Day: January 30, 2013

IRS Kicks Off 2013 Tax Season




WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service today opened the 2013 filing season by announcing a variety of enhanced products and services to help taxpayers prepare and file their tax returns by the April 15 deadline.

Rahway Funeral Home Serves As Movie Set




RAHWAY – The Petit-Davis Funeral Home in Rahway was recently the site of a movie shoot. Director Jesse Gustafson and writer/producer Nicole DeMasi chose the funeral home to be a key location in their film about an estranged father and son who are struggling to repair their relationship while attending two funerals in one day.

NJ Health Dept. Reminds Residents To Take Precautions To Avoid Norovirus




TRENTON — New Jersey is experiencing an increase in norovirus outbreaks and Health Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd reminds residents to take precautions to protect their health. Colds and flu are not the only infections that thrive in the winter. Norovirus – sometimes called the stomach flu, viral gastroenteritis, or food poisoning – also likes the colder weather.

Democrats Want To Keep NJ Retailers From Charging Credit Card Processing Fees




TRENTON – Spurred by a recent nationwide change to Visa and MasterCard regulations that allows retailers to impose credit card processing fees on customers, Senators Jim Whelan, Bob Gordon and Nia H. Gill yesterday introduced a consumer advocacy bill that would protect New Jersey residents from point-of-purchase surcharges for using their credit cards.