State Electronic Filing Guide

Contact Information:

Department of Revenue Services
Help Desk
Department of Revenue Services
P.O. Box 2964
Hartford, CT - 06104-2964
Phone: 860-297-4973 or 860-297-5979
Fax: 860-297-4761
Tax Refund Inquiries: 860-297-5962 or 800-382-9463
State Guide Details:

Grace Period : 5 business days
E-filing Mandate : Must e-file if preparing 50 or more returns
Form for opting out of mandate : No
Federal and State E-files Can Be Linked : Yes
State Can Be E-filed Separately : Yes
Return Types Accepted Electronically :
Resident : Yes
Part Year Resident : Yes
Non-Resident : Yes
Amended : No
Estimate Payments : Yes (there will be a separate e-file created for each estimated payment)
Extension : Yes
Additional Return Types : Business entity tax cannot be e-filed
Accepts Returns With : Refund, Zero Balance, Balance Due
Direct Deposit of Refunds : Yes
Payment of Balance Due by :
Electronic Funds Withdrawal (Direct Debit) : Yes
Credit Card : Yes
Online ePayment : Yes
Signature Requirements : Completing federal 8879 signature requirements satisfies state requirement
Accepts eSignature : n/a
Supports PDF attachments : No
Tax year(s) supported for e-filing : Current tax year and two prior tax years
Drivers License or State ID Required : If your client was issued a driver’s license or state identification card, provide the requested information from it or indicate there is no applicable identification provided. An individual return cannot be filed electronically with the state if you do not provide a response on federal Screen IDAuth.
Average Refund Time :
E-filed Return : 4 days
Paper Return : 6-8 weeks
Application Requirements : Automatically accepts IRS approval
Special Considerations : See Federal/State Electronic Filing Handbook

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