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Tax-Related Identity Theft: The Importance Of Protecting Your Social Security Number

With your social security number, criminals can open accounts in your name, potentially leaving you stuck with fraudulent charges.

09/08/2014

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Is A House Cleaner An Employee?

How you pay your house keeper, and how much control you have over the job and the hours, will, in part, determine whether he or she is an employee or independent contractor.

08/22/2014

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Governor Corbett Considering Special Legislative Session To Deal With Pension Crisis

Dom Giordano talked with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about what he calls a crisis with public employee’s pensions.

07/22/2014

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Waitress Has To Give Back Big Tip

Company policy requires a Waffle House waitress to return a huge tip – possibly because her accepting it would have had huge tax implications.

07/01/2014

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Christie Vows To Veto Tax Hikes, Judge Then Rules NJ Can Cut Pension Payments

Gov. Chris Christie is vowing to veto a package of tax hikes being pushed by Democrats to fill New Jersey’s gaping budget hole.

06/25/2014

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Neither Christie Nor Sweeney Keen To Discuss NJ Pension Battle

Celebrating a bi-partisan effort to expand substance abuse treatment, both Governor Christie and NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney didn’t want to talk about the contentious effort to forge a budget in the next 12 days.

06/18/2014

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Gov. Christie Unveils Plan To Fix Unexpected Gap In New Jersey Budget

Governor Chris Christie laid out a plan to fix a $807M budget hole by reducing payments this year and next year to the state pension fund by a total of $2.5B.

05/20/2014

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Borrowing From Your 401(k) Is Costly And Risky

While the law allows you to borrow up to $50,000 from your 401(k) plan, there are tax law implications and other issues that make it a bad financial plan.

05/15/2014

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Pennsylvania Gets More Bad Budget News In April

Pennsylvania’s tax collections in the all-important month of April are lagging badly, and it’s threatening to knock Gov. Tom Corbett’s election-year budget proposal $1billion out of balance.

04/29/2014

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Local Professor Says Going The Flat Tax Route Won’t Be Enough To Simplify Federal Taxes

Now that the federal tax filing deadline is behind us, maybe you’re wondering if there’s a less cumbersome way to structure the income tax, but it’s not as easy as it sounds.

04/20/2014

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City Shuts Down Popular Candy Factory Days Before Easter

The Department of Revenue revoked the business license of Blasius Chocolate Factory.

04/16/2014

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Paying Taxes With Credit Card (Plus Discipline) Could Benefit Some

Today’s tax-filing deadline is especially dreaded by people who owe money and there’s a little-used way to deal with the problem that could benefit a few people or companies.

04/15/2014

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It’s Tax Deadline Day

It’s April 15th and that means time is almost out to file your taxes.

04/15/2014

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Gov. Christie & Municipal Officials Work To Renew Law That Limits Raises For Police And Firemen

Dozens of leaders from municipalities from all over New Jersey standing with Governor Christie on the steps of the Trenton War Memorial.

04/14/2014

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Can’t Pay Your Taxes? Here’s What You Can Do

In a turbulent economy with constantly changing rules it’s no surprise that the bill from Uncle Sam can sneak up on some of us. Here are some tips to make sure you emerge (mostly) unscathed this April 15.

04/14/2014

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