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Filing season resource center

Filing season resource center

The income tax e-file season starts January 29!

 To help make your filing season smooth sailing, we've:

  • joined the Free File Alliance to offer you more options to e-file your New York State income tax return at no cost;
  • provided expert guidance to help you respond to requests for additional information quickly, completely, and accurately; and
  • designed a filing season resource center with everything you need to file, check your refund status, and respond to your bill or notice—all in one place.

New York State is partnering with the IRS to help you prepare for the filing season. Are you ready? Visit the IRS at

E-file your return


With Free File, there are more reasons than ever to e-file!

Check your refund

pit refund

Follow the progress of your refund online or with our automated phone system—24/7!

Respond to a letter


If you receive a request for more information, your refund will take longer to process. However, you can respond to most letters online, quickly and easily.

See Respond to your letter and follow the steps outlined to resolve your letter as quickly as possible.