Proposed Bill Gives Tax Deduction To First Responders

first_imgStock image by Justin Gould/WNYNewsNow.ALBANY – New legislation was introduced in New York to thank first responders for their work on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.The proposed bill, which comes one day before the traditional deadline for filing taxes, would create a tax deduction of up to $5,000 for medical professionals, certified first responders, and EMTs for personal protective equipment and travel expenses related to the pandemic.Once passed, the bill would apply to the 2020 taxable year. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img

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