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How to get forms and instructions

Need to request an income tax extension?

New York State personal and fiduciary income tax returns are due April 15. If you can't file on time, request an automatic extension of time to file online or by paper (Form IT-370 for individuals and Form IT-370-PF for fiduciaries).

The fastest way to obtain forms and instructions is to download them from our website. Current and prior-year forms are available as standard PDFs, and select forms are available as enhanced fill-in PDFs.

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For detailed instructions on downloading our forms, see Forms-user instructions.

Other ways to obtain forms

You can order forms using our automated forms order telephone line: 518-457-5431. It's compatible with TTY equipment through NY Relay (Dial 711) and with Internet and mobile relay services (see Assistance for the hearing and speech impaired for more information).

Usually, you can also get the most commonly used income tax forms and instructions at your local library. Visit the New York State Education Department website to find libraries near you: Find Your Public Library in New York State by Public Library System.

If you're experiencing trouble

To report any problems you may be experiencing with downloading PDF documents from our website, see Technical assistance or email Web support.