TRENTON – New Jersey’s Minimum Wage Advisory Commission recommended maintaining New Jersey’s minimum wage at the federal rate of $7.25 per hour, state Labor Commissioner Harold J. Wirths announced Friday.
Reentering the civilian workforce after a career in the armed forces can be challenging even during the best of times.
So many expenses, so few dollars saved. That’s the dilemma faced by millions of Americans – everyone from struggling college students to young families saving for a down payment to baby boomers approaching retirement.
NEWARK – The Office of the Attorney General and State Division of Consumer Affairs are offering seminars and tutorials to help college students understand credit, and avoid a history of bad credit that can cause long-lasting harm as they begin their careers and adult lives.
NEWARK – A task force led by the Office of the Attorney General and State Division of Consumer Affairs, along with the Bergen, Camden, Gloucester, Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean and Somerset county offices of consumer affairs, last week inspected 574 tax preparation offices statewide in search of false and misleading advertising of so-called “instant,” “same day” and “24 hour” tax refunds.
STATE – New Jersey’s state government will face a shortfall of up to $10.6 billion by 2016, according to a report by the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percentage point to 9.0 percent in January, according to data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics this morning.
STATE – The AMT. Form 1040EZ. W-2s and 1099s. What does it all mean? More importantly, how do you make sense of the forms and tax jargon to calculate your refund or – gulp – what you owe Uncle Sam.
MOUNTAINSIDE – Several Internal Revenue Service Taxpayer Assistance Centers in New Jersey will be open this Saturday, Feb. 5, for taxpayers eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
MOUNTAINSIDE — The Internal Revenue Service and partners nationwide mark the 5th Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day on Friday, Jan. 28. This initiative highlights the availability of one of the federal government’s largest benefit programs for working families and individuals.