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Mayor Bill de Blasio, Health Commissioner Mary Bassett and City Council Members announce sweeping legislation to curb smoking and tobacco usage. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

New Efforts At Reducing Cigarette Smoking

  On Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a series of legislative proposals aimed at reducing the number of smokers in New York City by 160,000 over the next three years. De Blasio said, “big tobacco is public enemy […]

Opinion: Kolb Speaks Out on State Budget

Opinion: Kolb Speaks Out on State Budget

“After an inexcusable delay, Albany has arrived at a 2017-18 State Budget. The entire process has been rife with dysfunction and clearly demonstrates the system is broken. In addition to being a week late, the 2017-18 spending plan was preceded […]

by · April 9, 2017 · Government, Op Ed
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Op-Ed: BUDGET MUST STOP THE BLEEDING FROM “1,000 CUTS”

BUDGET MUST STOP THE BLEEDING FROM “1,000 CUTS” by Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R-Canandaigua) Earlier this week, I testified in front of the Albany County Legislature to urge its members to vote against expanding an unnecessary ban on polystyrene […]

by · March 19, 2017 · Op Ed
Op-Ed: DOWNWARD PRESSURE FROM ALBANY CRUSHING LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, DRIVING UP TAXES

Op-Ed: DOWNWARD PRESSURE FROM ALBANY CRUSHING LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, DRIVING UP TAXES

By Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R-Canandaigua) New Yorkers pay the highest property taxes in the nation. It’s a dubious distinction that has plagued the Empire State for years. It is almost certainly a key element in another harsh […]

by · February 26, 2017 · Government, Op Ed
UNHP Financial Fitness Open House – Housing, Taxes, Immigration, Banking and more!, January 18

UNHP Financial Fitness Open House – Housing, Taxes, Immigration, Banking and more!, January 18

You are invited to the UNHP Financial Fitness Open House Wednesday, January 18 from 1pm until 6:30 pm at Refuge House 2751 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY Attendees will receive priority booking for a free tax appointment and on the spot […]

Employers Face New Jan. 31 W-2 Filing Deadline; Some Refunds Delayed Until Feb. 15

Employers Face New Jan. 31 W-2 Filing Deadline; Some Refunds Delayed Until Feb. 15

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service reminds employers and small businesses of a new Jan. 31 filing deadline for Forms W-2. The IRS must also hold some refunds until Feb. 15.   A new federal law, aimed at making it easier for […]

by · October 30, 2016 · Business, Government
President-elect Donald J. Trump won a stunning and decisive victory over Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday November 8.

Financial Focus: Donald Trump Is A Tax Genius

Financial Focus: Donald Trump has not paid taxes in 3 decades; He’s a genius! Just like personal itemized tax deductions and credits — all designed to lower our income and allowing us to pay less or, in some cases, no […]

Financial Focus: Trump vs Clinton — Their Tax Plan (Part 3)

Financial Focus: Trump vs Clinton — Their Tax Plan (Part 3)

Trump vs Clinton: Their Tax Plan, Our Economy, Your pocketbook. Who wins? Who loses? (Part 3) By Anthony Rivieccio, MBA If you followed the first two parts of our story, let’s remember some of the simple but most important things we […]

by · September 9, 2016 · Financial Focus, Personal Finance
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Financial Focus: Trump vs Clinton: Their tax plan and our Economy: Who wins, who loses!

Trump vs Clinton: Their Tax Plans and our Economy — Who wins, who loses!  (Part 2 of 3) Anthony Rivieccio, MBA For this discussion it will be helpful to think of our economy as working on four buckets of ” […]

Financial Focus: Trump vs Clinton And Your Pocketbook

Financial Focus: Trump vs Clinton And Your Pocketbook

Trump vs Clinton Who’s right for your (and America’s)  pocketbook? (Part 1 of 3) Anthony Rivieccio, MBA, PFA If the fight for the presidency comes down to economics (and pocketbook issues) this election day, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are offering two […]

Financial Focus: Start Tax Planning Now

Financial Focus: Start Tax Planning Now

So you want a bigger tax refund next year? Start tax planning now.   by Anthony Rivieccio MBA, PFA So, you got your tax refund! Happy? Should it be bigger? Do you want a larger refund next year? If so, then […]

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Op-Ed: Hillary Clinton vs Donald Trump

Political Corruption vs. Crazy Business Smart By Dennis A Conforto  It appears the presidential race is narrowing down to two candidates, Clinton and Trump. Hillary Clinton, in my opinion, is the most politically and morally corrupt candidate to ever run […]

by · March 13, 2016 · Op Ed
U.S. News & World Report Ranks the 100 Best Places to Live

U.S. News & World Report Ranks the 100 Best Places to Live

U.S. News & World Report Ranks the 100 Best Places to Live Denver, Colorado, is #1; followed by #2 Austin, #3 Fayetteville, and #96 New York City U.S. News & World Report ranked the 2016 Best Places to Live in the […]

by · March 3, 2016 · News
Financial Focus: Is there a time bomb in Donald Trump’s tax returns

Financial Focus: Is there a time bomb in Donald Trump’s tax returns

Is there a time bomb in Donald Trump’s tax returns Since the first day the Donald announced that he was running for President, he said he would release his financial information. When Mr. Trump says he’ll release his financial information, he […]

by · February 25, 2016 · Financial Focus, Politics
Financial Focus: IRS Audit Cometh

Financial Focus: IRS Audit Cometh

Financial Focus: I got an IRS letter for an audit; what do I do? On a scale of 1 to 10 (10 being the worst), being audited by the IRS could be a 10. Audits can be bad and can result in […]