Filing Connecticut Income Taxes
Since 2011, the Connecticut income tax rate has varied between 3 and 6.5%. Presently, the annual tax revenue for the state is over $15 billion, which is close to the median range in America. Residents, nonresidents and partial-year residents of Connecticut, who earn money within the state must file an annual income tax return. Residents should use the form CT 1040, nonresidents and partial-year residents should use the form CT 1040NR/PY.
Connecticut taxes are due April 15th. Any outstanding amount after this date is subject to a 10% penalty along with an additional 1% fee each month for as long as the amount remains unpaid. If the 10% fee is less than $50, the fee is adjusted to the minimum fee amount of $50.
Asking for an Extension
Requesting an extension of time to file (form CT 1040EXT) can be sent to this address, depending upon whether a Connecticut tax refund is expected or tax payment is due:
Residents mailing forms with payments should send them to:
PO BOX 2977
Hartford CT 06104-2977
Estimated Payments and Amendments
If estimated payments are necessary, they can be paid online at drsindtax.ct.gov/AUT/welcomeindividual.aspx, or by mail to the DRS. When paying by mail, send vouchers and payments to:
PO Box 2932
Hartford CT 06104-2932
If an error is discovered and an amendment is needed, taxpayers may use the form CT 1040X and mail it to:
PO Box 2978
Hartford, CT 06104-2978
For questions on amended returns or its status, you may call 860-297-5962
How Do I Track My Refund?
To track your Connecticut refund, you may visit www.ct.gov/drs/site/default.asp. On the left side of the menu, mouse over "How Do I" and click the option to check the status of a refund.
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