecticut income tax withheld; • You made estimated tax payments to Connecticut or a payment with Form CT-1040 EXT; ...
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Orange arrow Connecticut Filing Status

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  Generally, your filing status must match your federal income tax filing status for this year. If you are not certain of your filing status , consult the information in your federal income tax booklet or call the IRS at 800-829-1040. Although you and your spouse file jointly for federal purposes, y...
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Orange arrow Connecticut Contributions

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  Below is a list of charities for which you may use your tax return to contribute all or a portion of your refund. Enter your total contributions on Form CT-1040, Connecticut Resident Income Tax Return, Schedule 5, Line 70. Your contribution is irrevocable. To contribute directly, send your contri...
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Orange arrow Connecticut Use Tax

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  Individual Use Tax In general, goods or services purchased out-of-state that would be subject to the Connecticut sales tax if those goods or services were purchased from a Connecticut seller are subject to the Connecticut use tax if the out-of-state seller did not charge and collect sales tax on th...
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Orange arrow Connecticut Payment Options

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  Pay Electronically To make a direct payment visit the TSC at portal.ct.gov/TSC and follow the prompts or visit https://drsindtax.ct.gov. You can authorize DRS to transfer funds from your bank account (checking or savings) to a DRS account by entering your bank account number and your bank routing ...
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