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Individuals

Welcome to our home for individuals. Here, you'll find resources to file returns, pay tax, claim credits, and more for:

  • income tax (for individuals, LLCs, and partnerships)
  • estate tax
  • mortgage recording tax
  • real estate transfer tax
  • MCTMT (metropolitan commuter transportation mobility tax)

For information regarding sales tax, corporation tax, and other business taxes, see our home for Businesses.

You can access this page from the Individuals tab in the teal menu at the top of our site. Online Services and Forms and guidance are also accessible from the same teal menu.

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Individual Resources

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Find income tax credits

Give your refund a boost with the credits you're entitled to! Explore our most popular credits, below, or see Income tax credits for a more comprehensive list.

Filing season resource center

Find everything you need to file a complete and accurate return all in one place, including:

  • filing options, like Free File
  • guidance on responding to department notices and letters
  • free tax assistance
  • resources for property tax information you need to include on your return
  • checking the status of your refund

What's New

Letter about a possible refund (Form TR-210)

If you received Form TR-210, you may be entitled to a refund for the tax year stated on the letter. The refund might be from withholding amounts from a previous job, or an overpayment or carry-forward from a previous tax year.

Learn more about Form TR-210

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:

SEE ADDITIONAL PAYMENTS

Plan Ahead

Pay a bill or notice

Make a payment using one of our convenient online options: anywhere, anytime through your Online Services account, or using our Quick Pay application—no account required (for individuals only).

Pay now

Can't pay your bill in full?

If you can't pay your tax bill in full, you may qualify for an installment payment agreement (IPA). Under the agreement, you'll make monthly payments toward your unpaid tax balance.

Request an IPA

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