Department of Taxation and Finance
We're mailing STAR credit checks!
Are you expecting a STAR credit check from New York State? You may receive your check this month!
To find out when we'll issue checks for your area, use our STAR Credit Delivery Schedule lookup:
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.
Pay with Quick Pay (for individuals only)
Need to make a payment toward a bill, notice, or installment payment agreement (IPA)? Use Quick Pay to pay directly from your bank account. There's no fee and you don't need an Online Services account.
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.
Increase in New York State excise tax on cigarettes and little cigars
Effective September 1, 2023, the New York State excise tax on cigarettes and little cigars increased by $1.00 per pack of 20.
Corporate Tax Reform regulations proposed
The Tax Department has formally proposed the regulations relating to corporate tax reform.
Featured in September
Do you make estimated tax payments?
Our new estimated tax resource center simplifies estimated tax, with information about who must pay and tools to assist you.
If you're self employed, check out our Self-employment resource center too!
Does your business have registration or renewal requirements?
Business owners—in case you missed it, we created a new page with all your registration (and renewal) responsibilities. Whether you're just starting out or closing your business, our page can help you meet your requirements.
Did you receive mail from us?
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!
Missed a due date?
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.
Review 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.
Explore our 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!