NJ Alimony Duration Based On More Than Length Of Marriage

  • Aug 11th, 2015

A New Jersey Supreme Court ruling has provided much-needed guidance on determining the issues to be considered when a spouse in a divorce case requests alimony. This recent July 29, 2015  ruling applies to divorce filings prior to September 2014.... Read More

Hot Savings – Reduce NJ SUI Rates in August

  • Jul 30th, 2015

  What’s my New Rate? In July all New Jersey employers received a Notice of Employer Contribution Rates.  This is not a bill, but rather a summary of the manner in which the NJ Department of Labor calculates your employer contribution rate for... Read More

Foreign Bank Account Report- Due June 30

  • Jun 10th, 2015

Got Unreported Assets Overseas? The Clock is Ticking Foreign Bank Account Reporting (FBAR) Deadline June 30, 2015 Did Grandpa leave you his foreign bank account when he passed away? If you have foreign bank accounts holding more than $10,000 in the... Read More

Executors and Trustees: Distribute by March 5, 2015 to reduce high estate & trust income taxes

  • Jan 27th, 2015

 If you are the executor of an estate or the trustee of a trust, you should know that egregiously high income tax rates apply to estates and trusts at very low levels of income. In 2014, for estates and trusts, the 39.6% income tax rate as well as the... Read More

Hit by the NJ Exit Tax on Sale of Real Estate? You Can Recoup Your Money

  • Jan 22nd, 2015

The New Jersey “Exit Tax”, which became law in 2007, requires the real estate seller to file a GIT/REP form (Gross Income Tax form) in order to record a Deed for the transfer of his property. When a non-resident sells property, New Jersey will... Read More

Turn OSHA Decision for NJ Staffing Agencies into an Opportunity to Shine

  • Jan 21st, 2015

A recent case involving the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) and some New Jersey staffing agencies sends a signal that temporary staffing agencies are obligated to do more than just place people in... Read More

NJ Court Gives Stiffed Workers Six Years to Pursue Unpaid Wages

  • Jan 20th, 2015

Employees in NJ now have six years, instead of two years, to bring certain claims for additional wages, thanks to a decision handed down by the New Jersey Federal District Court—Meyers et al v. Heffernan et al, No. 3:2012cv02434 (D.N.J.... Read More

New NJ Program Offers Siestas instead of Layoffs

  • Dec 13th, 2014

Alternative to Slow-Period Layoffs: NJ Program Helps Maintain Your Workforce  Businesses that are thinking about laying off employees because of a slowdown in activity—but fear losing talented labor or getting socked with an increased Unemployment... Read More

Tax Court Hammers Home the Need to Document Your Mortgage Interest Expense

  • Oct 28th, 2014

 An individual who wishes to claim a home mortgage interest deduction has to be able to document his equitable ownership interest in the property, a U.S. Tax Court ruled earlier this year. The opinion, which was handed down in Dolorosa Luciano-Salas,... Read More

Don’t Get Mixed Up Over Mixed-Wage Overtime

  • Oct 28th, 2014

  In a bid to stay profitable, many businesses are operating with a lean staff. But even with fewer employees, work still needs to get done in a timely manner, so it’s no surprise that some companies are increasingly asking employees to put in... Read More

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