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State Tax Amnesties Archive

Below you will find a list of state tax amnesty programs that has concluded.


Concluded Amnesties 2015
 September 1, 2015 – October 31, 2015All taxes administered by Department of RevenueTaxpayers can find out more information at cities of Phoenix and Tucson are conducting amnesties during the same period for business license fees, tax license fees and/or city sales/use tax.For information about Tucson:; or (520) 791-4681 or
 September 15, 2015 – November 16, 2015All taxes administered by the Department of RevenueTaxpayers can find out more information at
 September 1, 2015, through October 15, 2015Income taxes, state and local sales, use taxes, estate and privilege taxes, withholding and estimated tax, cigarette taxes, liquor taxes, and mineral severance taxes are coveredTaxpayers can find out more information at
 November 16, 2015 – December 15, 2015Taxpayers can find out more information at  
 September 1, 2015, to October 30, 2015Individual income, corporate income, withholding, sales and use, admissions and amusements tax coveredTaxpayers can find out more information at
 March 1, 2016 to May 31, 2016Applies to most tax types administered by the Commissioner of RevenueFor more information go to website. 
 September 1, 2015, through November 30, 2015All taxes administered by Department of Revenue, including income, sales and use, and corporate franchise taxesTaxpayers can find out more information at
New Hampshire:
 From December 1, 2015 through February 15, 2016,Taxpayers can find out more information at Hampshire Press Release Take advantage of the New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration’s Tax Amnesty Program.  During the period of December 1, 2015 to February 15, 2016, you will be eligible to receive amnesty from  all penalties and one-half interest on back taxes by paying the tax due and 50% of the applicable per annum interest that has accrued since the due date. 
 September 14, 2015, to November 13, 2015Individual and corporate income taxes, withholding taxes, sales and use taxes, gasoline and diesel taxes, gross production and petroleum excise taxes, and mixed beverage taxes coveredTaxpayers can find out more information at
Concluded Amnesties 2014
New Jersey
 Dates: March 15, 2014 – May 15, 2014 A reduced corporation business tax lookback is available in voluntary disclosure for companies that owned intangible assets and derived income from their use in New Jersey.Contact: Auditor Nicholas J. Solimando at or (609) 633-7837.Similar benefits are available during this period regarding Partnership Tax and Partner Fees.Contact: William Bittner, Chief Gross Income Tax Branch or (609) 984-8275.Information about multi-state voluntary disclosure (including New Jersey) may be submitted to the National Nexus Program at or by calling (202) 695-8140.
 Louisiana Tax Amnesty 2014 begins October 20, 2014 and continues through 11:59 p.m. on November 14, 2014.Taxpayers can apply for amnesty online at An application can be completed in about five minutes.
North Carolina
 Tax types: sales, withholding, and other trust taxesWebsite: Information for Businesses section of
Concluded Amnesties 2013
Los Angeles, California
 Dates: September 1, 2013 – December 2, 2013 Website:
 Dates: September 16, 2013 – November 15, 2013Website:
The Louisiana Tax Delinquency Amnesty Act of 2013 (enrolled Act 421) authorizes the Department of Revenue to administer a tax amnesty for all taxes that it administers except for motor fuel taxes and penalties for failure to file certain information reports. 
 Dates: September 23, 2013 – November 22, 2013Website:
Vermont offers a “safe harbor” for individuals who admit using zapper software by October 1, 2013.  For more information visit Vermont’s press release
Concluded Amnesties 2012
 Dates: October 1, 2012 – November 30, 2012Website: 855-KYTAXES (855-598-2937)
Maine:Dates: September 1, 2012 – November 30, 2012 (use tax only)See Maine S.B. 18 (2012 session)Website:
New Jersey:
Voluntary Disclosure Initiative (not amnesty)
 Dates: September 15, 2012 – January 15, 2013Information and Application: Requests for disclosure should be submitted to Nicholas J. Solimando, Auditor.  Questions may be addressed to him by phone at 609-633-7837.
Rhode Island:
 Dates: September 2, 2012 – November 15, 2012 Website:
Texas:Dates: June 12, 2012 – August 17, 2012Taxpayers can get details on the Fresh Start tax amnesty at, or by calling 1-800-252-1390. 
Concluded Amnesties 2009 -2011
California Tax AmnestyFor taxpayers with offshore financial arrangements or who participated in abusive tax avoidance transactions.Dates: August 1 through October 31, 2011See California Senate Bill 86. Information soon to be available at
ColoradoColorado will offer tax amnesty during a 45-day period beginning October 1, 2011.  For more information as it becomes available, consult the Coloarado Dep’t of Revenue.
Connecticut (limited to voluntary disclosure with respect to offshore accounts):Dates: September 25 – January 15, 2010Website:
Delaware:Dates: September 1 – October 31, 2009Website:
District of Columbia:Dates: August 2 – September 30, 2010Website:
Florida:Dates: July 1 – September 30, 2010Website:
Hawaii (limited to voluntary disclosure with respect to offshore accounts):Dates: through October 15, 2009Links: Department of Taxation Announcement (pdf);Tax Information Release (pdf)
Illinois:Dates: October 1 – November 8, 2010Website:
Kansas:Dates: September 1 – October 15, 2010Website:
Louisiana:Dates: September 1 – October 31, 2009Website:
Massachusetts:Dates: April 1 – June 1, 2010Website: www.mass.govNote: this is a limited amnesty. See department publications for eligibility.
Maine:Dates: September 1 – November 30, 2009Website:
Maryland:Dates: September 1 – October 30, 2009Website:
Minnesota: (limited to off-shore accounts)Dates: July 1 – October 29, 2010Website:
New Mexico:Dates: June 7 – September 30, 2010Website:
New York:Dates: January 15 – March 15. 2010Website:
Nevada:Dates: July 1 – October 1, 2010Website: For more information see:
Oregon:Dates: October 1 – November 19, 2009
Pennsylvania:Dates: April 26 – June 18, 2010Website:
Philadelphia:Dates: May 3 – June 25, 2010Website:
Virginia:Dates: October 7 – December 5, 2009
Washington stateDates: February 1 – April 30, 2011 (application is due by April 18)Website: