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A Reply to This Letter Could be Money in Your Pocket

Check your mailbox. If you are one of the 2,771 New York City residents to receive a letter from the Department of Finance about the 2018 Earned Income Tax Credit, reply immediately. You may be eligible to receive additional refunds of up to $6,431 from IRS.

The Department of Finance is alerting taxpayers who appear to qualify for but didn't claim the EITC on their 2018 federal returns. The letter includes instructions, all necessary forms, and information on how to get help. You must reply and provide all the requested information to receive the EITC. But, hurry you only have to April 15, 2022 to claim it.

If IRS and the state verify you are eligible, they will send you a check. All you have to do is reply to the letter...it could make your life a little easier.

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