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Department of Taxation and Finance

Press Office Media Center

Find out what's happening at the Tax Department

Get the latest on news and information from the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. Find press releases, updates, record requests, and consumer alerts.

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Press Releases

The Tax Department issues press releases to keep New Yorkers up to date on the agency's enforcement efforts and to offer taxpayers tips and reminders throughout the year.

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Response to novel coronavirus

The New York State Tax Department is responding to the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as it affects taxpayers. We are providing additional resources and FAQs.

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Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request

Request Tax Department records through the New York State Freedom of Information Law.

Report fraud, scams, and identity theft

Don't be a victim: report suspicious tax behavior and keep up to date on the latest scams.

Contact the press office

  • Reporters and other media representatives: Call 518-457-7377.
  • Taxpayers: See our telephone number page to find the best number to call for help.
  • Freedom of Information Law requests: See our FOIL page for information about how to submit a request.