WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hiding income offshore, identity theft and return preparer fraud topped the IRS’s list of tax scams in 2011. The Internal Revenue Service issues an annual list of the top 12 tax scams, known as the “Dirty Dozen.”
TRENTON–With the heat index soaring to 110 degrees today, the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) urges the elderly, disabled and those with chronic medical conditions to drink plenty of water and visit senior or cooling centers if they do not have air conditioning.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Donald Payne (D-Newark) signed a letter launched by the House Progressive Caucus opposing any deal that cuts Social Security, Medicare, or Medicaid benefits in order to raise the debt ceiling.
TRENTON – Preliminary estimates showed that private sector employment in New Jersey continued an upward trend, with employers adding 6,400 jobs in June — the fifth consecutive month of private sector job gains. However, overall employment gains were more modest, thanks to a public sector decline of 4,700 jobs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — If you have too little federal tax withheld from your pay, you could end up owing a lot of money when you file your taxes. If you withhold too much, you will get a large refund next year, but that means you gave up the use of your money for several months during the year.
If you’ve ever fallen far behind on paying your bills, you know what it’s like to dread whenever the phone rings: What if it’s another bill collector? Ignoring the call – like ignoring a toothache – is never a good idea. Sooner or later, you’re going to have to deal with the situation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bureau of the Public Debt announced Wednesday that as of Jan. 1, 2012, paper savings bonds will no longer be sold at financial institutions. The move is expected to save American taxpayers approximately $70 million over the first five years.
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.
Budgets are like diets: No single approach works for everyone; overly complicated plans rarely work for long; and sometimes it takes a few tries before you get it right.
STATE — Taxpayers who may have difficulty getting to an IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center during normal business hours Monday through Friday can visit an IRS office located at 100 Dey Place, Edison; 20 Washington Place, Newark or 600 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. on Saturday, July 16, from 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.