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New for 2010: Tax Credit Helps Small Employers Provide Health Insurance Coverage

WASHINGTON, D.C. ? Many small businesses and tax-exempt organizations that provide health insurance coverage to their employees now qualify for a special tax credit, according to the Internal Revenue Service.

Nearly a Quarter of All Unemployed Americans Jobless For a Year or More – A Post-War High

[unemployment] WASHINGTON, D.C. — Twenty-three percent of America’s unemployed have been jobless for a year or longer, the highest rate since World War II, according to a study released this week by the Pew Economic Policy Group.

Getting Out from Under Debt

Are you having trouble managing a heavy debt load? If so, you’re not alone. Households with credit cards have an average of nearly $11,000 in debt in these accounts, according to the latest figures from the Nilson Report, which follows credit card transactions.

Tax Issues for the Unemployed

Many Americans have experienced tough times in the last year or so, including the loss of a job. If you’re uncertain how the tax laws apply to those who are unemployed or seeking a new position, the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) offers some timely tax season advice:

Financial Aid For Special Needs Children

Raising a family is challenging, even under the best circumstances. For those with special needs children, however, the emotional – and financial – stakes are raised dramatically. Medical bills and specialized care often far outweigh normal costs.