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Common Reasons to Hire a Family Lawyer

There are many reasons why someone would need to hire a family lawyer. For example, if you are going through divorce proceedings, you will likely need legal counsel for your family law needs. You may also want to speak with a family lawyer before signing any agreements related to the custody of your children or other family members. Hiring an experienced family lawyer can help make these difficult decisions much easier!

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New Jersey Business Taxes Slated to Become Highest in the World

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Ridgewood NJ, New Jersey is  the highest business tax in the country at 11.5%. No other state even reaches double-digits level of taxation . This burden has contributed greatly to state’s rankings of the worst business climate in the U.S., 2nd worst state in the U.S. for entrepreneurs  and the worst state in the U.S. to start a business. New Jersey anti business reputation is well earned .

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Murphy Administration Hits Businesses With a $250 million Job-killing payroll Tax Increase

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Trenton NJ, New Jersey businesses will in the coming months face what lawmakers and industry groups expect will be a $250 million hike in the unemployment insurance payroll tax to replenish a fund depleted by millions of pandemic unemployment claims.

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Congress Introduces Tax-Preparer Regulation Legislation

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Ridgewood NJ, Anyone preparing a tax return for compensation must have a PTIN issued by the IRS, but there are no requirements associated with obtaining a PTIN—no advance training, no continuing education, and no ethical standards to abide by. On the other hand, CPAs, enrolled agents (EAs), and attorneys have strict ethical standards, educational or testing requirements, and continuing education requirements that keep them up to date with the latest tax-law changes.

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Ban on State Tax Cuts, Says Tax Mandate exceeds Congress’s power under the Constitution

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Ridgewood NJ, the Biden “stimulus plan” ban on states’ cutting taxes to revive their economies, has been over turned by a Federal judge.

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President Biden’s tax proposals would decrease the GDP by 0.9 percent and American incomes would fall by an average of 1 percent

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Ridgewood NJ, according to the Tax Foundation , when combining the economic impact of President Biden’s tax proposals with the benefit of infrastructure spending, we estimate that long-run GDP would decrease by 0.9 percent and American incomes would fall by an average of 1 percent, resulting in 165,000 fewer U.S. jobs. Explore our full analysis to learn more about the major tax changes President Biden is proposing, as well as the estimated long-run economic, revenue, and distributional effects of the president’s tax and spending proposals.

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NJ Revenues Projected to Surpass Pre-Pandemic Levels with Big 3 Taxes Expected to Hit Historic Highs

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Trenton NJ, State Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio delivered a written revenue update to the Assembly Budget Committee today, announcing that revenue collections are expected to hit an all-time high, bolstered by economic activity which has recovered more than a year earlier than national forecasters predicted just six months ago.

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New York, Vermont, and New Jersey Rated the Least Competitive States

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Trenton NJ, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has released its 14th annual Rich States, Poor States report ranking states on their economic performance and outlook.

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Biden Administration Declares War on Capital

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Ridgewood NJ, the stock market had been predicting that the Biden Administration would call for a 28% capital gains tax, so when the word came out last week that he wants a 43% capital gains tax, it triggered a stock sell off.  A share of stock is simply worth its after-tax and after-inflation rate of return, so a higher capital gains tax (combined with and a higher corporate tax) translates into lower stock values, by definition.

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Democrats Demand SALT Deduction Cap Eliminated for Blue State Millionaires

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Ridgewood NJ, from Politico , “Nearly every Democrat in New York’s House delegation said Tuesday that they won’t back tax hikes to fund President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package without a full repeal of the $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions.”

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Come on Man , New Jersey Has the 7th Worst Unemployment Rate Recovery

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Trenton NJ, With the U.S. gaining 916,000 jobs in February and the national unemployment rate at 6% compared to the nearly historic high of 14.7% at the peak during the coronavirus pandemic, WalletHub today released updated rankings for the States Whose Unemployment Rates Are Bouncing Back Most, along with accompanying videos and audio files, to illustrate which areas of the country have had the best recovery so far.

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A Simple Guide That Will Help You Understand Estimated Tax For Individuals Better

If you’re starting a new business, it can become challenging trying to understand estimated taxes. Most business owners have enough issues to deal with without having to navigate into IRS grounds. Estimated tax is the technique used to pay tax on income that’s not subject to withholding. In most cases, this affects self-employed individuals. It also includes income from interest, dividends, rent, alimony, or profits from assets’ sales. The scenario is different if you’re an ordinary taxpayer. Typically, you receive salary and wages from your employer and never think about making estimated tax payments. In this guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know about estimated tax payments.

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Four States Out of Seven State in the Northeast Have the Highest Outbound Migration

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Ridgewood NJ, two surveys from home listing provider Redfin, found that of their more than 1 million users, 27% searched for homes outside densely populated urban areas between April and May of 2020, the highest since they had begun recording migration data. This shift is being driven by several ongoing factors, the most recent being the pandemic, which eliminated many benefits of working in a global financial hub.(1) Additionally, 50% of Redfin’s users living in New York, Seattle, Boston, and San Francisco would be willing to relocate if they had the option of working from home permanently.(2) Especially attractive is Florida for its warmer weather, greater array of outdoor activities such as golf, and the lower taxes.(3) With the sudden surge in demand for these properties, even buyers who are acting quickly are getting into bidding wars.

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Come on Man , No New Taxes

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President Biden is reportedly planning to introduce a major tax increase, but most Americans say taxes are already high enough. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 64% of Likely U.S. Voters say they oppose increasing taxes. Only 22% support increasing taxes, while 14% say they are not sure

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First the $1.9 Trillion Stimulus, now for the $2 Trillion dollar Tax Increase

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Washington DC, first the $1.9 trillion stimulus package ,now for the $2 trillion dollar tax increase . Democrats have been meeting this week to figure out how to pay for their multi-trillion-dollar avalanche of federal spending. Another $2 to $3 trillion may be in the works for the green new deal and infrastructure projects.

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