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Want to adopt a rescue dog or cat? Here's how you can get a tax credit on your adoption

Posted at 9:06 AM, Feb 06, 2020

ALBANY, N.Y. (WKBW) — If you're planning on adopting a rescue dog or cat, a proposed bill in the New York state Senate would give you a tax credit.

A bill sponsored by Sen. Phil Boyle (R-Bay Shore) would provide a $100 tax credit for each cat or dog adopted from a shelter.

This would apply to a maximum of three cats or dogs per year.

The bill is currently in committee.

You can find the entire text of the bill here.