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Can You Get A Tax Credit for Adopting Homeless Pets?

Tax Credit for Adopting Homeless PetsYou may have heard about the bill in New York proposing a tax credit for citizens who adopt homeless pets from shelters. Last month, City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras introduced the new bill.

The general idea is that any citizen who adopts a homeless pet from a shelter will get a $100 tax break. This would encourage people to adopt more pets and give more attention to local shelters. Last year, Animal Care & Control of NYC took in more than 30,000 homeless dogs and cats – about 6,100 of those were adopted from a shelter.

It is simple: you save a pet, you save money.
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