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New York State Income Tax Web File

Most full-year New York State residents can Web File their state return directly on the Tax Department Web site using our free online service.


  • Fastest way to get your refund—with direct deposit
  • Complete your return in 30 minutes
  • Get instant confirmation your return was received
  • No stamps or Post Office visits required

If you're not required to file a state return, but want to file Form IT-214, Real Property Tax Credit, or Form NYC-210, New York City School Tax Credit, see Web File your credit claim.

Who can Web File

You may qualify if you:

To see if you are eligible, use our interactive wizard or review the full list of qualifications.

Federal attachments

New this year, you can upload and attach federal schedules and forms, such as Schedule C, Profit or Loss from Business, or Schedule D, Capital Gains or Losses. You do not, however, need to attach the federal main form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ or forms W-2, Wage and Tax Statement. Save these documents for your records.

How to Web File

create an account

Demo: Create an account

Not only is our online service free, but it's also simple and user friendly. Follow the steps below.

Log in or create an account

Use your Online Services account to Web File your return. Don't have an account yet? It's quick and easy to create one.

Start your return

Once logged in, select Personal income tax from the left menu and then select File your personal income tax return from the drop down.

Submit your return

After you complete your return, you (and your spouse) must electronically sign the return by agreeing to the eSignature statement provided. Once submitted, you will immediately receive a confirmation page indicating your return was received by us.

Get started

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Updated: August 03, 2015