The Virginia Department of Taxation has announced that it will abate penalties for taxpayers who were unable to file withholding tax returns for July 2010 (due August 25, 2010) through the Business iFile system.
Business iFile System Was Unavailable August 25
Due to inability of some taxpayers to file through the Business iFile system, all taxpayers were given an extension of time to file.
Returns Had to Have Been Filed by September 7
July 2010 returns filed and paid in full by September 7, 2010 will be treated as timely filed.
Contact Virginia Department of Taxation if a Penalty Is Incorrectly Assessed
Taxpayers that filed and paid their July 2010 withholding return by the extended due date and still received a penalty notice should contact a customer service representative at (804) 367-8037 for assistance.
All Virginia July 2010 Withholding Returns Were Timely Filed for All Vision Payroll Clients
Vision Payroll successfully filed all July 2010 withholding returns for its clients on or before the August 25, 2010 deadline.