You are required to file a federal income tax return if your income is above a certain level, which varies depending on your filing status, age and the type of income you receive. However, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that some people should file even if they aren’t required to because they may get a refund if they had taxes withheld or they may qualify for refundable credits.
PERTH AMBOY — Emmy Hairston, daughter of Paris Hairston and Emma Serra of Carteret, was the first baby of the New Year born in the Dr. Sam Gordon Berkow Maternity Pavilion at Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy. Emmy, the couple’s first child, arrived Jan. 2 at 4:42 A.M., weighing 7 lbs, 1 ounce.
PLAINFIELD — A Plainfield man pleaded guilty to a January 2011 homicide, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced today.
War and mismanagement has left our nation deep in debt and our economy in shambles, but our treasury is far from empty. Inside the Washington Beltway or on Fox News or among con-artist conservatives and even Democratic defeatists, our country’s debt load was politically toxic in 2011.
A nonpartisan Congressional Research Service (CRS) study on income inequality reaffirmed the growing sense that the rich get richer and the poor get poorer.
The income tax filing season has begun and important tax documents should be arriving in your mailbox. Even though your return is not due until April, you can make tax time easier on yourself with an early start. Here are the Internal Revenue Service’s top 10 tips to ensure a smooth tax-filing process.
New outside spending groups, dubbed super PACs, that can accept unlimited donations from corporations and wealthy individuals, spent $12.9 million in Iowa and other early GOP battleground states through New Year’s Day, according to an analysis of federal data.
STATE – Over the past four years, AAA has recorded a steady increase in the average age of vehicles needing emergency roadside assistance. In 2008, the typical age of a vehicle needing roadside service was 6 years old. Today, that number has quickly grown to 9 years.
EDISON — This spring, you can learn how to be a great chef. “Today’s Table: Classes for Contemporary Cooks” will be held in the Crabiel Hall culinary lab and include tastings of food prepared by the chef and a copy of the recipes.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of the Treasury no longer offers paper U.S. Savings Bonds; the savings bond program went electronic after Dec. 31 – a move that is expected to save taxpayers $120 million over five years.