NEWARK– As Americans file their income tax returns, New Jersey Citizen Action (NJCA) held a press conference today at its Free Tax Preparation Center in Newark to demand that the state Legislature and Gov. Chris Christie restore New Jersey’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) for working families.
ELIZABETH — General Electric made $14.2 billion in profit, yet calculated a 2010 corporate tax bill that added up to less than zero. Instead of paying taxes, the company will receive a $3.2 billion gift from the taxpayers.
TRENTON – The state’s unemployment rate climbed to 9.3 percent in March, up 0.1 percentage points from February, even as New Jersey employers added 4,600 jobs.
NEWARK – PSE&G is reminding customers still struggling to pay winter heating bills that they have only until May 2 to apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Those who have already received LIHEAP this winter season may also be eligible for additional LIHEAP emergency assistance.
I wouldn’t trade the experience of raising my two kids for anything, but I must admit that when my wife and I started planning our family, we had no idea how expensive it would be.
STATE – Nearly two-thirds of New Jersey residents are “very concerned” about price inflation, according to a quarterly consumer survey by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Silberman College of Business.
(NAPSI)—With high unemployment, plus concerns over rising gas prices and inflation, parents are seeking ways to cut the costs associated with getting teen drivers on the road.
(NAPSI)—While the number of cases involving identity fraud are down, certain consumer costs attributed to fraud actually increased in 2010. This demonstrates why consumers need to stay vigilant.
FLORHAM PARK — AAA released the results of its annual Your Driving Costs study on Wednesday, revealing a 3.4 percent rise in the yearly average costs to own and operate a sedan in the United States. The average costs rose 1.9 cents per mile to 58.5 center per mile ($8,776 per year), based on 15,000 miles of annual driving.
Each spring, millions of Americans look forward to receiving a hefty income tax refund. And it truly is “hefty” with the average federal refund in 2010 hovering around $3,000. That’s a lot of money to be giving the government through what is essentially a year-long, interest-free loan.