CPAs Launch Social Media Initiatives To Spread Financial Literacy Message

ROSELAND – The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) has turned to social networking sites Facebook and Twitter to help meet the urgent and growing need for more and better financial education for adults and children.

Business Association Launches “Save New Jersey Jobs” Website

STATE—With Labor Day behind us and the November elections fast approaching, New Jersey’s leading small business association—the National Federation of Independent Business—has launched a campaign to help focus voter attention on Saving New Jersey jobs.

Special IRS Web Section Highlights Back-to-School Tax Breaks

MOUNTAINSIDE— In support of the Obama Administration’s efforts to promote access and affordability of college education, the Internal Revenue Service launched a new web section highlighting various tax breaks and 529 plan changes designed to help parents and students pay for college.

Don’t Insure Everything, Just The Things You Might Mind Losing

ELIZABETH – A new survey commissioned by Allstate Insurance Company, parent company of Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company (Allstate New Jersey), reveals Garden State college-aged adults are acquiring things at a prodigious pace. However, protecting those things is of little concern – to themselves or the parents who support them.

IRS Eases “Labor Days” For Small Businesses

MOUNTAINSIDE — For many citizens, owning and running a successful business is part of the American dream. And while most Americans take the day off in celebration of Labor Day, the Internal Revenue Service is ready to assist the nation’s small business owners and self-employed taxpayers.

Stimulus Credit May Cause A Bigger Tax Bill

STATE—September marks the sixth month of President Obama’s economic stimulus tax credit boosting American paychecks. While the credit put more money directly into people’s pockets, it may have some unintended consequences. Many may see a big tax bill come April 15, 2010.