Taxes

Find out if you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

March 5, 2013 at 5:10 pm 0 comments

Clic aquí para leer en Español EITC is a federal income tax credit for low to moderate income working individuals and families. To qualify, you must meet certain requirements and file a tax return, even if you do not owe any tax or are not required to file. If youRead More

Tax season is here! And there’s free tax help in your area. Click here to learn more.

March 4, 2013 at 9:42 am 1 comment

Clic aquí para leer en Español The tax season is once again upon us and you may be wondering, “how will I file my taxes this year?” or “I wonder how much I can get back in refund?”, etc.  For many of us, filing taxes can be confusing and hardRead More

Do you know if you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit? Max credit for 2012 is $5,891

February 14, 2013 at 1:04 am 0 comments

Leer en Español The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a refundable credit that returns federal, State, and New York City tax dollars to qualifying families and individuals to help cover basic expenses. The refund amount varies depending on your income and marital and parental status. If you earned lessRead More

Have you noticed a change in your paycheck amount yet? If so, it could be as a result of the expired payroll tax cut

January 14, 2013 at 6:36 am 1 comment

IRS recently issued a statement indicating that employers have until February 15, 2013 to start implementing the new payroll tax increases.  Many of you may have heard of the whole “fiscal cliff” debate (very hard to ignore these days).  So you may already be aware that part of the compromiseRead More

Learn about Access to Justice (A2J) Programs

April 23, 2012 at 12:51 pm 0 comments

Normally, if you can’t afford an attorney for a civil court case, you can get an attorney at your local legal aid office. In the past few years, more people have become financially eligible for legal aid, but legal aid offices nationally have shrunk due to lack of funding. ThisRead More

New scam promises fake tax refunds

March 28, 2012 at 5:10 pm 0 comments

A recent warning released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reports that a recent scam promising fake returns is targeting senior citizens and low-income individuals. Every year during tax season, scammers find new ways to steal money from taxpayers. In response, every year the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) publishes aRead More

Tips For Filing Your 2011 Tax Form

February 29, 2012 at 6:05 pm 0 comments

Below are some tips to help you file and get your refund faster for the 2011 tax filing season! If you have not already, try E-File this year! New Yorkers are increasingly e-filing their New York returns.  Not only is e-filing convenient but it saves taxpayers money on processing costsRead More