In the past few recessionary years, most of us have gotten used to closely watching our expenses for everything from child rearing to college to retirement funding. Another important area where comparison shopping makes sense is funerals. Yes, funerals.
Are you getting married this summer? If you recently got married or are planning a wedding, the last thing on your mind is taxes. However, there are some important steps you need to take to avoid stress at tax time. Here are five tips from the IRS for newlyweds to keep in mind.
TRENTON—Statistics released this week by the New Jersey School Boards Association indicate that average teacher salary raises are dropping to the lowest point on record.
STATE – New unemployment claims increased in New Jersey for the week ending July 31, according to data released today by the federal Department of Labor.
ROSELAND – There are obviously many good reasons to maintain good health, but did you know there are some great financial reasons to do so, as well? The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) explains…
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that the third round of one-time, tax-free $250 rebate checks have been mailed to eligible Medicare beneficiaries whose drug costs are so high they have reached the Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage gap known as the “donut hole.”
Did you end up owing taxes this year? The vast majority of Americans get a tax refund from the IRS each spring, but those who receive a bill may not know that the IRS has a number of ways for people to pay.
Thanks to cherished family traditions like birthday celebrations and presents from Santa and the Tooth Fairy, today’s children are often bombarded with gifts from an early age.
Do you need assistance with a tax issue that can’t be handled online or on the phone? If you want to meet with an IRS representative face-to-face, come to your local IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. economy added 71,000 private sector jobs in July, according to U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis. That wasn’t enough to reduce the unemployment rate, which remained at 9.5 percent as overall employment declined by 131,000.