Arizona Income Tax Form and AZ Income Tax Rate Information

Arizona E-File Information

For all E-Filed returns either an AZ-8453 (Declaration for E-Filing of Income Tax Return) or AZ-8879 (E-file Signature Authorization) must be completed and retained in your files along with Forms W2, W-2G, 1099-R and a printed copy of your tax return. Do not mail these items to the Arizona Department of Revenue unless a request is made by the department. There is a requirement to keep a copy of AZ-8453 and above forms for a period of four years.

 

Who must file Arizona income taxes?

All Arizona taxpayers are required to file an Arizona tax return if he or she has for the taxable a year an Arizona gross income that meets the following income levels: No matter what your filing status is if you have a gross income of at least $15,000; If you are single and you have a gross income of at least $5,500; If you are married filing jointly and have a gross income of at least $11,000; If you are married filing separately and have a gross income of at least $5,500; If you are head of household and have a gross income of at least $5,500.

 

What are the Arizona Income Tax Forms?

Residents: 140 EZ, 140 or 140A; Part-Year Residents: 140PY; Nonresidents: 140NR.

 

What are Arizona Income Tax Exemptions?

Single is $2,100; married filing jointly and claiming no dependents is $4,200; married filing jointly and claiming at least one dependent is $6,300; head of household and you are not married is $4,200; head of household and you are married to someone who could claim head of household is $3,150 or complete Form 202 (Personal Exemption Allocation Election); married filing separately with neither spouse claiming any dependents is $2,100 or complete Form 202 (Personal Exemption Allocation Election); married filing separately with at least one spouse claiming a dependent is $3,150 or complete Form 202 (Personal Exemption Allocation Election).

 

What is the Arizona income tax standard deduction?

For 2014, the standard deductions for a single taxpayer or a married taxpayer filing a separate return or filing a married filing separately is $5,009; the standard deduction for married filing jointly and filing head of household is $10,010.

 

Arizona Income Tax Deductions

Interest from U.S Government obligations, social security benefits, benefits received under the Railroad Retirement Act, certain portion of retirement from the Uniformed Services (see retirement income section for more details) and pay received for active service in the Reserves or National Guard. For a complete list of exclusions from income see the instructions to Arizona form 140.

A person may subtract up to $2,500 of income for U.S. Government and Arizona state or local pension income.

 

What is Arizona Capital Gains Tax?

Beginning in 2013, a subtraction is allowed for a percentage of any net long-term capital gain included in your federal adjusted gross income that is derived from an investment in an asset acquired after December 31, 2011. For 2014, the percentage is 20%.

 

When are Arizona Income Taxes Due?

Returns may be filed any time after January 1, 2015 but no later than April 15, 2015.
Arizona grants all taxpayers a six (6) month extension if requested. Arizona will recognize a “federal” extension for the period covered by the federal extension. Arizona does not appear to have a state specific extension for military overseas or military on deployment in support of contingency operations.
To apply for a state extension, file Arizona Form 204 by April 15. See Form 204 Instructions for details

 

 

Arizona Income Tax Contact Information

Arizona Department of Revenue
Taxpayer Information and Assistance
P.O. Box 29086
Phoenix, AZ 85038-9086

 
General Information:  (602) 255-3381            
                                                  (800) 352-4090        
Forms:                                (602) 255-3381        
Web site:                            AZ DoR                 
Forms:                               Arizona Tax Forms,AZ 140 Booklet
Electronic Filing: (602) 255-3381Electronic Filing Services Income Tax Practitioner Hotline: (602) 542-2132
Refund Status:  (602) 255-3381 or 1-800-352-4090; Refund Status Check
 
 

Arizona State Income Tax filing addresses:

Payment enclosed:
Arizona Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 52016, Phoenix, Arizona , 85072-2016Refund expected or no payment:
Arizona Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 52138, Phoenix, Arizona, 85072-2138