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Department of Taxation and Finance

Estimated taxes

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.