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Department of Taxation and Finance

2019 Enhanced Form IT-213, Claim for Empire State Child Credit

Enhanced paper filing with a fill-in form

Electronic filing is the fastest, safest way to file—but if you must file a paper Claim for Empire State Child Credit, use our enhanced fill-in Form IT-213 with 2D barcodes.

Benefits include:

  • no more handwriting—type your entries directly into our form
  • automatic calculation of your refund or tax due amount—the form does the math
  • a unique 2D barcode printed on every page that securely links your form information to your account
  • fewer errors and faster processing of your form

Note: We recommend you save the PDF document to your computer and fill out this saved version, instead of accessing the form directly through your Web browser. The form is not available for use with any mobile devices.

This form is not compatible with Linux operating systems.

All taxpayers should save a copy of this form to their computer after printing.

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Do not make any handwritten entries on this form. Handwritten entries may cause delays and miscalculations.

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Not in a hurry?

Print standard paper Form IT-213, Claim for Empire State Child Credit (instructions).