State and local tax deductions at risk

Many temporary federal tax provisions expired at the end of 2013 and while policymakers have routinely extended many of these provisions over the past decade, action on a package of “extenders” in 2014 remains uncertain. Among the expired provisions is the…

Democracy in action, November 2014

All 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives are contested, along with 36 of the 100 U.S. Senate seats and hundreds of local or state offices in the upcoming elections. Voting rules vary from state to state, but now is the time to…

Clark opens registration for fall recreation programs

Registration for basketball is now taking place at the Clark Township municipal office building, located at 430 Westfield Avenue. Players may mail in registration forms, come in person to the municipal office building, or deliver applications to the recreation department…

Veterans may apply for property tax deduction

The American Legion is reminding honorably discharged, war period veterans that they may be eligible for a $250 property tax deduction on homes they own and occupy in New Jersey. To qualify for the deduction on next year’s taxes, an…

Arab Bank liable for supporting terrorism

A federal jury on Monday found Arab Bank liable for knowingly supporting terrorism efforts connected to two dozen attacks in the Middle East, the first time a bank has ever been held liable in a civil suit under a broad…