Free Tax Preparation Services, Starting on January 26


Get Free Financial Counseling

Our city’s Financial Empowerment Center can provide one-on-one professional, financial counseling who can help you:

Call 311 or visit to book an appointment.

NYC Consumer Affairs’ Resources

The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) protects and enhances the daily economic lives of New Yorkers to create thriving communities. DCA licenses more than 81,000 businesses in more than 50 industries and enforces key consumer protection, licensing, and workplace laws that apply to countless more. By supporting businesses through equitable enforcement and access to resources and, by helping to resolve complaints, DCA protects the marketplace from predatory practices and strives to create a culture of compliance. Through its community outreach and the work of its offices of Financial Empowerment and Labor Policy & Standards, DCA empowers consumers and working families by providing the tools and resources they need to be educated consumers and to achieve financial health and work-life balance. DCA also conducts research and advocates for public policy that furthers its work to support New York City’s communities.

Click on the enclosed links to download these tips and booklet:

Workers’ Bill of Rights

Workers in NYC have rights regardless of immigration status. The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Office of Labor Policy & Standards is NYC’s central resource for workers. To contact DCA: Call 311 (212-NEW-YORK outside NYC) Email

10 Things Every Consumer Should Know

10 Things Every Business Should Know

Inspection Checklists

Free Workshops for Homeowners and Homebuyers

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house selling

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Free Income Tax Preparation


9/24 Event: Navigating the Restaurant Business

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