DETROIT (AP) – The Michigan Department of Treasury will process City of Detroit individual income taxes starting in January as part of a partnership aimed at improving efficiency.
The state says Tuesday that Detroit filers will be able to, for the first time, submit their returns electronically.READ MORE: Grosse Ile Parkway Bridge Reopens Ahead Of Schedule Following Repairs
The transition is part of Detroit’s post-bankruptcy management plan and applies to the 2015 tax year and beyond. The change involves resident and non-resident filers.READ MORE: Here's A List Of Weekend Construction In Metro Detroit
Taxpayers will be allowed to electronically file a Detroit return along with their State of Michigan Individual Income Tax return. The state says the option will improve accuracy of the returns, provide faster refunds and allow for online notifications.
The Treasury Department says the city will get increased income tax revenues due to better accuracy and expanded enforcement efforts.MORE NEWS: Detroit Police Seek Assistance Locating Suspect In Connection To Fatal Shooting Of His Wife
© Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.