The House of Representatives has the opportunity this week to extend tax cuts for all Americans and dramatically reduce the uncertainty surrounding the so-called “fiscal cliff” at the end of the year. If the House approves legislation the Senate passed last week, President Barack Obama stands ready to sign it into law immediately.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is an independent organization within the IRS that helps taxpayers who are experiencing unresolved federal tax problems.
Middle-class families may have gotten some relief in the second quarter of 2012 due to slightly lower gasoline prices compared to the first quarter of the year, but billions of dollars in big profits continue to pile up at the Big Oil companies.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) today announced his co-sponsorship of the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2012.
The worst economy since the Great Depression and you might think at least one of the candidates would come up with a few big ideas for how to get us out of it.
STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.45 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.50 per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.
Much was made of the size and complexity of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act when President Obama signed it into law in 2010. But now that the Supreme Court has upheld much of the act’s constitutionality, it’s a good time to review key provisions that have already gone live and to plot out what’s expected to happen in the next two years.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — If you are opening a new business this summer, the IRS has some basic federal tax information to help you get started.
EDISON – When the proverbial money pie depicting the distribution of income in New Jersey during the past decade finally was divided, the rich gained by far the biggest helping, while most others in the state wound up with slim pickings – if even that.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The IRS uses a variety of technologies to help you get the tax information you need. Here are six ways the IRS uses social media to share information on tax changes, initiatives, products and services: