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Federal, State and Local Taxes in Brooklyn

Brooklyn residents face many taxes: federal IRS taxes, New York State taxes, New York City taxes, income taxes, real estate taxes and more. While all of these taxes are the same as in other boroughs of New York City, there are many tax service providers, including IRS offices in Brooklyn, free tax clinics in Brooklyn, and accountants in Brooklyn who can help individuals and businesses comply with city, state and federal tax laws.

Income Tax 101 for Brooklyn Filers
Income Tax 101 for Brooklyn Filers: Basic information about filing federal, state and local taxes in Brooklyn, NY.

For IRS Tax Returns, What "County" and "City" Should Brooklyn Residents Use?
When Filing Income Tax Returns, What "County" and "City" Should Brooklyn Residents Use?

Brooklyn Taxes— What's the age limit for claiming children as dependents?
Brooklyn parents concerned about filing taxes this year may wonder: What's the age limit for claiming children as dependents?

Brooklyn Taxes and Divorce— Can Both Parents Claim the Child Deduction?

Where is the IRS Office in Brooklyn, NY?

Free Help with Taxes and IRS Issues in Brooklyn
For late filers, first time filers and others, Brooklyn offers some good free resources to understanding how and when to file federal, state and local taxes.

Three Ways to Save on Kids' Spring Clothes in Brooklyn, Without Even Trying
Thanks to a new tax break announced in April, 2011, Brooklyn (and NYC) shoppers automatically save over 4% of New York State taxes on footwear and clothing. But there's a hitch: the savings only applies if the total bill adds up to less than $55. Here's how to save money on spring clothes for kids, using this tax break.

For Tax Returns, What "County" and "City" Should Brooklyn Residents Use?
When Filing Income Tax Returns, What "County" and "City" Should Brooklyn Residents Use?

Brooklyn Taxes—What Are Tax Changes from the IRS This Year?
One of the most frequently asked tax questions, according to the IRS, is what are the new tax changes effective this year?

Millionaires in Brooklyn: How Many Are There? And Where Do They Live?
Brooklyn was once a borough of immigrants, strivers, working class pride, with only pockets of moneyed areas, decades of gentrification in Brooklyn have changed our demographics. How many millionaires live in Brooklyn today?

IRS Help: 30 Places to Get Tax Forms Done Free & in Person, in Brooklyn
Need help with filling out your tax forms for the IRS? If you meet certain income criteria, or are a senior, you can get free personal assistance in filling out your IRS returns. Here are over two dozen locations in Brooklyn, offering translation services, convenient hours and services approved by the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs.

Avoid "Instant" or "24 Hour" Tax Refund Loans,Says NY Consumer Affairs
A lot of Brooklyn residents dread tax season, and for good reason: it's frustrating to have shelled out a lot of money for taxes, and then have to wait for that refund. But don't get fooled into signing onto a RAL, or "24 hour refund" or "instant refund." Here's why you should avoid the Refund Anticipation Loan.

Taxes: 15 Smart Things to Know to Save Hassle, Money on April 15

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