Perth Amboy Hosts Workshop For 1st-Time Entrepreneurs Tonight

PERTH AMBOY — The City of Perth Amboy, in conjunction with the Perth Amboy Business Improvement District (BID) and the Perth Amboy Urban Enterprise Zone will hold a small business workshop for first-time entrepreneurs on Jan. 19.

IRS Reminds Small Charities to Check Their Reporting Requirements Because They May Have Gotten Simpler

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service announced that small tax-exempt organizations may be able to shift to the simpler Form 990-N (e-Postcard) for their 2010 annual information reporting.

Bank President Discusses What It Takes To Get A Business Loan

Though businesses may be hearing that credit is hard to come by, for many qualified borrowers, financing is available. The key is to be prepared and have all of your financial ducks in a row. Here are eight tips borrowers should consider before applying for a business loan:

Get The Most Out Of Your Gift Cards

If someone gave you a $50 bill, you probably wouldn’t just stick it in a drawer and forget it. But that’s essentially what happens to billions of dollars worth of gift cards each year – people either lose or forget about them, or never use up their balances.

IRS Offers Tips in Choosing a Tax Return Preparer This Tax Season

MOUNTAINSIDE – The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers to choose carefully when hiring an individual or firm to prepare their tax returns. Taxpayers are responsible for the information on their tax returns even if prepared by someone else.