NEWARK – Wayne Puff, the ringleader of a massive Ponzi scheme which defrauded hundreds of investors and mortgage lenders of more than $100 million through a purported real estate investment business, was sentenced to 216 months in federal prison yesterday, First Assistant U.S. Attorney Ralph J. Marra, Jr., announced.
NEWARK—The Office of the Attorney General and its Division of Consumer Affairs today advised residents to remain cautious of potential scams when they receive donation requests to aid victims of this week’s earthquake in Haiti.
MOUNTAINSIDE — IRS e-file, the popular electronic tax return preparation and delivery service used by two-thirds of New Jersey filers, opens for business today. In New Jersey, nearly 2.8 million e-filed last year out of the 4.2 million returns filed.
TRENTON – A six-bill package to simplify many of New Jersey’s corporate governance statutes is now law. Two of the bills were signed Monday. Four others had been previously signed.
People use debt to finance any number of purchases, and borrowing money for a worthwhile purchase is not always a bad idea. However, some buys are worth financing over time and others are not.
ROSELAND – While bankruptcy offers both individuals and businesses financial protection, it’s not a cure-all, advises the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants.
MOUNTAINSIDE—While the tax filing deadline is about three months away, it always seems to be here before you know it. Here are the Internal Revenue Service’s top 5 tips that will help your tax filing process run smoother than ever this year.
A key feature in last year’s economic stimulus bill was the federal income tax credit designed to help first-time homebuyers. Now, as part of legislation signed by President Obama in November 2009, that tax credit has been extended – as well as expanded to include a credit for current homebuyers looking to buy a new primary residence.
When it comes to inflation, 2009 was a good news/bad news kind of year – with a few mixed messages thrown in for good measure.
CRANFORD—A representative of SCORE will provide a free seminar, “Prepare for Tax Time,” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 7 p.m.