Form PIT-RES: Delaware Individual Resident Income Tax Return

Form PIT-RES is used by Delaware residents to file their annual state income tax return. It reports income earned throughout the year and calculates any taxes owed to the state of Delaware (DE).

Who Must File Form PIT-RES?

Residents of Delaware with income from any source, including:

  1. Wages, salaries, and tips
  2. Self-employment income
  3. Interest and dividends
  4. Pensions and annuities
  5. Capital gains (from selling investments)

Even if you had no federal income tax liability, you may still need to file a Delaware return.

What Information Do I Need to File Form PIT-RES?

  • Federal Tax Return: A copy of your federal tax return (usually Form 1040) will be helpful in completing Form PIT-RES.
  • Income Documentation: W-2s, 1099s, and other documents showing income earned throughout the year.
  • Deductions and Credits: Documentation for any deductions or credits you claim on your return.
  • Payment Information: Routing and account number for direct deposit of any refund or method of payment for any taxes owed.

How to File Form PIT-RES?

  • You can file Form PIT-RES electronically through the Delaware Division of Revenue website.
  • Paper forms can be downloaded from the website and mailed to the Division of Revenue.
  • Fax filing is also an option.

Important Deadlines For Form PIT-RES:

  • The filing deadline for Form PIT-RES is typically May 1st of each year.
  • An automatic extension to October 16th is available if you also file a federal extension and owe no additional state tax.