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Massachusetts Tax Rates, Brackets, Forms

Find information on Massachusetts income brackets and rates, standard deductions, and tax forms by tax year. 

Still need to complete and file a MA tax return for a previous Tax Year? Find the Massachusetts state tax forms below. You can prepare and and sign the forms here on eFile.com before you mail them to the Massachusetts Department of Revenue. For IRS or Federal back taxes, access the tax forms here.

Below find links to other important MA state tax return information and other related features (e.g. tax extension, amendment, etc.).

Massachusetts Income Tax Returns

Massachusetts State Taxes
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IRS Tax Brackets, Rates by Tax Year
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Massachusetts 2019 Income Brackets and Rates

Massachusetts has a flat 5% income tax rate.

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Massachusetts Standard Deductions

Massachusetts does not have a standard deduction. 

Other Standard Deductions by State: Compare State Standard Deduction Amounts
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2020 Tax Year Massachusetts Income Tax Forms

Massachusetts State Tax Forms for Tax Year 2020 (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2020) can be e-Filed along with a IRS Income Tax Return until October 15, 2021. Details on how to only prepare and print a MA 2020 Tax Return. The MA 2020 Tax Forms are below.

Form/Schedule
Description
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Form 1
Resident Income Tax Return
Form 1-NR/PY
Nonresident/Part-Year Resident Tax Return
Change of Address
Schedule CB
Circuit Breaker Credit
Schedule D
Long-Term Capital Gains and Losses Excluding Collectibles
Schedule DI
Dependent Information
Schedule D-IS
Long-Term Capital Gains/Losses-Installment Sales
Schedule E
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 Paid to Other Jurisdictions
Schedule R/NR
Resident/Nonresident Worksheet
Schedule SC
Septic Credit for Repairing or Replacing a Failed Cesspool or Septic System
Schedules X/Y
Other Income and Deductions
Form M-4868
Extension Payment Voucher Form. Complete and Submit to the MA Department of Revenue - address is on the form - with your payment. 
Cannot be e-Filed. Mail-in only. 
Massachusetts Employee's Withholding Exemption Certificate
Not filed with the State. Submit to Employer only.

E-File These 2019 Massachusetts State Tax Forms

Prepare and efile these state forms for 2019 in conjunction with your federal and state income tax return. As you proceed through the tax interview on eFile.com, the application will select the correct state forms for you. You can also select tax forms individually. All these forms will then be e-filed by you to the state tax agency. Instructions on how to only prepare a state income tax return.

Form/Schedule
Description
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Resident Income Tax Return
Nonresident/Part-Year Resident Tax Return
Change of Address
Circuit Breaker Credit
Long-Term Capital Gains and Losses Excluding Collectibles
Dependent Information
Long-Term Capital Gains/Losses-Installment Sales
Total Supplemental Income and (Loss)
Rental Real Estate and Royalty Income and (Loss)
Estate, Trust, REMIC and Farm Income and (Loss)
Solar and Wind Energy Credit
Economic Opportunity Area Credit
Farming and Fisheries Credit
Health Care Information
Credit for Removing or Covering Lead Paint on Residential Premises
No Tax Status and Limited Income Credit
Income Tax Paid to Other Jurisdictions
Resident/Nonresident Worksheet
Septic Credit for Repairing or Replacing a Failed Cesspool or Septic System
Other Income and Deductions
Massachusetts Employee's Withholding Exemption Certificate
Not filed with the State. Submit to Employer only.

2018 Tax Year Massachusetts Income Tax Forms

Massachusetts State Income Tax Forms for Tax Year 2018 (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2018) can no longer be prepared and e-filed. Select the respective Form(s) below and sign it online here on eFile.com, and mail them to the Massachusetts Department of Taxation. In addition to filing Massachusetts Forms, you might also have to file the 2018 IRS Tax Return Forms.

Form/Schedule
Description
Resident Income Tax Return
Estimated Income Tax Payment Vouchers
Nonresident/Part-Year Resident Tax Return
Taxpayer Change of Address
Underpayment of Massachusetts Estimated Income Tax
Circuit Breaker Credit
Long-Term Capital Gains and Losses Excluding Collectibles
Dependent Information
Long-Term Capital Gains/Losses-Installment Sales
Total Supplemental Income and (Loss)
Rental Real Estate and Royalty Income and (Loss)
Estate, Trust, REMIC and Farm Income and (Loss)
Solar and Wind Energy Credit
Economic Opportunity Area Credit
Farming and Fisheries Credit
Health Care Information
Credit for Removing or Covering Lead Paint on Residential Premises
No Tax Status and Limited Income Credit
Income Tax Paid to Other Jurisdictions
Resident/Nonresident Worksheet
Septic Credit for Repairing or Replacing a Failed Cesspool or Septic System
Other Income and Deductions
Tax Amendment

2017 Tax Year Massachusetts Tax Forms

Massachusetts state income tax forms for Tax Year 2017 (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2017) can no longer be prepared and e-filed. Select the respective Form(s) below and sign it online here on eFile.com, and mail them to the Massachusetts Department of Taxation. In addition to filing Massachusetts Forms, you might also have to file the 2017 IRS Tax Return Forms.

Form/Schedule
Description
Resident Income Tax Return
Estimated Income Tax Payment Vouchers
Nonresident/Part-Year Resident Tax Return
Taxpayer Change of Address
Underpayment of Massachusetts Estimated Income Tax
Income Tax Payment Voucher
Circuit Breaker Credit
Long-Term Capital Gains and Losses Excluding Collectibles
Dependent Information
Long-Term Capital Gains/Losses-Installment Sales
Total Supplemental Income and (Loss)
Rental Real Estate and Royalty Income and (Loss)
Estate, Trust, REMIC and Farm Income and (Loss)
Solar and Wind Energy Credit
Economic Opportunity Area Credit
Farming and Fisheries Credit
Health Care Information
Credit for Removing or Covering Lead Paint on Residential Premises
No Tax Status and Limited Income Credit
Income Tax Paid to Other Jurisdictions
Resident/Nonresident Worksheet
Septic Credit for Repairing or Replacing a Failed Cesspool or Septic System
Other Income and Deductions
Tax Amendment

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