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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!


Plan Ahead

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. 

Pay with Quick Pay

Are your kids back from summer camp or off to daycare?

Keep documentation so you have proof when you claim the child and dependent care credit next year.

Learn about the credit