File My Return - Instructions & Forms

Your federal return contains information necessary for completing your Georgia return.  Please complete your federal return before starting your Georgia return.

The Georgia Individual Income tax is based on the taxpayer's federal adjusted gross income, adjustments that are required by Georgia law, and the taxpayers filing requirements.

Instructions & Forms

Why File Electronically?

Taxpayers who file their returns electronically and have their returns directly deposited into their bank accounts receive their refunds quicker than those who file paper returns. 

Download This Year's Tax Forms

Payment Options

File Electronically for Free

Filing State Taxes - the Basics

Avoid Delays or Mistakes

Georgia Income Tax Tables


Quick Links

File an Extension

File an Appeal or Protest

Approved Tax Software

Change mailing address

Request a penalty wavier

Retirement Income Exclusion

Tax Credits Information

Filing Requirements

Need help filing your taxes?


Monitor your Tax Status

Register for an account with the Georgia Tax Center (GTC) and you can sign up to receive notifications when any activity takes place on your account.  These notifications help you monitor your tax status and also help combat fraudulent activity.