Department of Taxation and Finance
Prepare and file your income tax return with Free File!
You may be 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.
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The 2022 income tax filing season is open. To get started on your personal income tax return:
- Gather your information, such as Forms W-2 and 1099.
- Create an Online Services account, then sign up for email notifications.
- If you’re self-employed, review your tax account balance.
To learn about your free e-file options, and for filing resources:
Income tax returns are due April 18, 2023.
What are you looking for?
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!
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.
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.
Looking for income tax forms and instructions?
We've posted forms and instructions for tax year 2022. Review and print them directly from our website, or order them using our automated phone line. (For all your options, see How to get forms and instructions.)
For a faster, easier way to file, try e-filing your return. Depending on your income, you may be eligible to use Free File software to e-file both your federal and state returns—at no cost.
View our due dates calendar
Looking for your due date? View our calendar of filing due dates for corporation tax, personal income tax, and sales tax.
Adult-Use Cannabis Products Tax Web File
Adult-Use Cannabis Products Tax Web File is here!
If you are a registered adult-use cannabis products distributor, retailer, or both, you must use our Adult-Use Cannabis Products Tax Web File application to file your returns.
Clearer form instructions
We are updating the instructions for many of our forms with plainer language, and turning many of them into webpages so they're more accessible to all New Yorkers.
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Mail resource center
We've created a resource center to make it easier for you to identify and respond to Tax Department mail.
Learn what we're mailing this month, what kinds of letters we send, how to respond, and more!
Penalty and Interest Calculator
If you haven't filed and paid your tax, use our penalty and interest calculator to calculate your late filing and late payment penalties and interest.
Note: Only use this calculator if you're sending your late return and late payment together.
FAQs about filing requirements, residency, and telecommuting
This page summarizes current New York state law and guidance relating to frequently asked questions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Financial Education Program
The Financial Education Program is a series of short modules and videos designed to take you through the benefits available to you and the responsibilities you have as a New York State taxpayer. You can start anywhere in the series or review all the modules. This is for you—let us know what you think!