Form NYS-45, Quarterly Combined Withholding, Wage Reporting, and Unemployment Insurance Return
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Form NYS-45-X, Amended Quarterly Combined Withholding, Wage Reporting, and Unemployment Insurance Return, is only available as a paper form.