What does NYS mean?
NYS : New York is a state in the northeastern United States whose U.S. postal abbreviation is NY. It is sometimes called New York State when there is need to distinguish it from New York City. NYS: This is the name of a project and stands for NIS+, YP and Switch and is managed by Peter Eriksson . It contains among other things a complete reimplementation of the NIS (= YP) code that uses the Name Services Switch functionality of the NYS library.
NEVER! Do not attach your W2 Form to the NYS return. Instead, fill out a Form IT-2. The Form IT-2 is a summary of the W2 form that should be prepared and attached to the NYS return. Under all circumstances you must prepare a Form IT-2 whether or not there was a NYS or NYC tax withheld. Make sure you keep the W-2 for your own records.
The New York State legislature is intended to mimic the federal Congress. The NYS Senate is the "higher" body and each member has a larger district to serve. The NYS Assembly is the rough equivalent of the US House of Representatives, in that it has more members than the Senate does, the members serve for shorter terms, and their districts are smaller. Because the states are subject to the Constitutional requirement for one-person-one-vote, while the…