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I have a new business. I am not sure how to file and pay the state taxes back, that I have collected. I charge sales tax on all invoices.

Full Question: I have a new business that started in 2011. I am not sure how to file and pay the state taxes back, that I have collected. Essentially, I wanted to know how I could pay back my sales tax collected from clients, back to New York. I charge sales tax on all my invoices that I provide to my client and have no idea how to pay it back to New York. I have registered myself onto the www.tax.ny.gov website; however am not sure which form to use and how to pay the taxes back online. Can you please let me know what I need to do exactly, in order to successfully pay back these sales tax collected?

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Answer:

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The ORIGINAL/COMPLETE question was as follows:

If you registered with NYS to collect sales tax, they should have sent you information about how to file your sales tax returns along with the frequency you are required to file. You should have been assigned a sales tax registration number. You can visit http://www.tax.ny.gov/forms/sales_cur_forms.htm to download the form for the applicable filing frequency you were assigned. If you don't know, you should contact the Department of Taxation to confirm your registration status.

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