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IRS Urges Workers To Check Eligibility For 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.

New Jersey Residents Pessimistic About The Future

STATE – Two-thirds of New Jersey residents are not confident that life for their children’s generation will be better than it has been for them, according to the results of a new poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™.

Understanding Credit Scores

If you’ve tried to take out a loan or open a new credit account recently, you know that the days of easy credit are long gone. Lenders, insurers, landlords and even some employers are more diligently scrutinizing your credit history to see if you’re a worthwhile risk.

IRS To Start Processing Delayed Returns On Feb. 14; Most People Unaffected Can File Now

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service plans a Feb. 14 start date for processing tax returns delayed by last month’s tax law changes. The IRS reminded taxpayers affected by the delay they can begin preparing their tax returns immediately because many software providers are ready now to accept these returns.

Select IRS Offices Announce Saturday Hours

MOUNTAINSIDE – Several Internal Revenue Service Taxpayer Assistance Centers in New Jersey will be expanding service by opening its doors on Saturday Jan. 29 and Feb. 5 for taxpayers eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The expanded service is to help taxpayers who may not be able to seek assistance during the work week.