IRS Warns Of Tax Scam

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service is encouraging taxpayers to guard against being misled by unscrupulous individuals trying to persuade them to file false claims for tax credits or rebates.

The Military Industrial Complex: The Enemy from Within

If there is any absolute maxim by which the federal government seems to operate, it is that the American taxpayer always gets ripped off, and Americans would do well to keep that in mind as Congress and the White House debate whether or not to raise the debt ceiling from its current high of $14.3 trillion.

Roselle Man Sentenced To 3 Years For Tax Fraud

TRENTON – A Roselle man was sentenced today to 37 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to file thousands of false and fraudulent federal income tax returns that caused the IRS to issue over $3 million in refund checks, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Democrats Unsuccessful In Bid To Override Budget Vetoes

TRENTON – Senate Democrats have been unsuccessful in their attempts to overturn Gov. Chris Christie’s line-item vetoes of spending items in New Jersey’s current fiscal year budget.

Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) placed 39 resolutions on today’s voting agenda to restore specific spending items cut by the governor. Both the Senate and Assembly would need to approve the resolutions by a two-thirds majority to overturn the governor’s vetoes.

Wisneiewski To Introduce Bill Inspired By Casey Anthony Trial

TRENTON – Asm. John Wisniewski today announced he will introduce a bill designed to assist law enforcement in the search for abducted children, and increase the chances of determining cause of death in death investigations, in light of the circumstances that played out before the whole country in the trial of Casey Anthony.

Senate Democrats Try To Override Governor’s Budget Vetoes

STATE – One in six state residents will be adversely affected by line-item vetoes to two programs in the budget that Gov. Chris Christie signed into law, according to Raymond J. Castro, a New Jersey Policy Perspective senior policy analyst.