The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is administering a new tax on behalf of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The tax is imposed on most employers and self-employed individuals doing business in the Metropolitan Commuter Transportation District (MCTD). The (MCTD) is composed of New York City's five counties and the seven surrounding counties of Rockland, Nassau, Suffolk, Orange, Putnam, Dutchess, and Westchester. For most taxpayers, the first MCTMT payment is due November 2, 2009. Go to www.tax.ny.gov
to learn about who the tax applies to, due dates, and how to file a return.