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Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Request

Making a FOIL Request
All requests for printed documents or records must be submitted in writing, either by e-mail or letter, to the Tax Commission Records Access Officer.

Please include the following information in your request:

  1. Describe the records you are seeking as specifically as possible, including as much of the following as possible:
    • Borough,
    • Block,
    • Lot,
    • Tax year(s) sought.

  2. Include a daytime phone number, in case the Records Access Officer has any questions about your request.

The cost for photocopying requested documents is 25 cents per page for standard size hard copies.

When your request has been processed, you will be informed in writing of the cost of processing your request and will receive instructions for making payment for the information supplied to you.

Write to:

New York City Tax Commission
Records Access Officer
1 Centre Street, Room 2400
New York, NY 10007


E-mail the Tax Commission Records Access Officer

Note: The Tax Commission has applications for correction filed up to six years ago. Applications for older years have been discarded.

Helpful Links
The City's official Web site.

NYC Department
of Finance

For information about real property tax assessments, Parking violations, and the STAR Program.

NYC Department
of Finance Property Sales File

For a list of sales that may be used in valuing tax class 1 property.

NYC Tax Appeals Tribunal
For information on tax appeals of City taxes other than real property taxes.

New York State Department of Taxation & Finance
For information on New York State and City personal income tax and sales tax.

New York State Appeals Tribunal
For information on the New York State Tax Appeals Tribunal

Internal Revenue Service
For information on federal tax matters.

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