Season 3 of Bravo's Real Housewives of New Jersey kicks off with 2 new housewives, an actual blow out fight and, of course, a christening, on the show that shows NJ as a state with only Italian Catholic loudmouths.
Anti abortion proponents attempts to keep women from being able to deduct abortions as medical expenses, except under certain circumstances, will mean subjecting women to invasive uterus audits by the IRS.
New Jersey Audobon is set to launch its first product line partnered with New Jersey's Department of Agriculture. Bearing the "Made with Jersey Grown Wood" label, the first products will be birdhouses made with Atlantic White Cedar.
The ongoing saga of Trenton, New Jersey's embattled Mayor Tony Mack continues with his eighth attempt to appoint a city business administrator. Will former New Jersey treasurer David Rousseau keep the job?
Firefighters are always tops on women's fantasy lists. It's not the hats, it is the decision making, leadership and good guy vibes they exude. Here's how to copy them to get the woman of YOUR fantasies.
Do you know when it is time to invest in a CPA's tax guidance, and when you can handle tax issues yourself... without regretting it? A tax professional breaks down the difference so you can make the right decision.
In the excitement of getting engaged it can be hard to remember who to call first... but your parents, grandparents and siblings will all remember if they found out about your great news the right way or over Facebook.
Trying to leverage the popularity of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," Resorts Casino Hotel now has its waitresses wear flapper dresses, after firing 16 middle-aged women who did not look good enough in the outfit.
Office Depot shares have slid more than 11% following the giant office chain's announcement that the IRS has denied its claim for $80 million in tax benefits, and that its 2010 profit of $33 million was really a $46 million loss.
After financial fraud rocked the Vatican last year, the Pope's new Financial Information Authority got new powers, including investigating Vatican personnel suspected of committed financial crimes of all kinds
There's nothing like attending a professional hockey game, but for many NJ residents, navigating Newark is more than a little scary. Use this guide to make it a quick and safe trip to the game and home!
The calendar said that spring came more than a week ago, but with temperatures clinging to the low 30's at night, and only rising as high as the mid-40's each day, New Jersey's residents still shivering.
Free marketing that helps your small business grow is the modern equivalent of gold at the end of a rainbow. It sounds great, but eludes most business owners. These are tried-and-true marketing strategies to get customers, sales and profits.
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, better known as the designers behind the label Dolce & Gabbana, stand accused of both Italian tax evasion and fraud, and may be sentenced to up to five years in prison.
NJ State Police detectives seized $1.6 million of counterfeit designer clothes at a Passaic counterfeit clothing factory. More than 15,000 pieces of clothing and 1000,000 trademark neck labels and price tags were seized.
General Electric is the U.S.'s largest corporation, but paid no federal income taxes in 2009 or 2010. The New York Times wrote a lengthy article complaining, but made up tax benefits and ignored taxes actually paid by GE.
His stint on Bravo's "Real Housewives of New Jersey" is costing Albert Manzo in real life. Gov. Christie has fired him from the North Jersey District Water Supply Commission for claiming to live in Paterson while actually living in ritzy Franklin Lakes.
Richard Hatch has already served over three years for failing pay taxes on the $ 1 million he won from the first season of "Survivor," but the "Celebrity Apprentice" contestant will be returning to jail for another 9 months for failing to pay the tax due
Tired of watching reruns of your favorite shows? Time to tune in to a show that is always new, five days a week, and never shows reruns! 'One Life To Live' airs on ABC in the afternoon and on SoapNet at night. Set your DVR to enjoy the addictive drama!
Tennessee state Senate voted 28-5 in favor of a state constitutional amendment to ban new income taxes, including payroll taxes. Under the ban, the only taxable income would be that from investments, including stock dividends.
The latest in taboo relationships on television are male teachers hooking up with too-smart-for-their-own-good teenagers that just below the legal limits. The shocker? Which show has parents that eviscerate the older man, which show's parents do not.
As governments seek ways to encourage citizens to make healthier food choices, two options have emerged: a tax on unhealthy foods or posting calorie information. A recent study has found that taxes work, but only if no calorie info was provided.
NJ gave $28 million in the hopes of luring Citibank and 400 jobs to Jersey City and keeping Church & Dwight's headquarters in Princeton. Citibank's plans are not known, Church & Dwight, which has 750 jobs in Princeton, is "staying put."
Colorado property tax break for agricultural land means that Tom Cruise, Goldie Hawn, and other celebs and elected officials pay almost no property tax on their vast estates. Other states offering this break to the rich include NJ and NY.
NJ Congressman Chris Smith (R) wants to end women's legal access to safe abortions so badly that he is focusing all of his energy on de-funding Planned Parenthood, even though funding Planned Parenthood's family planning services saved tax dollars.
Catherine Griffin, an IRS worker, has been indicted for obtaining fraudulent first-time home buyer tax credits for her family and friends. Griffin made $2,000, but may have to pay a fine of $1,00,000 and serve 20 years in jail.
CBS's newest sitcom reduces its characters to stereotypes that are both obnoxious and pitiful. There is the overweight couple, the single loser friend, the beautiful but dumb sister, and the slutty mother.
For the past 50 years, 1,800 businesses have enjoyed Vernon, California's cheap power, low taxes and even lower oversight. Now Los Angeles County wants to absorb the "shell city," which has just 30 homes, and tax its businesses accordingly.
1.1 million taxpayers chose not to send in their 2007 tax returns, leaving the IRS with an extra $1.1 billion in potential refunds. If taxpayers do not file their 2007 returns by April 18, 2011, the IRS gets to keep it all.
While most Trenton business owners buy their goods from wholesalers or manufacturers, Mercer County prosecutors have charged Ladislao Martinez, co-owner of MR Supermarket in Trenton, of supplying his store with goods stolen from other area stores.
The recent earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, cost hundreds their lives and may cost New Zealand taxpayers billions in a potential levy that will have a significant impact on the country's budget.
Elizabeth, NJ Mayor J. Christian Bollwage claims that there are no gangs in his town, but the Union County prosecutor Theodor Romankow says the troubled town has a "serious gang problem." The dispute has become a running joke in the area.
Yankee baseball player Alex Rodriguez is one of the many luxury condo owners in Manhattan who pay less than 2% of their property tax under a loophole called 421A. This year, 421A will cost NYC $900 million in lost tax revenues.
In an effort to help taxpayers pay their back taxes and avoid liens, the IRS has announced revised policies that include higher thresholds for a lien to be filed and making it easier for a lien to be withdrawn after taxes have been paid.
Tax Foundation stats show that while overall state tax burdens for Americans have fallen for the first time in ten years, they have risen in some states. New Jersey has the worst tax burden at 12.2% of income.
David Fields, 28 year veteran tax commissioner, quit after he became depressed following collections from lifelong friends. Economic downturn meant steep increase in foreclosures due to property taxes.
NJ Governor Chris Christie's budget proposal speech included hazy promises to give money to school districts and make property tax rebates - and that he would make the required pension payment if he got his way.
Medical marijuana has become widely available through tax-exempt organizations in California. Los Angeles will vote on whether to charge a 5 percent sales tax on sales of marijuana during the March 8 special election.
Sarah Palin has expressed disdain for special interest funding and tax incentives in the past, but wrote one into law while Governor of Alaska that gave her TLC reality show, "Sarah Palin's Alaska" $1.2 million.
A NJ housewife and mom, Tova Gerson, is suing the Century 21 discount department store chain, claiming they had stolen 80 cents from her due to coupon fraud. Her class action lawsuit was filed by her father who has a history of similar suits.
Retired NBA star Dennis Rodman has earned his nickname of "The Worm" off the court, based on the $42K tax lien filed by California against him. Rodman's business manager claims there is no lien, since Rodman just got a $42K refund!
A raid on a home in Trenton, New Jersey, netted the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office $30K worth of pot. Suspects Precila Ramos and Shawn Smith are being held with charges of manufacturing, distributing, and dispensing marijuana.
On MTV Jersey Shore cast members, Governor Chris Christie wants Governor Andrew Cuomo to "take them back." He wants NJ to be known as a model of "fiscal discipline," though he himself has caused NJ significant financial damage.
The Swiss government has pledged to provide more information on bank accounts to foreign governments. In the past they have required an account number as well as the name and address of the owner, now they will provide data for less.
Last month IL Governor Pat Quinn pushed through a 67% tax hike but now he says he needs another $8.75 billion to pay 36,000 vendors. He plans to use the income taxes to repay the loan over the next 14 years.
When women decide whether to go out with a man it is usually about whether we want to go to a restaurant or have anything better to do. For men, though, it means an investment that could total more than a hundred dollars.
After NJ's bond rating is downgraded due to underfunded pension Governor Christie mocks President Obama's proposal to fund high speed internet despite his own decision to make zero payments into the pension plan.
Due to rising pension and other costs, one of the top credit rating firms, Standard & Poor's, cut New Jersey's bond rating from AA to AA-. The lower rating means NJ will have to pay higher interest on future bonds.
HBO's hit drama Big Love showed Mormon fundamentalist Bill Henrickson fighting for his spot in the state senate. His rationale is that as long as he is in compliance with the book of Mormon, the state constitution does not matter.
NJ Governor Chris Christie paid for his trip to Chicago where he met with businesses about possible movement to NJ. After his two day whirlwind of meetings, Christie claims that at least one major corporation is leaving Chicago, Illinois for New Jersey.
A list of the best places to listen to the music you love - whether it is Irish rock, Billy Joel classics, or the newest music from Katy Perry - for free, online, using different Internet radio websites.
Actor Charlie Sheen's struggle with drugs and alcohol has landed hm in rehab for three months, leaving his show "Two And A Half Men" hanging in the balance. Some of the producers' options to keep the show going may not be pretty.
HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" nudged out previous winner, AMC's "Mad Men," for the 2011 SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, as well as also-rans "The Closer," "Dexter" and "The Good Wife."
"The King's Speech," a historical drama about King George VI, has won the 2011 SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. The film was nominated for a Golden Globe, but lost. It also is a contender for an Oscar.
Colin Firth won the 2011 SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in "The King's Speech" over fellow nominees Jeff Bridges, Robert Duvall, Jesse Eisenberg, and James Franco.
Rahm Emanuel's two years living in Washington D.C. disqualify him from running for Chicago mayor. What will he do next? A quick look at others who have had political dreams shattered, and how they recovered.
Stay away from Valentine's Day gifts that make it seem like you want your girlfriend to cook or sew for you, or that you think she's fat! This means frying pans, sewing kits, and gym memberships are off the shopping list!
Closing the wage gap has had one nasty side effect - it turns out that men are not interested in women who are as successful as them - or more! The New York Times' thinks they have the answer: hide your success.