New York State Income Tax Forms Guide

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State Income Tax Forms for New York

New York is one of 41 states that collect a state income tax. If you are a full time, part-time or nonresident of New York and filed a federal tax return, you must also file an individual tax return with New York state.   

State Income Tax Forms

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Individual Income Tax ReturnIndividual Income EarnersYou earned any income in the state of NY as a full-time, part-time or nonresident.
W-4 Withholding AllowanceEmployers, EmployeesYou need to file or adjust a NY state withholding tax status.
6-Month Extension RequestsIndividual Income EarnersYou need a 6 month extension to file your state income taxes.
Estimated Income Tax FormsSelf-employed Individuals, Independent ContractorsYou are required to pay monthly or quarterly estimated income taxes.
All State Income Tax FormsIncome EarnersYou need to find any state income tax form applicable to New York.

Property Tax Forms for New York

New York doesn’t collect property taxes at the state level. Property taxes are instead collected at the local level, by cities, counties and school districts. Homestead exemptions are automatic in New York.


Property Tax Forms

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Homestead ExemptionHomeownersNo form to file. Exemption is automatic and amounts vary by county.
Property Tax Exemption FormsHome, Land, Property OwnersYou qualify for any number of property tax exemptions for NY. Must file locally.
All Property Tax FormsHome, Land, Property OwnersYou own any property in NY, including a home, land or commercial real estate.

All Other Tax Forms for New York

All New York state specific tax forms, specialty forms and motor vehicle forms provided below.

New York state levies a Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Mobility Tax on certain self-employed individuals earning income in NYC and surrounding counties. The MCTMT tax form is required to be filed with the state if applicable, instructions provided with the form.

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Motor Vehicle Tax FormsBuyer, Seller in Vehicle TransactionsYou bought or sold a motor vehicle in NY.
Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Mobility Tax Forms (MCTMT)MCTD - Employers, Self-EmployedFor certain employers and self-employed individuals engaging in business within the metropolitan commuter transportation district (MCTD).
All NY Tax FormsAny Tax FilerYou need to find any tax form applicable to New York.

Helpful Resources for Filing New York Tax Forms

New York offers installment agreements for help paying tax bills, income tax credits and official resources for understanding and filing local property tax forms. The main New York tax form and instruction portal is also provided.


NY Filing Resources

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Installment Payment AgreementFilers Unable to Pay Tax Bill in FullYou can’t pay your tax bill in full but wish to make monthly payments instead.
Income Tax CreditsPotentially Any Tax FilerYou want to see what income tax credits NY has to offer and if you qualify.
Property Tax Relief CreditQualifying HomeownersYou want to see if you automatically qualify for a property tax relief credit.
Property Tax AssistanceHome, Land, Property OwnersYou need any help whatsoever with property taxes for NY.
Property Tax County DirectoryHome, Land, Property OwnersYou need to contact your county property tax office.
New York Forms and InstructionsAny Tax FilerYou need detailed information on any of the various taxes NY collects.

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