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Deadlines are postponed for those directly affected by the storm for the period beginning on October 26 and ending before November 14 for:
• Paying most 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;
• Filing for a redetermination of a deficiency, or an application for review of a decision;
• Allowing a credit or a refund;
• Assessing tax;
• Giving or making a notice or demand for payment of tax;
• Collecting tax by levy or otherwise;
• Bringing suit by New York State for any tax liability;
• Making of elections; and,
• Any other act required or permitted under the Tax Law or specified in the New York State Tax Regulations.
Taxpayers do not need to apply for a waiver or an extension to obtain relief. Paper filers should write “Hurricane Sandy” on the top center of the front page of any late-filed return or other form, and attach a brief description of the circumstances that adversely affected the ability to meet the deadline.
More information is available on the Tax Department Web site or by calling (518) 457-5431.