•  Where is my North Carolina State Tax Refund?
  •  Where is my Federal Tax Refund?
  •  How to file a North Carolina Tax Extension    
  •  How to file a North Carolina Tax Amendment

Prepare and efile Your North Carolina Tax Return

The EfederalTaxPreparation.com tax software makes it easy for you to efile your state tax return using the correct state tax forms. Prepare and efile your North Carolina state tax return (resident, nonresident, or part-year resident) and federal tax return together or separately at EfederalTaxPreparation.com. For one price, you can prepare and efile as many state tax returns as you need.

North Carolina Tax Return Forms 2013

North Carolina Income Tax Filing Deadlines

The regular deadline to file a North Carolina state income tax return is April 15.

Tax Deadline Date Type of Income Tax Return Filing Deadline / Due Date Description
April 15, 2014 2013 North Carolina State Tax Return Due date for North Carolina State Income Tax Returns – income tax filing deadline
April 15, 2014 2013 North Carolina State Tax Extension Due date for North Carolina extension requests
October 15, 2014 2013 North Carolina State Tax Return Last day to efile a 2013 North Carolina State Income Tax Return for tax extension filers and late efilers

View all state tax return filing deadlines here.

Find federal income tax return filing deadlines here.

North Carolina State Tax Forms

All of the following North Carolina state tax forms are supported by the EfederalTaxPreparation.com software. On EfederalTaxPreparation.com, you can efile any of these forms, along with forms for any other states, for one price:

Form/Schedule Description
Form D-400 Income Tax Return-Pages 1 and 2
Form D-400  Additions, Deductions & Part-Year/Nonresident Calculation-Pages 3 and 4
Form D-400  Income Tax Return (Consumer Use Tax Worksheet)
Form D-400TC Tax Credits
Form D-400V Individual Income Payment Voucher
Form D-400X Amended Income Tax Return- Pg 1
Form NC-D422A Annualized Income Worksheet
Form NC-40 Estimated Tax Worksheet
Form NC-478G Investing In Renewable Energy Property Credit – Pg 1

 

Past Year Forms: Tax Year 2012 North Carolina Tax Forms (Print, Fill Out, and Mail)
Form D-400 Individual Income Tax Return
Form D-400TC  Individual Tax Credits
Form D-400V Individual Income Payment Voucher
Form D-422 Underpayment of Estimated Tax by Individuals
Form NC-40 Individual Estimated Income Tax
Form NC-478 Business Incentive Tax Credits
Form 5500 Request to Waive or Reduce Penalties
Worksheet Consumer Use Tax

Where’s My Refund? – Check Your North Carolina State Tax Refund Status

If you efile a North Carolina state tax return, your refund may be processed in as little as a week. It may take 8 weeks to process your refund if you filed your NC return on paper. The state pays interest on any refunds which are not received within 45 days of the date the return was accepted, or April 15, whichever is later.

Check your own NC state tax refund status now.

North Carolina Tax Return Forms 2013


North Carolina Tax Facts

NC Income Tax:

North Carolina taxes individual income across three tax brackets at graduated tax rates. For single filers:

  • 6% for the first $12,750 of taxable income
  • 7% for income between $12,751 and $60,000
  • 7.75% for income above $60,000

For married couples filing jointly:

  • 6% for the first $21,250 of taxable income
  • 7% for income between $21,251 and $100,000
  • 7.5% for income above $100,000

North Carolina also charges a tax “surcharge”, an addition to income tax owed, which effectively acts as another set of tax brackets for higher income earners. For single filers:

  • 2% surcharge for income between $100,001 and $250,000
  • 3% surcharge for income above $250,000

For married couples filing jointly:

  • 2% surcharge for income between $60,001 and $150,000
  • 3% surcharge for income above $150,000

For heads of households:

  • 2% surcharge for income between $80,001 and $200,000
  • 3% surcharge for income above $200,000

NC Sales Tax

North Carolina has a state sales tax rate of 4.75%. Counties levy additional local sales taxes, with rates ranging from 2% to 2.5% depending on the city or town in which a purchase is made.

NC Sales Tax Holiday:

North Carolina has two annual sales tax holidays, which usually occur on the first weekend of a month (midnight Friday through midnight Sunday). During these holidays, certain items are exempt from North Carolina sales tax. However, NC consumers will only receive the tax exemption if a specific total spending limit is met.

Refer to the chart below for all North Carolina sales tax holidays for 2014.

Sales Tax Holiday Dates Sales Tax Holiday Items Included
August 2-4, 2014
  • Clothing – $100 or less
  • School supplies – $100 or less
  • Instructional materials – $300 or less
  • Sporting equipment: $50 or less
  • Computers – $3,500 or less
  • Other computers – $250 or less
November 1-3, 2014
  • Qualifying Energy Star products purchased for personal use (Clothes washers, refrigerators, freezers, ceiling fans, central air conditioners, dehumidifiers, room air conditioners, programmable thermostats, air-source heat pumps)

 

North Carolina Tax Return Forms 2013