Before you file your 2011 federal income tax return in 2012, you should be aware of a few important tax changes that took effect in 2011. Check www.IRS.gov before you file for updates on any new legislation that may affect your tax return.
CLARK – Clark’s Township Council voted this week to move school board elections from April to November. The move will save money by reducing the number of elections held during the year, and it is hoped that the change will increase voter participation.
EDISON — “Pink Day,” a program in which the Middlesex County College and Ocean County College basketball teams supported breast cancer awareness, was held at Middlesex on Tuesday, Feb. 7.
TRENTON – Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is worth up to $250 million. No one has won the game’s top prize since a Pennsylvania couple claimed the jackpot worth $128.8 million in the Christmas Eve drawing last year.
A mysterious corporate donor to an outside spending group supporting Mitt Romney’s campaign for president isn’t a corporation at all, but a former executive of Romney’s old employer, Bain & Co., and his wife, according to records.
TRENTON – A former fiscal analyst for the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development has pleaded guilty to stealing approximately $18,525 in state funds by issuing unauthorized government checks, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced today.
Many people may not realize the Social Security benefits they received in 2011 may be taxable. All Social Security recipients should receive a Form SSA-1099 from the Social Security Administration which shows the total amount of their benefits. You can use this information to help you determine if your benefits are taxable. Here are seven tips from the IRS to help you:
WESTFIELD – Gov. Chris Christie will hold a town hall meeting at the Westfield National Guard Armory located at 500 Rahway Avenue, on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Doors will open at 9:45 a.m. and seating is on a first come, first served basis.
TRENTON – A bill which would expand employment opportunities for certain ex-offenders was unanimously approved by the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee Monday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of a continuing effort to improve service to taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service announced the availability of a new online tool to help people easily find a location for volunteer tax preparation assistance.