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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

Update: 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.

See Tax Department response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to view guidance and stay up to date. 

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Tax Department response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

The New York State Tax Department, along with the Governor's office and other agencies throughout the state, is responding to the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) with information for those affected.

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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!


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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.

Protect yourself from fraud

Don't be a victim: report suspicious tax behavior and keep up to date on the latest scams.

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