Monday, January 29, 2024

The NCDOR Opens 2024 Individual Income Tax Season

The NCDOR began accepting individual income tax returns on Monday, Jan. 29.
Raleigh, N.C.
Jan 29, 2024

Today, the North Carolina Department of Revenue officially opened the 2024 individual income tax season and began accepting 2023 returns. Taxpayers who file state returns electronically will now receive acknowledgements.

Tax returns are considered timely filed if they are electronically submitted or postmarked by April 15.

Taxpayers are encouraged to file their taxes electronically; it is safer, more convenient, and will move through our process faster than traditional paper filing. Free online filing (eFile) options for qualified taxpayers are available through the website using NCfreefile. Eligibility requirements for NCfreefile are available at: Note: taxpayers must start at the agency website,, to file their taxes for free.

Learn more about filing individual income tax returns electronically.

The NCDOR funds public services benefiting the people of North Carolina. The Department administers the tax laws and collects the taxes due in an impartial, consistent, secure, and efficient manner.