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Electronically file your return for free

Good news!

Nearly 90% of New Yorkers qualify to e-file their state return for FREE.

Benefits of e-filing include:

  • faster refunds—up to 2x faster than paper filing 
  • automatic encryption of your personal information
  • confirmation that we received your return
  • no visits to the post office or stamps required

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 *with direct deposit. Allow an additional week if you request a paper check.



Web File your New York State full-year resident tax return (Form IT-201)
You can file your full-year resident state tax return directly on our website—no income limit!

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E-file both your federal and New York State returns
If your income was less than $62,000 in 2015, you may qualify to e-file your returns—for FREE! You can even visit one of our free tax assistance sites; we'll walk you through the filing process in person.

E-file federal and state returns


Web File a credit form only

File your real property tax credit (Form IT-214)

File your New York City school tax credit (Form NYC-210)

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How e-file works

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E-file requirement for individuals

Updated: January 25, 2016