Massachusetts Income Taxes and MA State Tax

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Important: Residents of Massachusetts have until April 17, 2024 to file their tax returns.

Prepare and e-file your current year Massachusetts state tax return - resident, nonresident, or part-year resident returns - with your IRS return via

  • State return only regulations*): Per IRS and Massachusetts state tax agency regulation - not - you can NOT just prepare and e-file a state return (with the exception of California) without also e-filing the IRS return on the same platform. If you have filed your federal return already, you can prepare a Massachusetts state return on and then download, print, sign, and mail it in. View instructions on ONLY preparing a Massachusetts and/or other state tax returns.
  • File your MA and IRS returns together on so you do not have to worry about mailing anything.

MA Tax Resources and Help

Massachusetts State Income Tax Rate: 5%
Estimate your MA income taxes now.
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Prepare only a MA State Return without an IRS return.
See step-by-step instructions on how to only prepare and download - not eFile - state returns on
Where Is Your Massachusetts Tax Refund Money?
Step 1: Sign into your account and check acceptance by the tax agency.
Step 2: Check your Massachusetts tax refund status.
Where Is Your IRS Refund?
Step 1: Sign into your account and check acceptance by the IRS.
Step 2: Check your IRS tax refund status.
Massachusetts Income Tax Extension
Massachusetts Income Tax Amendment
How to Correct a Rejected Tax Return
If your MA tax return was rejected by the MA Tax Agency - not - see instructions on how to correct a rejected Massachusetts tax return.
How to Pay Income Taxes
Massachusetts, IRS Late Filing, Tax Payment Penalties
1. Late Filing Penalty: For each month you file your return after the tax return deadline, you will be charged 1% of your total tax due (or fraction thereof), up to a 25% maximum.
2. Late Payment Penalty: For each month you submit your taxes owed after the tax return deadline, you will be charged 1% of your total tax amount (or fraction thereof), up to a 25% maximum.
3. IRS Penalties: Calculate and estimate your potential IRS Income tax return penalties.
MA Tax Return Mailing Addresses
Find various Massachusetts mailing addresses for tax returns, amendments, and payments.
Massachusetts Brackets for Income Taxes
Massachusetts Tax Forms
See or download MA income tax forms.
Massachusetts Unemployment Benefits
Unemployment benefits is fully taxed to the same extent as federal law in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Marriage Penalty
Tax Return Instructions
View instructions on how to enter MA forms and details on

Start Federal and Massachusetts Tax Returns

e-File These Massachusetts State Tax Forms

Complete and e-file these current tax year state forms in conjunction with your federal income tax return. As you go through tax interview, the application will select the correct state forms for you, but you can also select tax forms individually. All these forms will then be e-filed by you to the state tax agency. View instructions on how to only prepare a state income tax return.

MA Tax Form Current Tax Year
1-ES - Massachusetts Estimated Income Tax
Form ABT - Massachusetts Application for Abatement
Form CA-6 - Massachusetts Application for Abatement/Amended Return
Form COA - Massachusetts Taxpayer Change of Address
M-4 - Massachusetts Employee's Withholding Exemption Certificate
Form PV - Massachusetts Income Tax Payment Voucher
Form-1 - Massachusetts Resident Income Tax Return
Form-1-NR/PY - Massachusetts Nonresident/Part-Year Tax Return
M-4868 - Massachusetts Income Tax Extension Payment Worksheet and Voucher
Schedule CB - Circuit Breaker Credit
Schedule D - Long-Term Capital Gains and Losses Excluding Collectibles And Pre-1996 Installment Sales.
Schedule D-IS - Long-Term Capital Gains and Losses Excluding Collectibles
Schedule DI - Dependent Information
Schedule E Reconciliation - Total Supplemental Income and (Loss)
Schedule E-1 - Rental Real Estate and Royalty Income and (Loss)
Schedule E-3 - Estate, Trust, REMIC and Farm Income and (Loss)
Schedule EC - Solar and Wind Energy Credit
Schedule EOAC - Economic Opportunity Area Credit
Schedule FAF - Farming and Fisheries Credit
Schedule HC - Health Care Information
Schedule LP - Credit for Removing or Covering Lead Paint on Residential Premises
Schedule NTS-L-NR/PY - No Tax Status and Limited Income Credit
Schedule OJC - Income Tax Due to Other Jurisdictions
Schedule R/NR - Resident/Nonresident Worksheet
Schedule SC - Septic Credit for Repairing or Replacing a Failed Cesspool or Septic System
Schedule X - Other Income
Schedule Y - Other Deductions

* Due to IRS and State Tax Agency tax data sharing and validation requirements, you can only e-file a State Income Tax Return while also e-filing a Federal Income Tax Return. This is not an created policy, but all online tax websites have to adhere to this IRS/state issued tax data sharing policy. You can however prepare all 44 State Income Tax Returns on if you have already e-Filed or filed your IRS return. View instructions on how you can ONLY prepare and file State Income Tax Return(s). Only on can you prepare, file or e-file unlimited State Tax Returns for one low price and not pay for each state return like you would do on H&R Block® vs. TurboTax®. Dare to Compare Now.