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Efile Illinois State Tax Returns

  • Illinois State Tax Filing Information  

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    It's easy to prepare and efile your Illinois state tax return in eSmart Tax. Our tax preparation platform will automatically transfer the basic data that you entered on your federal tax return forms to your Illinois state tax return. Our step-by-step online interview process will help you complete the additional forms required by the Illinois department of Revenue for your IL state taxes. You can prepare and efile your full-year resident Illinois state tax return and your federal tax return at the same time!

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

    Find information about Illinois state tax forms, state tax filing instructions, and government information below.

    eSmart Tax supports the following Illinois Tax Forms (Click here to download Illinois tax forms)
    Supported   Illinois Form 1040
    Individual Income Tax Return  
    Supported   Illinois Form 1040-V
    Payment Voucher for Individual Income Tax  
    Supported   Illinois 1040 Schedule CR
    Credit for Tax Paid to Other States  
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    State IL Website and Contacts
    State Website  
    Taxpayer Assistance:   (800) 732-8866
    TTY/TDD:   (800) 544-5304
    Check Refund Status Online:  
    Special Processing
    Type:   Availability:  
    State-only tax return: Supported
    Decedent Return: Not Supported
    Return with foreign address: Supported
    State Return Type
    Residency:   Return Type:   Also Attach:   Status:  
    Resident IL-1040 N/A Available
    Resident (Short) IL-1040 N/A Available
    File Schedule NR along with Form IL-1040
    Part-Year IL-1040 N/A Available
    File Schedule NR along with Form IL-1040
    State IL Amount Owe Payment Option
    You have the following options to pay your tax:
    1. Mail payment to:
      Illinois Department of Revenue
      Springfield, IL 62726-0001.

      Make your check or money order payable to the "Illinois Department of Revenue" (not IRS). Write your Social Security number, and your spouse's Social Security number if filing jointly, in the lower left corner of your payment.

    2. Send e-payment through state website.
    3. Send credit card payment through third-party website.
    Availability:   Type:   Notes:  
    Supported State assigned N/A
    State IL 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.