Deadline Approaching – October 15 Deadline to Opt Into the Pass-Through Entity Tax (PTET)
Sarah S. Kim
10.7.21 | Client Alert
October 15 Deadline
If you wish to participate in the optional PTET for 2021, the deadline to opt in is October 15, 2021.
Reminder: Tax professionals cannot make the election on behalf of their clients.
To opt in:
- Log in to your S corporation’s or partnership’s Business Online Services account. (If the business doesn’t have an account, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance recommends creating one by October 8 to avoid missing the election deadline.)
- Select the ≡ Services menu in the upper left corner of your Account Summary homepage.
- Choose PTET web file from the Corporation tax or Partnership tax expanded menu, then select Pass-through entity tax (PTET) annual election.
For tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2021, eligible pass-through entities may elect to pay a New York Pass-Through Entity Tax (PTET). The optional PTET is a state income tax that is imposed on the pass-through entity (i.e., an entity that is classified as a partnership or S corporation for federal and New York State income tax purposes). The direct partners, members or shareholders of an electing pass-through entity receive a refundable credit against their New York personal income tax based on their respective share of the PTET.
For more information on this optional tax, see Pass-through entity tax (PTET).
Questions: Contact Wayne K. Berkowitz at 212.331.7465 | email@example.com or reach out to your Berdon advisor.