New York State Income Tax Web File
Most New Yorkers can e-file their state return directly to the Tax Department using our free online service.
- Fastest way to get your refund---with direct deposit
- Complete your return in 30 minutes
- Get instant confirmation your return was received
- No stamps or Post Office visits required
If you're not required to file a state return, but want to file Form IT-214, Real Property Tax Credit, or Form NYC-210, New York City School Tax Credit, see Web File your credit claim.
Who can Web File
You may qualify if you:
- were a full-year New York State resident in 2014; and
- are only claiming one or more of the following credits (or none at all):
New this year, you can upload and attach federal schedules and forms, such as Schedule C, Profit or Loss from Business, or Schedule D, Capital Gains or Losses. You do not, however, need to attach the federal main form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ or forms W-2, Wage and Tax Statement. Save these documents for your records.
How to Web File
Log in or create an account
Use your Online Services account to Web File your return. Don't have an account yet? It's quick and easy to create one.
Start your return
Once logged in, select Personal income tax from the left menu and then select File your personal income tax return from the drop down.
Submit your return
After you complete your return, you (and your spouse) must electronically sign the return by agreeing to the eSignature statement provided. Once submitted, you will immediately receive a confirmation page indicating your return was received by us.