Tax Forms

  • Early Release and Data Recognition Forms - These forms are considered final for software companies, with the exception of federal line references. The Department designs data recognition forms to automate document processing and improve overall accuracy and efficiency. Fields on these forms are set up on a 10 x 6 grid (10 characters to the inch and 6 lines to the inch) to assist software developers in creating substitute versions.

Software Vendor Forms & Information

  • Guidelines for Substitute and Reproduced Tax Forms (Form 5629) - This is a set of guidelines that Software Vendors agree to follow when submitting forms for approval.
  • Form 4349 - Letter of Intent for Substitute and Reproduced Income Tax Forms
  • The Department's Electronic Filing Letter of Intent, Schemas and test documents are available through the Federal Tax Administration's State Exchange System. Please e-mail the Electronic Services section at to request access.

File Specifications

Voucher Specifications (12-30-2020) - These are the specifications for all vouchers that can be reproduced by software vendors. You must follow the specifications for approval.

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