As we continue our series profiling key members of our teams that help keep Lincoln Square clean, safe and beautiful, we’d like to introduce you to our crew from Goddard Riverside. The Green Keepers have been working for the Lincoln Square BID from...
For two weeks as of Wednesday, February 24, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)is only accepting applications from businesses with fewer than 20 employees. This is an effort to make sure federal funds are reserved for sole-proprietors and small employers. If your business employs fewer than 20 employees, we encourage you to consider applying during this 2-week window so your application will be prioritized.
New Con Edison Scam Alert
Scammers looking to rip off Con Edison customers have begun asking people to make payments by Cash App and Zelle. Con Edison does not support these platforms for payment. Any customer who gets a request to pay a Con Edison bill by Cash App or Zelle should beware that the person making the request is a scammer who will steal the money. Click here to learn more on avoiding Con Edison scams.
Donate a Site for New York Forward Rapid Test Program
The Empire State Development Fund is continuously looking for additional donated space across New York City that can become rapid testing locations. Donated sites must be in a commercially-zoned corridor, contain at least 750 square feet of open space and be available immediately for a minimum of six months. Sites must have street-level access, a restroom and be Americans With Disabilities Act-compliant. If you are interested in donating space,fill out this form developed in partnership with the Real Estate Board of New York.
Free Tax Preparation Resources
TheIRS Free File program, available only through IRS.gov or the IRS2Go app, offers brand-name tax preparation software packages at no cost. The software is free for those who earned $72,000 or less in 2020 and some of the Free File packages also offer free state tax return preparation. Taxpayers comfortable filling out tax forms electronically, can use Free File Fillable Forms, regardless of income, to file their tax returns either by mail or online.