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State Electronic Filing Guide

Contact Information:

NJ Division of Revenue
Anthony Johnson, Coordinator
E-file - NJ-1040
P.O. Box 628
Trenton, NJ - 08646-0628
Website: www.state.nj.us/treasury/revenue
Email: Anthony.Johnson@treas.state.nj.us
Phone: 609-292-9292 or 609-777-4216
Fax: 609-777-2811
Tax Refund Inquiries: 609-826-6400 or 800-323-4400
State Guide Details:

Grace Period : 10 days
E-filing Mandate : Must e-file if preparing more than 10 resident returns
Form for opting out of mandate : ERO retains Form NJ-1040-O
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 : Yes
Estimate Payments : Yes (there will be a separate e-file created for each estimated payment)
Extension : Yes
Additional Return Types : Form PTR-1 Property tax reimbursement 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 : Act of e-filing is considered to be signature. The Division of Revenue provides Form NJ-8879 as a convenience to tax practitioners and does not require it to be completed.
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 : 10 days
Paper Return : 8 weeks
Application Requirements : Automatically accepts IRS approval
Special Considerations : If an extension shows a balance due it must be paid by direct debit. See NJ 1040 Handbook for Practitioners

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