Earned Income Tax Fact Sheet

This Earned Income Tax Fact Sheet post originally appeared on National EITC Outreach Partnership site. Photo: (Phillip Ingham) The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), enacted by Congress in the 1975, is a federal tax credit available to assist working families and individuals. The EITC has several important benefits: it reduces the tax burden on workers … Read moreEarned Income Tax Fact Sheet

New Rules Take Aim At Deceptive Debt Collection

New court rules and new state regulations have been adopted to protect consumers and ensure a fair legal process. Over 100,000 credit card debt collection cases are brought every year against ordinary consumers in New York State, many of whom are elderly or disadvantaged. Often these cases get to court through deceptive debt collection practices. … Read moreNew Rules Take Aim At Deceptive Debt Collection

Live in Buffalo and are dealing with consumer issues? Western New York Law Center can help

The Western New York Law Center has a program to provide legal help with consumer debt, offering consumers assistance with garnishments, credit default judgments and other issues. The Law Center is offering this program because of what they call a  “troubling trend” in consumer debt cases in court. In 2013, for instance, 15,201, or 90 … Read moreLive in Buffalo and are dealing with consumer issues? Western New York Law Center can help