March 13, 2023

SUNY Empire Partners with NYS Tax Department to Offer Personalized Tax Help

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In partnership with SUNY Empire State, the New York State Tax Department is offering free personalized tax help to SUNY Empire employee and students who earned $73,000 or less in 2022. Tax department employees will assist with income tax returns on safe and secure online tax software, as well as prepare and e-file income tax returns in person at a nearby location. Participants are welcome to use their own laptop, tablet, or mobile device, or use on-site computers if filing in person. Basic computer skills and an active email account are required to participate.

You must pre-register and schedule an appointment. Sessions are available from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Virtual sessions will be held on the following Tuesdays:

March 14

March 21

March 28

April 4

April 11

In-person sessions will be held on Monday, April 3, and Monday, April 17 at SUNY Empire's Rochester location at 680 Westfall Road.

For more information, a list of necessary documents, or to schedule a session, visit