MOUNTAINSIDE –– The Internal Revenue Service reminded all New Jersey taxpayers affected by Hurricane Irene that they have until Oct. 31 to meet certain tax filing and payment obligations and announced that e-File and Free File would remain available to accept their returns.
Many small employers that pay at least half of the premiums for employee health insurance coverage under a qualifying arrangement may be eligible for the small business health care tax credit, according to the Internal Revenue Service.
Admit it: You probably spend more time comparison shopping online than reviewing your annual benefits enrollment materials. That’s a big mistake because the money you could save by choosing the right employee benefits package probably far exceeds any savings you could get on a big-screen TV.
STATE – A majority of New Jersey residents (51 percent) feel that they’re worse off financially than they were a year ago, according to a quarterly consumer survey by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Silberman College of Business. About a quarter (26 percent) say they are about the same as a year ago, and about a quarter (23 percent) say they are better off.
STATE — Starting early next year, Bank of America will begin charging debit-card users a $5 per month fee to pay for purchases. Several other banks have also recently introduced or started testing debit card fees recently.
UNION — UCEDC, a statewide non-profit economic development corporation, is hosting a free workshop for local businesses interested in selling to the Picatinny Arsenal and other governmental agencies. The event is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at UCEDC’s headquarters in Union.
STATE – If you’ve registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and have not filed a flood insurance claim, don’t put it off any longer.
If you’ve got a high school senior, your household is probably knee-deep in senior-year activities – and expenses. Not to elevate your stress level, but this is probably a good time for you and your kid to start investigating how you’re going to finance college next fall. Seriously.
(StatePoint) If you’ve ever wondered where your hard earned money is going, it’s time to take a more thoughtful approach to your spending.
NEPTUNE – Disaster recovery officials continue to urge anyone affected by Hurricane Irene to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – even those survivors who are receiving insurance settlements.