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How the state of New Jersey and the federal government tax Individual Retirement Accounts can be confusing for many taxpayers. Tax professionals strongly advise people to not only keep track of their personal contributions, but to also keep good records each year, as they receive a statement. For NJ taxpayers, the only amount in your[…]

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Owing taxes to the IRS is no laughing matter. Failure to pay, or making arrangements to pay, can lead to severe consequences, including liens or seizure of property, wage attachments and other actions that can impact one’s employment, credit score and ability to secure a mortgage, for many years. However, being aware of how the[…]

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It is always a good idea to examine your tax exposure once per year as you complete your taxes. Changes to the tax law for 2018 have prompted many taxpayers to ask,  “Am I having enough money taken out of my paycheck?”  Now is the time to examine your tax withholding. In February of this[…]

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Traditionally, new brides adopt their husband’s name upon marriage, although sometimes they may choose to hyphenate both names together. Either way, you have to make it official. Your wedding certificate isn’t enough, but it’s a start.  Here is some information on going through the steps to legally change your name.   First Stop, Social Security You’ll[…]

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