General Information about Personal Tax Electronic Filing and Paying
Filing and paying taxes electronically is a fast growing alternative to mailing paper returns and payments. The Missouri Department of Revenue received more than 223,015 electronic payments in 2019. The Department also received more than 2.7 million electronically filed returns in 2019. Convenience, accuracy, and the ability to direct deposit your refund are just a few of the reasons why electronic filing is becoming one of the Department’s most popular filing methods.
A penalty may be assessed on any return not filed by the due date.
Electronic filing works in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Electronic Filing System. Taxpayers can electronically file from a computer, or by using a tax preparer who is an approved Electronic Return Originator (ERO). The state return is transmitted to the IRS