The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance announced an extension for certain tax filing and payment deadlines for taxpayers who were adversely affected by Post-Tropical Depression Ida.
The Tax Department has postponed certain tax filing deadlines occurring on October 15, 2021, for:
- filing any returns, including those for personal income tax, corporate taxes, and any other taxes administered by the Tax Department;
- paying any tax or installment of tax, including installment payments of estimated taxes;
- filing any requests for extensions or additional extensions of time to file;
- filing for a credit or refund.
All deadlines for filing the above tax returns occurring on October 15, 2021, have been postponed to January 03, 2022. Some exceptions apply. For more information, download the Extension of certain October 15 deadlines for Taxpayers affected by Post-Tropical Depression Ida here.
Filing deadline extensions apply to taxpayers within the counties of Bronx, Dutchess, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester, and contiguous counties who were directly affected by Post-Tropical Depression Ida.
Returns filed or tax payments made in accordance with these rules by those directly affected by the storm will not be subject to any late filing, late payment, or underpayment penalties or interest if received by January 03, 2022.
If any affected taxpayer receives a notice for late filing and/or late payment from the Tax Department, the taxpayer should call the number on the notice to have the Tax Department abate any interest and any late filing or late payment penalties that would otherwise apply during these periods.
No penalty or interest will be abated for a taxpayer who does not have a filing or payment due date (including an extended filing or payment due date) during this period.
Free File software available through October 15, 2021
Free File software is accessible from the Tax Department website at Free File your income tax return here. Taxpayers with incomes of $72,000 or less in 2020 can electronically complete and submit their federal and New York State income tax returns online at no cost. More than 252,600 New York taxpayers have used our Free File software so far this year. It’s easy, fast, and secure.