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Meadowlands Disaster Assistance Information Session

Kenneth A. Porro, Esq.,Partner and member of the Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce will be presenting information on Municipal Disaster Property Tax Relief at the Meadowland Regional Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming event on Disaster Assistance. The event will be held on Monday, December 3, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn – […]

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Project Engage – Innovation that Will Strengthen Democracy

Tom Wells is pleased to announce that WJL’s client, American Civix Technologies, L3C is quickly achieving its crowdfunding goal for Project Engage. Project Engage is seeking funding to develop apps to engage citizens on a variety of issues and topic affecting them directly. It will give citizens direct contact with their various representatives. More information […]

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Reprieve for Storm Victims

With many individuals and businesses experiencing various degrees of loss due to the recent hurricane, from minor interruptions to total devastation, the IRS and New Jersey Division of Taxation are providing relief in the form of filing deadlines.  For example, the IRS has postponed many filing and payment deadlines until February 1, 2013.  More details […]

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How much interest can I be charged?

Parties in New Jersey are permitted to charge relatively high rates of interest in many transactions.  In the state, there are two separate types of usury, civil and criminal.  The levels of interest rates constituting civil and criminal usury, and the exceptions thereto, are governed by separate statutes. Civil usury rates in New Jersey are […]

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Gov. Christie signs key bills into law

On Friday, Gov. Christie signed into law two bills that our clients, family and friends may find important. The first is the Permit Extension Act.  Andrew Kohut, Esq. had previously blogged when the bill was pending. More information can be found here: http://wjllaw.wordpress.com/2012/07/23/possible-further-extension-of-the-permit-extension-act-2/.  The second is the Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Law (RULLC). More […]

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Benefit Corporations

Recently, New Jersey became the third state to enact legislation authorizing the creation of “Benefit Corporations.”  A Benefit Corporation is “for profit,” but at the same time it promotes performance accountability and transparency, and is designed to achieve a “public benefit.”  Vermont and Virginia have also enacted similar legislation, and many other states are considering […]

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Non-Profit Tax Exempts Must File!

Non–Profit Tax Exempts Must File!              Under the Pension Protection Act of 2006, beginning in 2007 all non-profits qualified under Federal Law 501(c)(3), must file some type of 990 Return annually.  Formerly, non-profit tax exempts with annual receipts of less than $25,000 did not need to file.  This reminder is important now, because three (3) years […]

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