New York’s electronic filing mandate went into effect April 30, 2015. Withholding tax returns NYS-1, Return of Tax Withheld and NYS-45, Quarterly Combined Withholding Wage Reporting, and Unemployment Insurance Return due on or after that date must be electronically filed through three approved methods:
- Web File,
- Web Upload, or
- Federal/State Employment Taxes (FSET) compatible software.
Filers of paper returns may be subject to penalties and delays in processing.
More information on the e-filing mandate is available on the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance website at http://www.tax.ny.gov/bus/.
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