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Who can help me with my personal income taxes?
How can I obtain property tax forms?
Can I pay property taxes online?
How can I find out real estate tax rates?
How can I learn about Real Estate Tax Exemptions and Abatements?
How can I learn about property tax information for members of the Armed Forces?
How can I get help with my water bill?

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Who can help me with my personal income taxes?
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance and the US Internal Revenue Service provide information, forms and assistance regarding personal income taxes. Additionally, the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs enforces the "Tax Preparation Services Consumer Guide.."

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
Individual Taxpayer's Page - NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance
Tax Preparation Services Consumer Guide (PDF)
Federal Income Tax for Individuals - IRS



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How can I obtain property tax forms?
The Department of Finance offers a number of real estate tax exemption, refund, and registration forms for homeowners to download and file.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
Real Estate Tax Forms & Applications




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Can I pay property taxes online?
Yes. Visit the Department of Finance's "Online Payments" page for details.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
Online Payments



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How can I find out real estate tax rates?
Each year, the New York City Council sets the tax rate for each class of real property. The rate is applied to the property's taxable assessed value to determine the amount of real estate tax due for the year. Visit the Department of Finance online to find your real estate tax rate.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
Real Estate Tax Rates



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How can I learn about Real Estate Tax Exemptions and Abatements?
Visit the NYC Department of Finance online to learn about real estate tax exemptions and abatements.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
Real Estate Tax Exemptions and Abatements



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How can I learn about property tax information for members of the Armed Forces?
In order to comply with the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act (50 USC App ยงยง 501-590) and the New York State Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act (Military Law Article 13), the Department of Finance adopts the following policy:All active duty military personnel (or their representatives) who request relief from the Department will complete an affidavit. The affidavit includes the information about military service, and information about the requested relief from the Department of Finance including:a) The borough, block and lot of the applicable property. b) The individual's social security number, or employer identification number and the docketed tax warrants. c) The Environmental Control Board violation numbers and addresses. d) The individual's license plate numbers for vehicles. The license plate numbers will be used to locate the individual's parking judgments.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
Tax Information for Members of the US Armed Forces



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How can I get help with my water bill?
The Department of Environment Protection provides information on water meters and billing.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
Water Billing and Metering Information
View Your Water Bill Account Online



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