The City Encourages Everyone Who Earned $68,000 Or Less In 2020 To File For Free Using NYC Tax Prep

Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today kicked off the 2021 tax season with the launch of the Agency’s 19th annual tax season initiative. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: DCWP Warns New Yorkers About Scam Related To COVID-19

Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today warned New Yorkers of scams related to COVID-19 to protect consumers’ identity and money. Continue Reading →

DCWP Commissioner Salas Extends Its Emergency Price Gouging Rule And Proposes New Rule

Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced that the Agency has extended its emergency price gouging Rule, which was scheduled to expire this week, for an additional 60 days. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: Mayor de Blasio And Commissioner Salas Prosecute Repeat Price Gougers

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the Department has filed three additional cases against repeat price gougers. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio And Others Announce Expanded Capacity For COVID-19 Testing

Mayor de Blasio announced today that beginning Thursday, March 19th, NYC Health + Hospitals will expand their COVID-19 testing capacity by 5,000 tests per day through a partnership with OPKO Healths BioReference Laboratories. Continue Reading →

DCWP Announces Proposed Rules To Protect Limited English Consumers From Harlem To Hollis

Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Lorelei Salas announced today new proposed rules to protect Limited English Proficiency (LEP) consumers from deceptive debt collection practices. Continue Reading →


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