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Prepare and file your income tax return with Free File!

If your 2019 income was $69,000 or less, you’re eligible to use Free File income tax software. It’s our no-cost way to easily complete and file your federal and New York State income tax returns online. For more information, see Free File your income tax return. To be sure you aren’t charged a fee, access the Free File software that’s right for you directly from our website.

Tax relief for New Yorkers impacted by COVID-19

The Tax Department has extended the due date for New York State personal income tax and corporation tax returns originally due on April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020.

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What's New

Cigarettes and tobacco products registration

Cigarettes and tobacco products retail dealer and vending machine registration is now available through your Business Online Services account.


Paper carryout bag reduction fee

Effective March 1, 2020, the New York State Bag Waste Reduction Act authorizes counties and cities to impose a five-cent paper carryout bag reduction fee on paper carryout bags that sales tax vendors provide to customers.


Manufactured Home Parks Registration (MHPR)

Starting June 2020, registration for manufactured home parks has a new home at the Tax Department!


Featured in May

Mark your calendar: Grievance Day

If you disagree with your property’s assessed value, you have the right to contest it. Grievance Day is the deadline to contest your property assessment and the day the Board of Assessment Review (BAR) meets to hear complaints. In most communities, it’s May 26, 2020, but you should confirm the date with your local assessor.

Data security breaches

If your business relies on the secure transfer of confidential financial data—particularly if you’re working from home—we can provide some valuable tips that help protect you and your clients.

Get help filing your return—for free!

Our Facilitated Self Assistance (FSA) program helps you find the free e-file software that’s right for you. Use our online resources from home to assist you with preparing and electronically filing your federal and New York State returns.

Learn about the Charitable Gifts Trust Fund

The FY 2019 Budget created a new Charitable Gifts Trust Fund in the joint custody of the New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance and the State Comptroller to accept donations for the purposes of improving health care and public education in New York State. If you're interested in making a contribution, review our guidance to learn more