Coronavirus Update: New York Statute of Limitations Tolled

New York Governor Cuomo by Executive Order 202.8 (Executive Order 202.8) has tolled “any specific time limit for the commencement, filing, or service of any legal action, notice, motion, or other process or proceeding, as prescribed by the procedural laws of the state” from March 20 to April 19, 2020.

In the same order, the Governor suspended the expiration of drivers’ licenses and registrations through April 19, 2020, as well.

The requirement of in-person shareholders meetings for NY corporations has also been suspended for the same period.

There shall be no evictions or foreclosures (commercial or residential) for ninety days.

Interest and filing of sales tax returns due March 20, 2020 are also abated.


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