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.
TRENTON – Tax revenue collection are 3.8 percent above projections for the first five months of the fiscal year, according to state Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff.
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.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A coalition of educational and nonprofit organizations will be offering free tax preparation services to the community this coming tax season.
TRENTON — The Assembly Regulatory and Oversight Committee unanimously approved a measure sponsored by state Sen. Raymond Lesniak (D-Elizabeth) that would allow Internet gambling – including online poker – in New Jersey.
ROSELAND – The holidays are a joyous – and potentially expensive – time of year. In fact, according to a 2009 Consumer Reports survey, consumers said they planned on spending an average of $699 on gifts, but they admitted to actually shelling out an average of $811.
MOUNTAINSIDE – The Internal Revenue Service announced the availability of expanded Twitter feeds to share timely information with taxpayers and the tax professional community.
TRENTON — The Assembly Regulatory and Oversight Committee will meet today to consider a package of bills that aims to enhance and modernize the state’s gaming and horse racing industries.
TRENTON – Legislation to create the Back to Work NJ program intended to stimulate job growth by allowing unemployed New Jerseyans to receive workplace training from a potential employer was released Wednesday by an Assembly panel.
TRENTON – The Assembly Budget Committee on Wednesday approved a bill to provide Corporate Business and Gross Income Tax credits to employers who hire post-secondary students for internships.