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Tax Season Starts on Time for Most Taxpayers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following the tax law changes earlier this month, the Internal Revenue Service announced the upcoming tax season will start on time for most people, but taxpayers affected by three recently reinstated deductions need to wait until mid- to late February to file their individual tax returns.

Healthcare Reforms Kick Into Gear

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act President Obama signed on March 23, 2010, set in motion a wide range of healthcare reforms. Although many of its more sweeping changes won’t be fully activated until 2014, several key elements already went live, effective September 23, 2010.

How To Celebrate The Season Without Breaking The Bank

ROSELAND – Whether you’re short on cash this year or not, the holidays don’t have to break the proverbial bank. Sometimes the gifts that are appreciated the most are the ones that are smaller, carry sentimental value, or are simply the gift of time.

Democrats Criticize DeCroce For Comments About Unemployed Workers

TRENTON – Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver criticized Assembly Minority Leader Alex DeCroce for comments he made yesterday at a New Jersey Business and Industry Association-sponsored event in Iselin.

NJ Added 10,000 Jobs In November; Unemployment Remains At 9.2%

TRENTON– New Jersey’s economy added 10,000 jobs in November, led by hiring among the state’s private sector employers, according to information released by the state Department of Labor. The state’s unemployment rate held steady at 9.2 percent, remaining below the national rate of 9.8 percent.

Make Sure You Are Cyber Secure

When Ben Franklin famously wrote, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” I’m pretty sure he wasn’t warning his readers about the perils of cyber crime. But in today’s world of phishing, shoulder-surfing and computer spyware, his advice hits home.