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Below you will find information regarding each states driver license requirements for filing returns.


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Alabama

Statement from Alabama: The Alabama Department of Revenue is committed to fighting stolen identity refund fraud. To that end, the Department request that taxpayer’s driver license number or State Issued ID number, as well as the state that issued it, the issue date and expiration date be submitted with the return. Omitting any of this information will cause your return to be rejected and a paper return must be filed.



Alaska

Statement from Alaska: None provided.



Arizona

Statement from Arizona: In an ongoing effort to protect taxpayers from identity theft, the IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry are asking for driver’s license numbers or state-issued identification numbers. To learn more, visit azdor.gov/individual-income-tax-filing-assistance/verifying-identity-and-avoiding-identity-theft.

For more information: https://azdor.gov/individual-income-tax-filing-assistance/verifying-identity-and-avoiding-identity-theft



Arkansas

Statement from Arkansas: The State of Arkansas is requesting additional information this filing season in an effort to combat identity tax fraud and ensure that your hard-earned tax refund goes to you. Providing information from your driver’s license or state-issued identification card will help protect your identity and could help process your return quicker. However, this is only a request. Information from your driver’s license is not required, and your return will be processed without the additional information. The information is being requested solely to help protect your identity and ensure a more-secure refund.

For more information: https://www.dfa.arkansas.gov/income-tax/individual-income-tax/



California

Statement from California:California driver’s license or state ID card information is not required to e-file a California tax return and tax returns will not be rejected if this information isn’t provided. Providing this information will help expedite the tax return processing time as well as combat stolen-identity tax fraud.

For more information: https://www.ftb.ca.gov/about-ftb/newsroom/tax-news/print-version/october-2017.pdf



Colorado

Statement from Colorado: Colorado’s individual income tax form contains fields for the license/ID number last four characters, issuingstate, and issue date of the state driver license or state issued identification card for both the taxpayer and spouse. Failure to provide this information may cause delays in processing the tax return.



Connecticut

Statement from Connecticut: The Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) is committed to protecting taxpayer identity information and guarding against the misappropriation of funds. DRS continues to increase its anti-fraud efforts in coordination with the IRS, other state tax agencies, and tax preparers. As part of these anti-fraud efforts, DRS would like each taxpayer (primary and secondary), to enter in their Driver’s license or State-issued ID information.



Delaware

Statement from Delaware: None provided.



District of Columbia

The District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue is requesting additional information in an effort to combat identity tax fraud and to ensure that your tax refund goes to you. Please provide the voluntarily requested information from your driver's license or District of Columbia identification card. Your return will not be rejected if you do not have a driver's license or District of Columbia identification card. The requested information could help process your return more quickly.

For more information: https://otr.cfo.dc.gov/page/individual-income-tax-online-filing



Georgia

Statement from Georgia: None provided



Hawaii

Statement from Hawaii: None provided.



Idaho

Statement from Idaho: Provide your driver's license or identity card number when you e-file to help your refund process faster.

For more information: https://tax.idaho.gov/refundinfo



Illinois

Driver’s license or state identification card information is not required but is preferred to be receivedwith the e-file tax return. It can be used as a security measure to help prevent identity theft and fraud. If no driver’slicense or state ID card information is available or provided, you should be prompted to indicate this in the software.



Indiana

Statement from Indiana: None provided.



Iowa

Statement from Iowa: You have the option to provide your driver’s license information when e-filing your Iowa return. Providing your driver’s license information helps the Iowa Department of Revenue facilitate taxpayer identity verification. This option is not available for paper-filed Iowa returns.



Kansas

Statement from Kansas: The state of Kansas is requesting additional information in an effort to combat stolen-identity tax fraud to ensure that your hard-earned tax refund goes to you. Please provide the requested information from your driver’s license or state-issued identification card. This information has been requested in prior years on electronically filed Kansas returns but is not required to be provided. Your return will not be rejected if you do not have a driver’s license or identification card or choose not to enter the information.

For more information: https://www.ksrevenue.org/eservefile.html



Kentucky

Statement from Kentucky: The Kentucky Department of Revenue includes a field on the individual income tax return forms 740, 740-EZ, 740-NP, 740-NP-R that allows taxpayers to provide their driver’s license or state issued ID number if they choose. While providing a driver’s license or state issued ID number is optional, doing so may expedite return processing. The Kentucky Department of Revenue uses the driver’s license or state issued ID number to screen returns for tax fraud and identity theft problems. Returns that do not include a driver’s license or state issued ID number will not be scrutinized more than returns that do include a driver’s license or state issued ID number.



Louisiana

Statement from Louisiana: None provided.



Maine

Statement from Maine: None provided.



Maryland

Statement from Maryland: Many state revenue agencies, including Maryland, are requesting additionalinformation in an effort to combat stolen-identity tax fraud and to protect you and your taxrefund. If you and your spouse have a driver's license or state issued identification card,please provide the requested information from it. The return will not be rejected if you do notprovide a driver's license or state-issued identification. If you provide this information, it mayhelp to identify you as the taxpayer.

For more information: https://marylandtaxes.gov/new-tax-year-update.php



Massachusetts

None provided.

For more information: https://www.mass.gov/service-details/tips-for-filing-taxes



Michigan

Statement from Michigan: None provided.



Minnesota

Statement from Minnesota: Minnesota does not require state driver’s license or state ID card information.



Mississippi

Statement from Mississippi: In an effort to combat stolen identity tax fraud and to protect you and your tax refund, Mississippi is requesting your driver's license or state issued identification card information. The return will not be rejected if you do not provide a driver's license or state-issued identification. Providing the information can only help process the return more quickly.



Missouri

Statement from Missouri: None provided.

For more information: https://dor.mo.gov/personal/individual/identity_theft.php



Montana

Statement from Montana: To combat stolen-identity tax fraud and protect you and your refund, the Department is requesting additional information from your Montana driver’s license or ID card. You aren’t required to give us this information, however it will help process your taxes faster.



Nebraska

Statement from Nebraska:This filing season, the Nebraska Department of Revenue, along with many other state revenue agencies, isrequesting additional information for electronically filed individual income tax returns. This is an effort to combatstolen-identity tax fraud, and to protect you and your tax refund. We ask that you provide the requested state driver’slicense or state-issued ID card information when completing your tax return. Providing this information is voluntary.We will not reject your return if you do not provide the requested driver’s license or state-issued ID information.However, providing this information will help us process your tax return more quickly.

For more information: https://revenue.nebraska.gov/individuals/individual-income-tax-e-filing



New Hampshire

Statement from New Hampshire: None provided.



New Jersey

Statement from New Jersey: None provided.



New Mexico

Statement from New Mexico: None provided.



New York

Statement from New York:None provided.

Professional Products - For more information: https://www.tax.ny.gov/tp/driverlicense.htm

Consumer Products - For more information: https://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/efile/individual-driver-license.htm



North Carolina

Statement from North Carolina: In an effort to protect your identity and combat tax fraud, many state revenue agencies are requesting that filers provide their driver’s license or state-issued ID number. While providing this information is encouraged, it is optional and not required in order to file your North Carolina taxes.



North Dakota

Statement from North Dakota: If you feel you’ve been a victim of identity theft, please visit our website for details regarding your specificsituation.

For more information:www.nd.gov/tax/idtheftandfraud



Ohio

Statement from Ohio: Ohio, along with other states, will require driver’s license information for the primary taxpayer and spouse (if Married Filing Jointly) again in tax year 2020 in an effort to combat stolen-identity tax fraud. Taxpayers will be asked to provide the information from their driver’s license or state issued identification card. For taxpayers who do not have a driver’s license or state ID card, they will have the option to indicate such and still be allowed to e-file.

For more information, please visit https://tax.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/tax/help-center/faqs#page=1 and select the "Income - General Information" category, question "Why is the Department of Taxation requesting information from my driver's license or state ID card".



Oklahoma

Statement from Oklahoma: When e-filing, you may be asked to provide information from your driver license. In an effort to combat stolen-identity tax fraud, the state of Oklahoma is requesting additional information from taxpayers. This added voluntary measure is intended to ensure your tax refund goes to you.

When e-filing, provide your driver license or state-issued card information when prompted. Providing this identity information is voluntary and we will not reject your return if the information is not provided

For more information: https://www.ok.gov/tax/IDtheft.html



Oregon

Statement from Oregon: None provided.



Pennsylvania

Statement from Pennsylvania: As part of a national effort by states to combat stolen-identity tax fraud, software programs areasking tax filers to provide their driver's license number or state-issued identification card number with theirfiling. Providing this information gives the Department of Revenue an extra security measure to help preventrefund fraud related to identity theft. Your return will not be rejected if you do not have a driver's license orstate-issued identification. Providing the number is strictly voluntary and may help speed the processing ofyour return.

For more information: http://www.revenue.pa.gov/OnlineServices/PersonalIncomeTaxe-Services/efile/Pages/default.aspx



Rhode Island

Statement from Rhode Island: None provided.



South Carolina

Statement from South Carolina: In an effort to protect against identity theft and combat tax fraud, state revenue agencies are requesting that filersprovide certain information from their driver’s license or state-issued ID. Providing this information is encouraged, butoptional and is not required to electronically file your South Carolina return.



Tennessee

Statement from Tennessee: None provided.



Utah

Statement from Utah: None provided.



Vermont

Statement from Vermont: The State of Vermont is requesting additional information this filing season in an effort to combat stolen identity tax fraud and ensure that your hard-earned tax refund goes to you. Please provide the requested information from your driver's license or state-issued identification card. Your return will not be rejected if you do not have a driver's license or state-issued identification and providing the information could help process your return more quickly.

For more information: https://tax.vermont.gov/individuals/income-tax-returns



Virginia

Statement from Virginia: None provided.

For more information: https://www.tax.virginia.gov/refund-fraud-prevention



West Virginia

Statement from West Virginia: None provided.



Wisconsin

Statement from Wisconsin: The State of Wisconsin is requesting additional information in an effort to combat stolen-identity taxfraud and ensure your tax refund goes to you. Please provide the requested information from your driver's licenseor state-issued identification card. Your return will be processed even if you do not have a driver's license or stateissuedidentification card, but providing the information can help process your return more quickly.

For more information: https://www.revenue.wi.gov/Pages/OnlineServices/webased.aspx


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