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Tax Tips: What You Need to Know About Write Offs And Donations

Knowing what you can legitimately deduct off your taxes and what receipts you didn’t need to hold on to after all, can help both you and your accountant avoid a lot of headaches.

04/07/2015

Vigil held at memorial for slain officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

President Obama Signs Law On Donations To Slain NYPD Officers’ Families

The new legislation extends the deadline to April 15 — the same deadline for Americans to file their personal income taxes.

04/01/2015

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5,000 Pounds Of Food Donated To 3 Major Organizations In New York City

Sunday’s effort kicked off a campaign in New York City called Feeding Our Neighbors, which will run through Feb. 1.

01/11/2015

The group 'Pay Away the Layaway' pays off layaway balances at K-Mart and other retailers in time for Christmas. (Credit: CBS2)

Group Pays Off Families’ Layaway Balances In Time For Christmas

A group has made its mission to spread Christmas kindness this holiday season, and the group is doing it one layaway at a time.

12/15/2014

Clothing donations will get shoppers a discount at Veda boutique in SoHo. (Credit: CBS2)

Many Retailers Offering Discounts For Donations To Charity

Black Friday and Cyber Monday offer consumers great deals, and now, some companies are going one better.

11/27/2014

Toys collected in Huntington/file (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Toys For Tots Kicks Off Season Of Giving

Toys for Tots is the largest holiday toy drive program in the nation.

10/27/2014

Dog at Bergen County Protect and Rescue Foundation in Cliffside Park (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey No-Kill Animal Shelter In Need Of Donations, Transport Vans

For three years stray cats and dogs have found love, shelter and safe haven at the Bergen County Protect and Rescue Foundation in Cliffside Park.

08/04/2014

Salvation Army Cadets sing and dance for donations outside of Penn Station. (Credit CBS 2)

Salvation Army Cadets Are On A Mission To Dance For The Poor

It’s Christmas time in the city! The season is known for holiday staples like the tree at Rockefeller Center, and the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall.

12/13/2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (file / credit: AG's Office)

AG: L.I. ‘Scam Artist’ Duped Customers With Kidney Transplant Service

A Long Island “scam artist” has agreed to close up shop after authorities said he charged desperate customers to facilitate kidney donations, a violation of state and federal law.

11/25/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Bill de Blasio (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Quinn Slams De Blasio Over Report About Meeting With ‘Slumlord’

City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn attacked rival Bill de Blasio on Sunday, after a newspaper report claimed he met with a “slumlord” on Staten Island.

09/01/2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman holds a press conference in Breezy Point, Queens on charities that collected money for superstorm Sandy relief, July 17, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

New York AG Report Finds 42 Percent Of Sandy Donations Unspent

Speaking to reporters Wednesday in the flood- and fire-ravaged Breezy Point section of Queens, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman questioned whether aid money has been spent urgently enough in the nearly nine months since the storm.

07/17/2013

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Met Museum Spokesman: Claims About Admissions Policy Are ‘Fiction’

A spokesman for the Metropolitan Museum of Art dismissed as “a total fiction” claims in a published report that the museum bases pay for its cashiers on how much money they bring in despite its policy of only demanding a suggested donation.

07/07/2013

A sign near Chalk Hill Middle school greets students from Sandy Hook on December 18, 2012 in Monroe, Connecticut. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Congresswoman Proposes Incentives To Get Donations To Build New School

Under the proposal, defense contractors that make financial or in-kind donations to help rebuild elementary or secondary schools affected by violent or traumatic events would receive preference for Department of Defense contracts.

06/11/2013

Josh Lockwood of the Red Cross of Greater New York announces a grant for the Brooklyn Community Foundation, May 29, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS880)

Red Cross Defends Sandy Spending, Noting Long-Term Needs

Some advocates suggested the relief organization should have acted with more urgency in the weeks after the storm and left long-haul recovery tasks to someone else.

05/29/2013

People receive aid from a Red Cross mobile distribution center on January 4, 2013 in the Midland Beach area of Staten Island, Jan. 4, 2013. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Red Cross Sandy Donations Remain Unspent; Jersey Shore Residents Frustrated

While President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced the Jersey Shore was “open for business” Tuesday, some residents said they are still in sad shape seven months after Superstorm Sandy – and would like the American Red Cross to step up.

05/28/2013

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