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Department of Taxation and Finance

It’s property assessment season

Get ready to check your property assessment! Most municipalities in New York State publish a tentative assessment roll on the town, city, or county website on May 1. The tentative assessment roll includes the property assessment, the assessor’s estimate of the market value of the property, and exemption information.

Learn about assessments.

Is your municipality conducting a reassessment? Your city or town may be reassessing properties this year. Reassessments help to ensure assessments are fair.

Learn about reassessments.

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Featured Resources

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Choose an online service

We offer a number of online services to fit your busy lifestyle. Check your payment balance, file a return, make a payment, or respond to a department notice—anywhere, anytime.


Learn about STAR benefits for homeowners

If you've recently bought a home, or never applied for the STAR benefit on your current home, you should investigate the STAR options available to you. You may save hundreds each year!

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Use Sales Tax Web File

Log in to your Business Online Services account to Web File your sales tax returns. With Web File, you can schedule payments in advance, save your bank account information for future use, and update your business information.

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Respond to a department notice

If you receive a bill or notice, respond online. It's the easiest, fastest way. We'll walk you through the process.

Note: If your refund status says we sent you a letter requesting additional information, see Respond to a letter for more information and to review our checklists of acceptable proof.

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Watch demos and videos

Need help Web Filing your return? Looking for an overview of credits, e-filing, or contesting your property assessment? Check out our demos and videos. We may be able to walk you through the filing process with a video demonstration, or get you up to speed with our educational videos for income, property, and business taxes.

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Benefit from good recordkeeping

Whether you’ve already filed or are keeping track of documentation for next year, our recordkeeping pages are a great resource.

Good records help you determine which credits and deductions you qualify for, and serve as documentation if we need to verify information on your return.

What's New

Taxpayer Assistance Program (TAP) for 2023

If your 2023 federal adjusted gross income (FAGI) was $79,000 or less, you qualify to receive free tax assistance from the Tax Department. We can help you prepare and e-file your 2023 federal and state income tax returns in person or virtually.

Learn about TAP

Direct File pilot program

New York State and the IRS have developed an exciting new program that allows eligible New Yorkers to e-file their federal and state personal income tax returns for free.

The Direct File pilot program is currently open to New Yorkers reporting certain types of income and claiming certain credits and adjustments. For more information:

See Direct File

Tax facts

Tax facts reports the Tax Department’s latest tax information and trends. For information about revenue collections, tax filers, migration, and more:

See Tax facts

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