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.
Dear EarthTalk: In my business courses in college, we were taught that ecological degradation was an “externality”—something outside the purview of economic analyses. Now that the environment is of such concern, are economists beginning to rethink this? — Josh Dawson, Flagstaff, AZ
STATE – At least one New Jersey lawmaker has concerns about President Barack Obama’s compromise plan to preserve Bush-era tax cuts that was unveiled yesterday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service has issued the 2011 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The nation’s unemployment rate climbed to 9.8 percent in November, according to data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics today. For the past three months, it had held steady at 9.6 percent.
Today’s challenging economy is causing even the most financially secure consumers to be cost-conscious this holiday season. To help consumers avoid credit card debt and an empty wallet, The Provident Bank is offering some cash-saving tips.