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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:


Are you a homeowner who isn't receiving a STAR credit or STAR exemption? Register for the STAR credit. If you have questions, review our frequently asked questions.

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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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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.

What's New

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.


Resource center for doing business with us

Doing business with the Tax Department? A Business Online Services account can make it easier. It’s a free, convenient, and secure way to file returns, schedule payments, respond to department notices, and more!

See business resources

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