Arizona Taxes

Arizona Personal Income Tax

The state of Arizona has 5 income tax slabs for its residents. The higher the slab, the higher is the tax rate:

Tax slabs in the Arizona Tax Guide:

  1. 2.59%on the first $10,000 of taxable income
  2. 2.88% on taxable income above $10,000 and below $25,000
  3. 3.36% on taxable income at or above $25,000 and below $50,000
  4. 4.24% on taxable income at or above $50,000 and below $150,000
  5. 4.54% on taxable income of $150,000 and above

These slabs apply to unmarried residents and married residents as well who file their returns separately. For married people who file their returns jointly the income range doubles with the same tax rate.

The residents of Arizona should submit their tax forms on or before April 15. If April 15 is a holiday or falls on a weekend, the next business day is considered as the deadline.

According to the tax rules in the Arizona tax guide, a resident has to add certain items to his / her income, for the purpose of tax calculation. For instance, interest earned from municipal bonds not issued by the state of Arizona.

Capital gains tax is calculated at the regular tax rate.

Arizona 140 Resident Personal Income Tax Forms

2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

Arizona Sales Tax

Arizona has taxes called Transaction Privilege Tax (sales) and Use Tax. From July 1, 2010, rates for these taxes are hiked to 6.6%. If food is purchased for home consumption and drugs are bought on furnishing a physician’s or dentist’s prescription, generally no taxes are levied, barring a few cities where tax is charged even on purchase of food for home consumption.

Arizona Real Estate Tax

According to the Arizona tax guide, tax rate is based on assessed value of the property and different rates apply to different areas. Residences occupied by owners can be valued either by replacement cost (new less depreciation) method or sales analysis method. The assessor will use the most suitable method. For instance, if there aren’t enough house sales in a particular area, sales analysis method cannot be used.

Arizona Personal Property Tax

As per the Arizona tax guide, all movable property owned by the residents except real estate is termed as personal property. This property can be used for personal, agricultural, industrial or commercial purpose. Due date for these taxes is October 1 every year. If the personal property tax amount is more than $100, Arizona residents can pay it in 2 equal installments, one on October 1 and the other on March 1.

Personal property tax is not charged on automobiles. Instead an annual vehicle license tax is levied.

Arizona Estate Tax

Estate tax is not levied on the estates of individuals who died after December 31, 2004.

Arizona Inheritance Tax

According to the Arizona tax guide, there is no inheritance tax in the state.

Where to Mail FEDERAL IRS Tax Forms within Arizona:

IRS Form Address IRS Form Address
1040 : Internal Revenue Service
Fresno, CA 93888-0002
1040EZ : Internal Revenue Service
Fresno, CA 93888-0014
1040A : Internal Revenue Service
Fresno, CA 93888-0015
1040X : Internal Revenue Service
Fresno, CA 93888