The tax resources offered by the HIO are provided so that international members of the Harvard community can make informed personal decisions concerning their taxes. HIO advisors are not trained tax specialists and cannot provide individual advice on taxes. By using these tax assistance programs, you acknowledge that Harvard University is not liable for any errors and incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance or use by you of these on-line systems, on-line HELP and/or examples contained therein. You should seek professional tax advice from a qualified accountant or attorney if you have questions or need clarification.
Massachusetts State Taxes
You may be required to file a Massachusetts state return if you had taxable income at the federal level. There is no need to submit any Massachusetts state tax forms if the only federal tax form you had to complete was Form 8843. The Windstar Foreign National Tax Resource (FNTR) software program will determine your Massachusetts status if you used the program to prepare your federal tax return, and will then prepare the forms that you will need to file, if necessary.. Please remember that Massachusetts tax returns are due by April 16th, 2013
Additional Massachusetts State Tax Resources:
Please note: If you lived or worked in more than one state during the preceding calendar year, you may be required to file a state tax return in each state.
- Massachusetts state tax forms can be found here.
- For a definition of resident versus non-resident for Massachusetts state tax purposes and to determine which tax forms you need to file in Massachusetts, go here.
- For a list of frequently asked questions, including information about determining your tax residence status in Massachusetts and how to claim a tax treaty exemption in Massachusetts, go here.
- The Massachusetts Department of Revenue is located at 19 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02115, and can be reached by phone at 1-800-392-6089 or (617) 887-MDOR.