ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE BACK TAX RELIEF
The Arizona DOR website has a lot of good, clear information about what to do when you owe back taxes. The site is much more helpful than most other state sites.
Not sure why more states don’t have a web page like this that allows you to find the information you need to resolve your back taxes in one place.Get started resolving your state tax liabilities using the information below. If you still need help, reach out to us using the contact form to the right of this page.
State of Arizona Monthly Payment Plan
Payment Arrangement Basics
- Generally given 24 months to pay
- Allowed 30 days to file all delinquent returns
- May be asked to provide financial information on the state’s Personal Collection Information Statement and/or Business Collection Information Statement
- Tax lien may be filed
Hardship Status Consideration
Hardship Status means that the AZ-DOR will not require you to make a payment toward your back taxes if you qualify and as long as you maintain current tax compliance moving forward.
Reasons for Hardship according to the State of Arizona:
- Natural Disasters
- Decrease in Pay
- Medical Expenses/ Illness
- Death in the Family
- Home or Auto Repairs
- Moving expenses
- Divorce or Separation
- Child Support
State of Arizona Offer in Compromise
The Offer in Compromise is an option to settle your AZ tax liabilities.
Similar to the IRS OIC, you will have to qualify for it and each case is looked at individually.AZ Offer in Compromise form
Penalty ReliefAs with any state or IRS tax liability, you will need a good reason to get the state of Arizona Department of Revenue to abate penalties.
AZ Penalty Abatement Publication
AZ Collections Contact Information