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Companies Developing Michigan Tax Preparation Software

  • Important Information for Software Developers

    As part of a Michigan Department of Treasury reorganization, the Forms and Document Services and Electronic Filing Programs areas have been merged to form the new Forms, Documentation and E-file Services (FDES) group. This consolidation will enable Treasury to provide improved services to the software developer community. Some of the benefits are:

    • A unified e-mail box ( and contact phone number (517-636-4450) offering a central point of contact for developer issues and inquiries.
    • Bringing forms and e-file staff together, improving internal Treasury communications and allowing us to streamline our processes.
    • A renewed focus on customer service and operational efficiency in the substitute forms and e-file approval process.

    We look forward to working more closely with each other and with our developers in the coming 2014 testing season. We trust that FDES will set a new standard for Treasury's service to software developers. If you have any questions, concerns, or comments, please don't hesitate to contact us at the e-mail address or phone number listed above. We want to hear from you!

    Best wishes for a successful tax season!


    All software developers that anticipate producing Michigan Department of Treasury (Treasury) computer-generated forms and/or tax preparation software must complete Form 4430, Michigan Letter of Intent to Participate in E-File and Substitute Forms Programs. Once processing is complete, you will receive an e-mail confirmation. If, after 3 days, you have not received the confirmation, call 517-636-4450 for assistance.

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    2014 Tax Year
    Substitute Forms and Electronic Filing Information
    Individual Income Tax Michigan Business Tax
    Corporate Income Tax Sales, Use and Withholding Taxes
    Fiduciary Tax Flow-Through Withholding Tax
    (all forms without a scan line or Doc ID code)
    Miscellaneous Forms Process
    Scan Line Specifications and Form Samples
    Vouchers with Scanlines
    2015 Tax Year
    Substitute Forms and Electronic Filing Information
    Sales, Use and Withholding Taxes