HANNON ANNOUNCES NEW OPTION FOR NY STATE TAX REFUNDS
State to offer Pre-Paid ATM-style Cards in Addition to Check or Direct Deposit
Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau) announces New Yorkers have a new option other to receive a refund payment for their New York State income taxes. Currently, the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance offers either a check or direct deposit for their income tax refunds. Beginning next year, a new option of receiving a pre-paid ATM-style will be available
“This third option for those receiving income tax refunds is just an additional option for residents,” says Hannon. “It will be especially helpful to those who either do not have bank accounts, who don’t use direct deposit, or who simply don’t want to receive a check in the mail.”
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“Those who prefer to receive a check the old fashioned way, or who have used the direct deposit option will still have those two methods of refund available to them,” said Hannon.