FOIL Request

Making a Freedom of Information Law (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:

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.
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.