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Department of Taxation and Finance

Make a personal income tax return payment online

Did you receive a bill for the tax due on your income tax return? See Pay a bill or notice.

If you haven't received a bill, pay the tax due on your return through an Individual Online Services account, either directly from your bank account or by credit card.


Pay from bank account (free)

Authorize a direct debit from a checking or savings account and:

  • schedule payments in advance,
  • save your bank account information, and
  • receive instant confirmation from the New York State Tax Department.

Your bank statement will indicate our receipt of your payment with a NYS Tax Payment line item for the authorized amount. 


Pay by credit card (2.25% convenience fee)

We have updated our credit card feature to:

  • provide easy-to-use payment screens,
  • quicken the process, and
  • simplify your payment experience.

We have arrangements with Wells Fargo to provide card services. Wells Fargo accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.


To make your payment

  1. Log in to (or create) your Individual Online Services account.
  2. Select the ≡ Services menu in the upper-left corner of your Account Summary homepage.
  3. Payments, bills and notices, then choose Make a Payment from the expanded menu. 

  Log In to pay     Create an account


Not ready to pay electronically?

Use Form IT-201-V, Payment Voucher for Income Tax Returns, to mail in a check or money order.


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