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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. For information for homeowners, see Property owners.

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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.

Income tax filing 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

2023 STAR credit checks

We've started mailing 2023 STAR credit checks. If you're registered for the STAR credit, use out STAR Credit Delivery Schedule lookup to see when we'll issue checks for your area.

See delivery schedule

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

Plan Ahead

Update your withholding for 2023

If you got married, had a baby, or experienced other big life changes in 2023, share the good news with us and your employer using Form IT-2104. It's one of the forms your employer asks you to complete when you begin a new job in New York State. And it’s a powerful tool for managing what comes out of your paycheck. 

Complete Form IT-2104

Keep your information up to date!

We're nearing the end of the year, which means personal income tax season is right around the corner. If you moved recently or changed your phone number, update your information online. It's an easy way to ensure any mail we send you next year—including a refund check—goes to the right place.

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