Corporate Law Alert: Deadline of June 22, 2020 Approaching For NYS Sales Tax Relief for COVID-19

For NYS Registered Sales Tax Vendors who took advantage of the Abatement of Penalties and Interest Relief due to COVID-19 for their March 20, 2020 sales tax filing and payment deadline, the deadline to file and pay is June 22, 2020.

The original announcement of the relief was outlined in N-20-1, Announcement. Regarding the Abatement of Penalties and Interest for Sales and Use Tax due to the Novel Coronavirus, COVID-19.  See Link:

The period of relief was extended pursuant to N-20-6, Announcement to June 22, 2020.  See Link:

In order to apply for the relief, the NYS Registered Sales Tax Vendors must go to the link below, select “Request Relief” and complete the form as follows:

  1. Enter COVID-19 in the Subject line; and
  2. In the Question section, provide the following:
    • EIN (considered public information)
    • business name
    • business address

The Taxpayer will receive confirmation from NYS Sales Tax Department that its request was successfully submitted. See Link:

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This communication is for informational purposes and is not intended as legal advice.