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Georgia State Tax Filing Information  

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Easily prepare and efile your Georgia state tax return in eSmart Tax. Our intuitive system easily transfers all the necessary information that you entered from your federal income tax return to your Georgia state tax return. The step-by-step interview process will assist you with completing the additional forms required by the Georgia department of Revenue for your GA state taxes. You can prepare and efile your full-year resident Georgia state tax return and your federal tax return at the same time!

The regular due date for filing your Georgia state taxes is April 15.

Below you will find information about Georgia state tax forms, state tax filing instructions, and government information.

eSmart Tax supports the following Georgia Tax Forms (Click here to download Georgia tax forms)
Supported   Georgia Form 500
Individual Income Tax Return  
Supported   Georgia Form 525-TV
Payment Voucher  
Supported   Georgia Form GA-8453
Georgia Individual Income Tax Return Declaration for Electronic Filing  
Supported   Georgia Form IND-CR
Individual Income Tax Credit  
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Liberty eSpecial  
Availability:   Type:   Notes:  
Supported N/A N/A
State GA Website and Contacts
State Website   https://etax.dor.ga.gov/IndTax_TSD.aspx  
Taxpayer Assistance:   (877) 602-8477 or
(404) 417-2300
TTY/TDD:   (404) 417-4302
Refund Status:   (800) 338 2389 or
(404) 656-6286
Signature Form
Form Name:   Instructions :  
GA8453/GA8453OL Do not mail in GA8453/GA8453OL. Keep it for your own record.
State GA Amount Owe Payment Option
You have the following options to pay your tax:
  1. Pay by ACH debit using the e-File and e-Pay system. You do not need to be registered to use the e-File and e-Pay system. Click here to access the e-File and e-Pay system.
  2. Mail in a check.
    You need to attach Payment Voucher (Form 525-TV)

    Mail check to:
    Georgia Department of Revenue
    Processing Center
    P.O. Box 740323
    Atlanta, Georgia 30374-0323

  3. Send credit card payment through third-party website.
  4. Request an Installment Payment Plan.
    If you are unable to pay the full amount of tax due as shown on your individual income tax return, you may request monthly installment payments. To apply for an installment agreement, complete and file your return by the due date. Place Form GA-9465 on top of your return and submit it along with your return or when you receive a bill for the balance due, submit a written request for an installment payment plan to the Installment Program Section, P.O. Box 740396, Atlanta, GA 30374-0396. You may also call (404) 657-0295 to request an installment payment plan once you receive a bill. To minimize the interest and penalty charges, you are encouraged to pay as much of the tax as possible by April 15. If you would like to make additional payments before receiving a bill, send payments to: Installment Program Section, P.O. Box 740396, Atlanta, GA 30374-0396. Be sure to write the tax year and your social security number on the check. Note: Interest and late payment penalties will apply to any amount not paid by April 15, even if your request to make installment payments is granted. Before requesting an installment payment agreement, you should consider less costly alternatives.
Special Processing
Type:   Availability:  
State-only tax return: Supported
Decedent return: Not supported by state e-file
Return with foreign address: Supported
State GA Overpayment Option
You have the following options:
  1. Apply your refund amount to next year's tax payment.
  2. Contribute your refund amount to charity.
  3. Receive your refund by check through mail.
  4. Receive your refund by direct deposit to your bank account.