Bohemia Realty Hosts Free Credit Report And Repair Workshop In Harlem

Bohemia Realty Groupthe premier residential and commercial brokerage in Upper Manhattan and the Bronx, is hosting the second workshop of its monthly series on Wednesday, February, 22nd, 2017, 7- to 8 p.m., at La Maison d’Art, 259 West 132nd Street In Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

7 Harlem Consumer Tips Regarding Tax Preparers

Some consumer tips to help avoid excessive fees or potential fraud when using paid tax preparers, according to the Justice Department, Internal Revenue Service and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Continue Reading →

Department Of Consumer Affairs Kicked Off NYC Free Tax Prep From Harlem To Hollis

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today kicked off the tax season with the launch of the Agency’s 15th annual tax time campaign and encouraged New Yorkers who earned $64,000 or less to file for free using NYC Free Tax Prep. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Warn About Tax Refunds And Paid Preparers

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas and New York City Taxpayer Advocate Eunkyong Choi today issued a warning to New Yorkers about predatory tax preparer tactics, in particular advertising for and selling “express refund advances” or “refund transfers.” Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Food Bank Encourage NY’ers To Use EITC

melissa from harlem and foodHarlem’s speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito along with Council Member Daniel Dromm today visited Food Bank NYC in Jackson Heights to remind New Yorkers to file their taxes and to utilize the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) at free tax preparation sites at locations across the City. Continue Reading →

New York Is The State With The Highest Tax Burden

east-harlem sliderWith a week remaining until Tax Day and many Americans finding the current tax code too confusing to determine exactly how much their home states are actually taking from their income in taxes, the personal finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s States with the Highest & Lowest Tax Burdens. Continue Reading →

Rep. Rangel To Urge Taxpayers To Use Free Tax Assistance And File Program

charles-rangelOn Friday, April 8, 2016 at 10:00 AM, Congressman Charles Rangel (NY-13) will speak at a public event with local community leaders in the Bronx at Our Children’s Foundation, 527 West 125th Street, Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Department of Consumer Affairs Warns About Predatory Tax Preparer Tactics

tax tips inharlemDepartment of Consumer Affairs (DCA) First Deputy Commissioner Alba Pico today, as part of National Consumer Protection Week, issued a warning to New Yorkers about predatory tax preparer tactics, including overcharging, hidden fees and filing without permission. Continue Reading →