Find more information about your Massachusetts income taxes below. Check your filing status and refund for any state.
Where’s My Massachusetts State Tax Refund?
The Massachusetts Department of Revenue is where you can find your MA tax refund status. Check the status of your Massachusetts tax refund using these resources.
Refund Status Website: https://mtc.dor.state.ma.us/mtc/_/
Refund Status Phone Support: 1-617-887-6367
1-800-392-6089 (Toll Free)
Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
General Tax Information: 617-887-6367
2020 State Tax Filing Deadline: May 17, 2021
Note: Please wait for at least 10 weeks before you check the refund status on paper returns and six weeks for electronically filed returns.
Massachusetts State Tax Brackets
The state of Massachusetts leverages a flat tax, meaning the tax rate remains the same for all filers regardless of tax filing status or income level.
|Filer Type||Tax Rate|
|Married Filing Separately||5%|
|Married Filing Jointly||5%|
|Head of Household||5%|
Massachusetts Tax Deductions and Exemptions
Residents of Massachusetts cannot claim a standard deduction on their state income tax return.
Child care expenses may be deductible on the state return along with college tuition if the cost is more than 25 percent of a taxpayer’s state adjusted gross income. You can also claim deductions for your rental and student loan payments. Personal exemptions are also available to Massachusetts state residents. The amount available to taxpayers for a personal exemption depending on their tax filing status.
|Married Filing Separately||$4,400|
|Married Filing Jointly||$8,800|
|Head of Household||$6,800|