NOTICE - 2012 Premium Tax Filing With OPTins

To: All Insurance Companies

The Nebraska Department of Insurance has implemented OPTins (Online Premium Tax for Insurance) for insurance companies beginning with the 2012 quarterly tax return. This is our required method of filing tax returns beginning with calendar year 2012 premium tax filing requirements. Prepayment filing and payment is only required for those companies reporting on a current year basis or for those companies reporting on a prior year basis that had a premium tax liability of $4,000 or greater for the 2011 tax year. For the tax year 2011 Annual Premium Tax Return, filing will be done via paper as in the past on forms located at

To Use OPTins

OPTins for the 2012 filing requirements will be available February 9, 2012. Instructions are available at Once registered and set up, you will be able to log in, upload your filing forms and submit your payment online. Electronic payments can be either ACH debit or ACH credit. To implement OPTins, contact the OPTins Marketing Team at or call (816) 783-8787. If you already use OPTins, you do not have to contact OPTins Marketing—just login and file for Nebraska.

Questions or comments applicable to this notice should be directed to Terry Sindelar, Assistant Chief Examiner, at