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Department of Taxation and Finance

Did you receive the Empire State child credit or earned income credit?

You may be eligible for an additional payment if, for tax year 2021, you:

  • received the Empire State child credit, New York State earned income credit (or noncustodial parent earned income credit), or both; and
  • filed your New York State income tax return (Form IT-201) on time.

Learn whether you can expect a check and for how much:

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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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Tax Department response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

Owners of property subject to a tax lien sale or tax foreclosure who own ten or fewer residential dwelling units (including their primary residence) may declare a COVID-19-related hardship if they meet certain conditions. See Tax Department response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) for more 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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Have you heard about the homeowner tax rebate credit?

The homeowner tax rebate credit (HTRC) is a one-year program providing direct property tax relief to eligible homeowners in 2022.

If you're a homeowner who qualifies, we'll automatically send you a check for the amount of the credit. Your amount will depend on where your home is located, how much your income is, and whether you receive Enhanced or Basic STAR.

What's New

New York City pass-through entity tax (NYC PTET)

New York State recently enacted the NYC PTET. Entities that opted in to the New York State PTET for 2022 may be eligible to opt in to the optional New York City PTET for 2022.

Learn more or opt in

Additional New York State child and earned income tax payments

If you filed your 2021 New York State income tax return (Form IT-201) on time and received the Empire State child credit, New York State earned income credit (or noncustodial parent earned income credit), or both, you may qualify for an additional payment.

Learn whether you can expect a check and for how much:


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