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: https://www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/notices/n20-1.pdf.
The period of relief was extended pursuant to N-20-6, Announcement to June 22, 2020. See Link: https://www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/notices/n20-6.pdf.
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:
- Enter COVID-19 in the Subject line; and
- 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: https://www.tax.ny.gov/press/alerts/sales-tax-relief-for-covid-19.htm
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