Individual Income Tax Overview

Who files a tax return - An Indiana individual income tax return may need to be filed, if you lived in Indiana and received income greater than your exemptions or you lived outside Indiana and received income from Indiana.

Residency status - The type of return filed often depends on your residency status.

Choosing the correct tax form to file - There are many forms available be sure to choose the correct form.

When to file your tax return - The due date for filing your individual tax return is April 15 following the close of the tax year. If April 15 falls on a weekend or holiday, the due date for filing your tax return is the next business day.

Tax credits - There are many credits available.

Tax deductions - Indiana deductions are used to reduce the amount of income Indiana will tax. If eligible to claim these deductions, you can claim them when you file your annual Indiana income tax return - Form IT-40 or Form IT-40PNR.

Filing requirements for deceased individuals - Find out the filing requirements for individuals who die during the tax year, how a return is signed if the individual is deceased and how to cash a refund check.

Claim for refund process - When a taxpayer submits a claim for refund with all required materials, then the refund can be issued within 90 days without interest.