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Responses to commonly asked questions about Form DTF-960-E regarding unemployment insurance

If your client receives Form DTF-960-E regarding unemployment benefits and has questions, please share the information below to assist them.

I agree with the assessment. Where do I send the consent and payment?

Send your signed consent with payment and payment voucher to:

NYS ASSESSMENT RECEIVABLE
PO BOX 4127
BINGHAMTON NY 13902-4127

I cannot pay in full by the due date. Can I make a payment arrangement online?

Yes. You may request an installment payment agreement (IPA) online.

I never applied for unemployment benefits. Why did I get this letter?

You may be a victim of UI benefits fraud and identity theft. Visit Department of Labor: Report Fraud to report it, and request review of your 1099-G. You must still respond to the letter, and send us your corrected 1099-G.

How do I request information about my unemployment Form 1099-G?

Visit the Department of Labor website to, request a copy of your unemployment Form 1099-G, or request review of the information reported on your 1099-G.

The 2022 Tax Preparer and Facilitator Registration application is now available. You can register using your Individual Online Services account.

If you're a commercial tax return preparer, you must complete the 2022 Registration Education Requirements before you can register for 2022.

If you're having trouble using or accessing SLMS, see SLMS troubleshooting guide or contact us at 518-457-1929.

If you're a tax return preparer, facilitator, or both, you have new posting requirements. By January 1, 2022, you must post the following items—prominently and conspicuously at every location where you provide tax preparation or facilitation services:  

  • a copy of your current Certificate of Registration,
  • a current price list itemizing all your services, and
  • the Tax Department’s Publication 135.1, Consumer Bill of Rights Regarding Tax Preparers.

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