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10 Things Every Consumer Should Know
Debt Collection and Settlement Services
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Immigration Assistance
Nail Salons
Notario Público
NYC Tourists: Visiting NYC?
Pedicabs
Tax Preparers
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10 Things Every Consumer Should Know

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Debt Collection and Settlement Services

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Employment Agencies

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Funeral Planning

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Heating Oil Delivery

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Home Improvement

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Immigration Assistance

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Nail Salons

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Notario Público

In some Spanish-speaking countries, a Notario Público is a trained legal advisor. But in the United States, a Notary Public is NOT a trained legal advisor. The palm card describes the differences, and is available in English and Español (Spanish).


NYC Tourists: Visiting NYC?

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Pedicabs

Don't get taken for a ride. Download What You Need to Know about Pedicab Prices in English, Español (Spanish), 中文 - 简化字 (Chinese - Simplified), and Français (French)

Plan to ride in a pedicab? Before you do, know your rights! Get quick tips in English and Español (Spanish)


Tax Preparers

Tax preparers must give you a copy of your Consumer Bill of Rights Regarding Tax Preparers. Download a copy in:

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Did you know the City offers free tax preparation services to eligible New Yorkers? Also refund-boosting tax credits including the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and New York City Child Care Tax Credit (CCTC) can put extra money in your pocket! Learn more


Towing Services

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