WASHINGTON, D.C. — Employers that hired unemployed veterans during late 2011 and early 2012 had an expanded period to request the required certification for claiming the expanded Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC). That expanded period ends on Tuesday, June 19.
Rarely in history has the cause of a major economic problem been so clear yet have so few been willing to see it.
STATE — Hurricane season has started and the IRS encourages individuals and businesses to safeguard their tax records against natural disasters by taking a few simple steps.
STATE — New Jersey residents should be on the lookout for a new email phishing scam now circulating that targets Department of Defense military members, retirees and civilian employees.
STATE – While Gov. Chris Christie travels across the state on his “New Jersey Comeback” town hall tour, economic reports continue to challenge the idea that the Garden State’s economy is improving.
TRENTON – The Assembly Higher Education Committee Legislation approved Democrat-sponsored legislation that would forgive certain student loan debt in the event of the borrower’s death on Thursday.
UNION COUNTY – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Union County Economic Development Corporation announced the “Union County Means Business Loan Initiative,” a new program designed to help small businesses get access to low interest loans for equipment, inventory and other needs.
STATE – Taxpayers who still need to file their 2011 or prior year income tax return may still be eligible for free income tax assistance at one of several Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites still open in New Jersey.
BRIDGEWATER – The Somerset County Business Partnership Sustainable Somerset Committee and the Somerset County Energy Council will present a business-focused conference, “Sustainability: The New Competitive Edge” on Friday, June 8, from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.