WASHINGTON, D.C. — The tax deadline may have just passed but planning for next year can start now. The IRS reminds taxpayers that being organized and planning ahead can save time, money and headaches in 2013. Here are eight things you can do now to make next April 15 easier.
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TRENTON— In an attempt to jump start action on stalled legislation to prohibit cash payments to public employees for unused sick leave, Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) said he will submit new legislation designed to eliminate legal objections that have prevented Democrats from taking up the issue.
The recent news from the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation that health insurers will have to send rebate checks totaling more than $1.3 billion to Americans this summer was especially gratifying to me. It more than justified my decision three years ago to clue members of Congress in on how insurance companies have systematically been devoting ever-increasing portions of our premium dollars to rewarding their shareholders and top executives.
STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.71 per gallon yesterday, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.81 per gallon.