Comptrollers - OLR - IRS - Free Tax Prep

Office of the New York City Comptroller - Scott M. Stringer 

  • 1 Centre Street, Room 517, New York, NY 10007
  • (212) 669-3916                                                                               

Office of the New York State Comptroller - Thomas P. DiNapoli                           

  • Albany Office: 110 State Street, Albany, NY 12236
  • (518) 474-4044
  • NYC Office: 59 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038
  • (212) 383-1600
  • General inquiries:  

Office of Labor Relations (OLR) - Health Benefits Program                                                              

  • 22 Cortlandt Street, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10007
  • (212) 513-0470
  • Note: Due to the closure of the OLR office, for retirees who mailed or faxed forms or correspondence March 11, 2020 or after, OLR cannot access or process that form. Please resubmit your documents following the instructions on the OLR website at
  • medicare Part B 2022 Reimbursement

    Medicare-eligible retirees and their Medicare-eligible dependents will be reimbursed annually for the standard Medicare Part B amount of $170.10 per month ($170.10 x 12 months = $2,041.20), excluding any penalties and late enrollment fees, and subject to be pro-rated. 2022 Medicare Part B reimbursements will be issued in April 2023.  Please check your bank account/statement (or the mail, if you are receiving a physical check). If you already submitted your Medicare Part A & B card to the Health Benefits Program, this payment is automatic and you will receive it annually.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)                                                                                               

Free Tax Preparation Options

Food Bank for NYC. Food Bank for NYC offers free, contactless tax preparation services for low-income New Yorkers. Get the refunds and credits you may be entitled to, including the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Free tax prep is available at: Call 646-981-6111, Monday through Friday, 10 AM to 4 PM, or email: The deadline to file is April 18, 2023.

The NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) is excited to coordinate the City’s annual Tax Season Initiative. New Yorkers who earned $80,000 or less (for families with dependents) or $56,000 or less (for individuals) during 2022 can use NYC Free Tax Prep to file with the help of IRS-certified volunteer preparers. For information about free Tax Prep services and eligibility for tax credits, visit or call 311.

DC 37's Municipal Employees Legal Services recently hosted a virtual Tax Tips webinar to review tax preparation options for members and retirees. For details and to see the video and slides from the webinar, please click here.