Michigan Individual Income Tax — e-File 2014

e-File - Faster filing - Faster refund

Last year, 3.8 million Michigan taxpayers opted for the safest, fastest and easiest way to submit their Individual Income Tax (IIT) returns – Michigan e-file.

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) opened the IIT 2015 e-file season on January 20, 2015. Michigan will retrieve and acknowledge IIT e-file returns on the same day the IRS opens for e-file. E-filing and choosing Direct Deposit is the fastest way to receive your Michigan refund.

E-file with Commercial Tax Software – Do it yourself. Buy tax preparation software either over-the-counter or online and prepare your own return. The software’s question and answer format makes doing taxes much easier than filling out tax forms. Several software companies offer FREE e-file services to qualified Michigan taxpayers. If you do not qualify to file for FREE, you may also e-file for a small fee.

E-file Through a Paid Tax Preparer – Find a tax professional you trust to prepare and e-file your return. Nearly all tax preparers use e-file and many are required to do so. To find an e-file provider in your area, search the IRS Authorized e-file Provider Locator .

Where’s My Refund Check My Income Tax Info Web site is the quickest way to check the status of your refund. Please allow 14 days before checking the status of your e-filed return.

Tax Due Returns – Returns resulting in a tax due must submit payment by using either Michigan's e_Payment system or mailing your payment along with form MI-1040-V by April 15, 2015 to avoid penalty and interest.

E-file Questions – Have a question regarding Michigan’s e-file program? Visit the e-file frequently asked questions .