State Electronic Filing Guide

Contact Information:

Department of Revenue
Electronic Filing Help Desk
E-file Coordinator
P.O. Box 1033
Jackson, MS - 39215
Phone: 601-923-7001 or 601-923-7055
Fax: 601-923-7039
Tax Refund Inquiries: 601-923-7801
State Guide Details:

Grace Period : 5 days
E-filing Mandate : No
Form for opting out of mandate : n/a
Federal and State E-files Can Be Linked : Yes
State Can Be E-filed Separately : A federal return must be e-filed concurrently with the state return, or have a previously accepted federal return
Return Types Accepted Electronically :
Resident : Yes
Part Year Resident : Yes
Non-Resident : Yes
Amended : Yes for 2014 and later
Estimate Payments : No
Extension : No
Additional Return Types :
Accepts Returns With : Refund, Zero Balance, Balance Due
Direct Deposit of Refunds : Yes unless amending
Payment of Balance Due by :
Electronic Funds Withdrawal (Direct Debit) : Yes unless amending
Credit Card : No
Online ePayment : No
Signature Requirements : ERO retains MS8453 for 3 years
Accepts eSignature : Yes
Supports PDF attachments : Yes
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 : 7-10 days
Paper Return : 6-8 weeks
Application Requirements : Automatically accepts IRS approval
Special Considerations : See Handbook for Electronic Filers

On-Demand Training

Convenient, web-based training - accessible 24/7.