The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance announced that it will be mailing child and earned income tax payments this month, and most checks are expected to be delivered by Oct. 31.
Individuals eligible to receive a payment include, if for tax year 2021, they received at least $100 for either or both of the following credits from New York state:
- an Empire State child credit; and/or
- a New York state earned income credit (or noncustodial parent earned income credit)
Individuals must also have filed your New York state income tax return (Form IT-201) by April 18, 2022, or had a valid extension of time to file. Additional information about the payments is available on the Department of Taxation and Finance website.