DRS Taxpayer Education Center - (TPEdC)


Welcome to the new DRS Taxpayer Education Center! The Taxpayer Education Center (TPEdC) was created through a taxpayer lens to assist Connecticut taxpayers in finding the specific tax information they need to easily file and pay their Connecticut taxes. The TPEdC will be updated frequently with the most current tax topics and will include tutorial videos to guide taxpayers on how to file in the quickest, easiest, and most accurate manner.

Live Webinar Registration

  • Withholding Forms W-2 and 1099 Annual Filings Reminder - Please join the DRS on Thursday, December 14, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. for a webinar that is intended to provide Connecticut electronic filing information for employers filing Form W-2 and payers filing Form 1099. Click to register for the upcoming webinar.  

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Connecticut Individual Income Tax Series

"Taxpayer Helpful Hints"

General information to assist taxpayers in preparing for the upcoming filing season.

Basics of Filing

"Basics of Filing"

Introduce you to the basics of the Connecticut Individual Income Tax Return Filing Form CT-1040-Guide you through the essentials completing the Connecticut Resident Individual Income Tax Return.

Filing CT-1040

"Filing Form CT-1040"

Guide you through the essentials completing the Connecticut Resident Individual Income Tax Return. 

Paying CT Income Taxes

"Paying Taxes"

Understand the ways to pay your CT individual income tax return, should you owe.


Connecticut Nonresident and Part-Year Resident Income Tax Series

"Taxpayer Helpful Hints"

General information to assist taxpayers in preparing for the upcoming filing season.

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"Part-Year and Nonresident Basics of Filing"

Introduction to the Basics of Filing the CT Individual Income Tax Return for Part-Year Residents and Nonresidents.

Completing NRPY

"Part-Year and Nonresident Completing Form"

Guide you through the essentials completing the part-Year resident and nonresident individual income tax return. 

Paying NRPY

"Part-Year and Nonresident Paying Taxes"

Understand the ways to pay your CT individual income tax return, should you owe.


General DRS Website Navigation Series

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"Navigating the DRS Website"

This video is a general introduction to the DRS website. At the end of this video, you will be able to navigate the new look of the DRS website and locate the most important information for you.

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"For Individuals"

This short, but detailed video will help you locate the most up to date information on the Connecticut income tax and other helpful tools and resources to make filing Connecticut forms and paying Connecticut taxes as quickly and easily as possible.

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"CT-W4"

This video is a general introduction to completing the Form CT-W4 Employee’s Withholding Certificate. At the end of this video, you will be able to identify when and how to complete a Form CT-W4.

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"Research for Businesses"

This video is a general introduction to using the DRS website to research for information pertaining to your business. At the end of this video, you will be able to navigate the website to find information.

Research Library Video access

"DRS Research Library"

This video is a general introduction to the Research Library. At the end of this video, you will be able to navigate the Research Library located on the DRS website to access different resources, including statutes, regulations, and legislative updates.

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"How to File Form REG-8-Renewal for Farmer Tax Exemption Permit"

The purpose of this video is to walk farmers through how to File Form REG-8, Renewal for Farmer Tax Exemption Permit online using DRS’s myconneCT system.

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"Highway Use Registration for New Motor Carriers"

Learn more about the Highway Use Fee and how to register with the DRS for a Highway Use Fee account.

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"Highway Use Fee for Motor Carriers already Registered with DRS"

If you are already registered through the DRS for IFTA and Motor Carrier Road Tax, please view this video for more information on the Highway Use Fee and how to add a Highway Use Fee account.


Live Webinar Recordings

Sales Tax and Withholding Tax Webinar for New Businesses

This webinar is for businesses that are making sales of goods or services or any employer who has employees. It also includes a myconneCT demo showing how to file Sales and Use Tax forms and making Withholding Tax payments.

"myconneCT Information Session Webinar"

myconneCT is the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services’ new online filing and paying portal. All Connecticut businesses that file returns and make payments for any of the below tax types are encouraged to view the recorded webinar from August 10th.

  • Bottle Deposit
  • Cable, Satellite, and Video
  • Certified Competitive Video Service Companies
  • Community Antenna Television System Companies
  • Intermediate Care Facility User Fee
  • Nursing Home User Fee
  • Railroad Companies
  • Satellite Companies
  • Solid Waste Assessment
  • Transportation Network Companies

These tax types will be available in myconneCT on September 11, 2023.

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"Individual Income Tax Webinar"

Highlights of the legislation impacting Connecticut's 2022 Income Tax filing season and a myconneCT demo for filing 2022 income tax. You can access the Income Tax Webinar Questions and Answers, here.

 

"Withholding Tax Webinar"

This webinar is for any Connecticut employer who has employees to whom Connecticut wages are paid whether or not Connecticut income tax is required to be withheld. The webinar provides an overview of income tax withholding and myconneCT demo showing how to file the appropriate forms. Check out the Webinar Questions and Answers, here.

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