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If your business was affected by Superstorm Sandy, you are eligible to receive pro-bono legal advice from volunteer attorneys who are with the Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project and accounting guidance from CPAs with the New York State Society of CPAs, during a free clinic today, January 31, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at El Greco Diner, 1821 Emmons Avenue at Sheepshead Bay Road.

Attorneys and CPAs will be available to answer questions related to:

  • FEMA and SBA issues
  • Commercial landlord/tenant issues
  • Employer responsibilities
  • Insurance issues
  • Contract issues
  • Filing amended returns
  • Calculating business loss
  • Applying for tax relief

You should also bring all documents related to your primary question, including:

  • Your lease and all riders
  • Any contracts (including amendments and relevant communications)
  • Insurance policies, riders and any communications with your insurers

Assistance will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. RSVP by going to http://sheepsheadbaysandyclinic.eventbrite.com or by calling/emailing Rodrigo Camarena at (212) 513-9211/rcamarena@sbs.nyc.gov. For more information, visit www.nyc.gov/nycbusiness.

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