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July 21, 2022

Adoption of Amendments on Business License Regulations

The Department of Finance, Division of Revenue & Taxation (DRT), would like to advise that the public notice of certification and adoption of the proposed amendments to the Business License Regulations were published in the Commonwealth Register on June 28, 2022 (Volume 44, Number 06, Page 048589).

June 15, 2022

Amendments on Business License Regulations

The Department of Finance, Division of Revenue & Taxation (DRT), would like to advise that the proposed amendments to the Division of Revenue and Taxation, Business License Regulations were published in the Commonwealth Register on May 28, 2022 (Volume 55, Number 05).

June 3, 2022

Second Local Stimulus Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The Department of Finance, Division of Revenue & Taxation (DRT), are excited about the CNMI Second Local Stimulus. We view this as a special opportunity to help our islands during these difficult times. For help with with the most common questions about the local stimulus, click on the link below.

May 26, 2022

DRT to Implement 2nd Local Stimulus Relief Program

The Department of Finance, Division of Revenue & Taxation (DRT) would like to notify the general public that the implementation plan for the 2nd Local Economic Impact Payment (LEIP) "Local Stimulus" Prgram was excuted by Governor Ralph DLG. Torres on May 26, 2022 along with Acting Secretary of Finance, Margaret C. Torres and Director Tracy Norita.

May 10, 2022

Form 1040CM-X available for Amendments to Income Tax Return

The Division of Revenue & Taxation would like to inform the general public that the Form 1040CM-X is now available and required for taxpayers who would like to amend the 1040CM income tax return.

May 10, 2022

Supplemental Instructions to the NOTICE ADVCTC-Advanced Child Tax

Beginning March 2022, the Division of Revenue & Taxation issued the 2021 ADVCTC Notice to taxpayers who received Advanced Child Tax Credit Payments in 2021. The notice provided details of the payments received and method of payment.

Apr 01, 2022

Burglary & Theft Incident at Revenue & Tax Under Investigation

On April 1, 2022, Division of Revenue & Taxation collection staff reported a burglary and theft incident.

Mar 29, 2022

Local Stimulus Payment Exempt from Earnings Tax

This tax announcement provides information and guidance regarding the Local Economic Impact Payment (LEIP).

Mar 08, 2022

Changes to the Earned Income Tax Credit for the 2022 filing season

The EITC is one of the federal government's largest refundable tax credits for low-to moderate- income families. The recent expansion of this credit means that more people may qualify to have some much-needed money put back in their pocket.

Mar 01, 2022

Tax on Marijuana Retailers and Cannabis Excise Tax

The purpose of this announcement is to provide guidance regarding the Tax on Marijuana Retailers and Cannabis Excise Tax, which were established by Public Law 21-5 and became effective on August 21, 2019.

Feb 28, 2022

2021 Tax Forms Available Online

The Department of Finance, Division of Revenue & Taxation would like to notify the general public that the 2021 income tax forms are now available online at www.dof.gov.mp/forms. The due date for filing of returns is Monday, April 18, 2022. For more forms and instructions please visit www.irs.gov or consult with a tax professional.

Feb 25, 2022

Imposition of the CNMI Wage and Salary tax on cost-of-living allowances paid to federal employees.

Commonwelath of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), Division of Revenue and Taxation (DRT) Announcemnt 2021-1 - Taxation of Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) paid to Federal employees under the CNMI Wage and Salary Tax (WST).

Jan 10, 2022

New Window Service Hours

The Department of Finance, Division of Revenue & Taxation would like to notify the general public of the New Window Service hours and Phone Numbers

Oct 18, 2021

2022 GHLI Open Enrollment

The Department of Finance announced on Monday, October 18, 2021 that the open enrollment period for the CNMI Government Group Health and Life Insurance Trust Fund will be from October 25, 2021 to December 10, 2021 for coverage effective January 1, 2022.

Aug 15, 2021

Statement by the Secretary of Finance on CNMI Stimulus Cards

The Department of Finance has been informed of reports of several taxpayers being charged fees on their recently issued CNMI Stimulus Cards.

May 13, 2021

DRT Planning for Advance Payments of the Expanded Child Tax Credit

The Department of Finance, Division of Revenue and Taxation (DRT) would like to notify the general public that the implementation plan for the Expanded Child Tax Credit for 2021 pursuant to the American Rescue Plan is currently being developed for a target issuance by July 2021.

jan 28, 2021

Second Economic Impact Payment Factsheet

What You Need to Know about the Second "Stimulus Check"

nov 10, 2020

2021 GHLI Open Enrollment

The Department of Finance announced on Monday that the open enrollment period for the CNMI Government Group Health and Life Insurance will be from November 16, 2020 to December 18, 2020 for coverage effective January 1, 2021.

sep 08, 2020

New Division Title Names for the Department of Finance

Effective October 01, 2020, three divisions within the Department of Finance will undergo a name change in order to more appropriately reflect their existing duties and responsibilities.

aug 21, 2020

Pay Your Tax Online with Localgov

Localgov Logo The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands has partnered with Azavar Government Solutions to transition to a new online portal, called Localgov, for for filing and paying Business Gross Revenue Tax (BGRT), Bar Tax, and Hotel Occupancy Tax.

jul 01, 2020

Finance increases stimulus check estimate to $54.7 million for the CNMI

The Department of Finance (DOF) is pleased to announce the total available funding to the CNMI for Economic Impact Payments (EIP), also known as the stimulus checks, has increased to $54.7 million, an increase by $7.6 million.

Apr 01, 2020

Finance provides guidance on “stimulus checks”

The CARES Act includes provision for a refundable tax credit, widely known as a “stimulus check” that applies to the CNMI and other US territories.

mar 24, 2020

Governor Torres announces special relief for taxpayers

The income tax return filing and payment deadline of April 15, 2020 is extended to July 15, 2020.

mar 18, 2020

AETNA Covid-19 Resource

COVID-19 Resources for Aetna International members