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Department of Taxation and Finance

New York State household credit

You are entitled to this nonrefundable credit if you:

  • cannot be claimed as a dependent on another individual's federal income tax return, and
  • meet one of the conditions in the table below:
 Household credit
Filing status Recomputed federal adjusted gross income  Credit amount
Single $28,000 or less up to $75

Married filing jointly

Qualifying widow(er)

Head of household with qualifying person

$32,000 or less

based on the number of dependents listed on Form IT-201, item H (Form IT-203, item I) plus one for you (and one for your spouse if Married filing joint return). To calculate your credit, see the New York State household credit table 2 in the instructions for Form IT-201 or the instructions for Form IT-203

Married filing Separately See the instructions for Form IT-201 or instructions for Form IT-203

How to claim this credit?

You must claim this credit directly on Form IT-201, Resident Income Tax Return, or Form IT-203, Nonresident and Part-Year Resident Income Tax Return.

 

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