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Department of Taxation and Finance

Estimated taxes

Personal income tax and corporation tax returns for tax year 2019 due on April 15, 2020, and related payments of tax or installments of tax, including installments of estimated taxes for the 2020 tax year, will not be subject to any failure to file, failure to pay, late payment, or underpayment penalties, or interest if filed and paid by July 15, 2020.

Estimated tax is the method used to pay tax on income when no tax—or not enough tax—is withheld. You may be required to make estimated tax payments to New York State if:

Examples of workers who might have to make estimated tax payments include cash earners, sole proprietors, self-employed individuals, contractors, freelance workers, temporary or seasonal workers, and per diem workers.

Estimated tax information

Other estimated tax resources

  • Form IT-2105-I, Instructions for Form IT-2105, Estimated Tax Payment Voucher for Individuals
  • Form IT-2106-I, Instructions for Form IT-2106, Estimated Income Tax Payment Voucher for Fiduciaries
  • Form IT-2105.9-I, Instructions for Form IT-2105.9, Underpayment of Estimated Tax by Individuals and Fiduciaries
  • Pay electronically, check your balance, and review payments in your estimated tax account by creating an Online Services account.
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