State Electronic Filing Guide

Contact Information:

Utah State Tax Commission
Electronic Filing Coordinator
Electronic Filing Section
210 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, UT - 84134-0210
Phone: 801-297-7575
Fax: 801-297-7698
Tax Refund Inquiries: 801-297-2200 or 800-662-4335
State Guide Details:

Grace Period : 20 days
E-filing Mandate : Must e-file if preparing more than 100 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 : Yes
Estimate Payments : No
Extension : No
Additional Return Types :
Accepts Returns With : Refund, Zero Balance, Balance Due
Direct Deposit of Refunds : Yes
Payment of Balance Due by :
Electronic Funds Withdrawal (Direct Debit) : Yes (there will be a separate e-file created for the payment transaction)
Credit Card : Yes
Online ePayment : Yes
Signature Requirements : Act of e-filing is considered to be signature
Accepts eSignature : n/a
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 : Will begin releasing refunds March 1, or earlier if a match can be made with withholding reported by employers
Paper Return : 6-8 weeks
Application Requirements : Automatically accepts IRS approval
Special Considerations : See Publication 59 Handbook for Electronic Filers

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