Cash Assistance

Category: Financial Assistance

Organization: NYC Human Resources Administration

Phone: 718-557-1399 917-639-2545 929-252-8354 212-331-4640

Address: 3050 W. 21st St. 1365 Jerome Avenue

Description: Your family can get cash if you are in need. The funds come on a debit card that you can use at any ATM or store where EBT cards are accepted. Cash assistance can help you pay rent, utilities, and ot...

Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit

Category: Financial Assistance

Organization: NYC Department of Consumer Affairs / IRS

Phone: Find a VITA or TCE location Call 800-906-9887 to find the nearest Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) or Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE). ; ;

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Description: This tax credit helps working families pay for the care of children, adult dependents, or disabled spouses. You can claim up to $3,000 in expenses for one dependent or $6,000 for more than one when yo...

Child Tax Credit

Category: Financial Assistance

Organization: NYC Department of Consumer Affairs / Internal Revenue Service

Phone: Find a VITA or TCE location Call 800-906-9887 to find the nearest Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) or Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE). ; ;

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Description: CTC allows people with qualifying children to lessen their federal income tax by up to $1,000. You can claim both CTC and the credit for Child and Dependent Care expenses. Tax relief for parents who...

Disabled Homeowners Exemption

Category: Financial Assistance

Organization: NYC Department of Finance

Phone: or 212-639-9675 (out-of-City) Call DHE Call 212-639-9675 or TTY 212-639-9675 (hearing impaired)
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Description: People with disabilities who own their homes can get their property tax lowered through DHE. The reduction is from five percent of their tax to half of it. How much the tax is reduced depends on how m...

Earned Income Tax Credit

Category: Financial Assistance

Organization: NYC Department of Consumer Affairs / Internal Revenue Service

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Description: EITC can provide a tax refund of up to $8,463 (combined federal, state and City). The credit is meant for low- to moderate-income working individuals and couples, particularly those with children. Yo...

Home Energy Assistance Program

Category: Financial Assistance

Organization: NYC Human Resource Administration

Phone: Call HEAP Call the infoline at 800-692-0557 if you have questions about HEAP or 212-835-7216 for operator assistance. ; To apply for Emergency HEAP you must first apply and be approved for regular HEAP. You can apply for Emergency HEAP over the phone by calling 212-835-7216. ;

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Description: HEAP helps eligible households meet their home energy needs in the winter season. The money can pay for fuel, your utility source, equipment and/or repairs. The City pays the costs either directly to...

NYC Free Tax Prep

Category: Financial Assistance

Organization: NYC Department of Consumer Affairs

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Description: If you earned $64,00 or less last tax year, the City can help you file your taxes for free. You can file online or, if you make under $54,000, you can file in person. If you earn $64,000 or less, us...

NYS Unemployment Insurance

Category: Financial Assistance

Organization: NYS Department of Labor

Phone: Call NYS Unemployment Call 888-469-7365 if you have questions about unemployment benefits ; Apply over the phone by calling the NYS Department of Labor at 888-209-8124 Monday \u2013 Friday 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m. ;

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Description: If you lost your job and it was not your fault, you might be able to get unemployment insurance. Unemployment insurance will give you some money, based on what you earned. To get insurance, you must...

School Tax Relief Program

Category: Financial Assistance

Organization: NYS Department of Taxation/ NYC Department of Finance

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Description: STAR provides property tax relief to New York State's homeowners. It lowers the tax burden on New York residents who live in school districts.
Homeowners can get a partial exemption from school...

Senior Citizen Homeowners\u02bc Exemption

Category: Financial Assistance

Organization: NYC Department of Finance

Phone: Call SCHE Call 212-639-9675 or TTY 212-639-9675 (hearing impaired). ; ; or 212-639-9675 for out-of-city

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Description: SCHE gives property tax help to senior homeowners. It lowers the taxes of seniors who own one to three homes, condos, or coop apartments. Seniors can get a partial exemption from property taxes.
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