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Disgraced ex-Congressman Michael Grimm was sentenced to eight months in prison and one year of probation by a federal court today, seven months after pleading guilt to tax fraud and resigning from office. In January, Grimm admitted to underreporting his earnings in relation to a fast food business, called Healthalicious, that he owned before running…

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This coming Wednesday, April 15, is the deadline for filing our personal income tax paperwork, making this the perfect time for scammers to hit, trying to trick us into revealing personal and financial information. With that in mind, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has released a list of known scams. New Yorkers can also report suspected…

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Concerned by rapidly increasing property taxes for middle-class New Yorkers, the City Council is pushing a bill that would offer a property tax rebate of $500 for qualifying homeowners. A similar law was passed in 2004 under Mayor Michael Bloomberg, but it was cut in 2007 due to the economic recession. Now that the city is rumored to be less…


Still haven’t filed your taxes? Me neither. Fortunately, qualifying applicants can have it done for free at the Sheepshead Bay library this Saturday. See the flier above for details.

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Telling Tips is a series of articles from local experts to help you save money, make better decisions and plan for a better future. Well, it’s Tax Preparation Season, and I know y’all youse all of you are as excited about tax season as I am. And it really isn’t as bad as the dentist. reported that…

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