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Singleton Bill To Make More Families Eligible For Child Care Tax Credit Signed Into Law
TRENTON, NJ — As part of an effort to help working families recover from the economic impacts of COVID-19, Governor Phil Murphy on Friday signed legislation (S4065/A6071) that will make significantly more New Jersey families eligible for the state’s Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit. The legislation will make taxpayers with incomes of $150,000 or less per year who incur expenses for childcare and other household expenses eligible for the credit for starting in tax year 2021. Under current law, only taxpayers with incomes of to $60,000 or less are eligible. The expanded state credit is based on the federal credit which underwent a significant expansion for tax year 2021 through the American Rescue Plan.
State Senator Pushes Lawmakers To Pass Legislation To Help Lower Costs Of Prescription Drugs
Time is running out for the state Legislature to pass a bill that advocates say will help lower sky-high prescription drug costs. But pharmaceutical companies say that the measure would be bad for consumers.
Legislature Approves Bill Expanding Child Tax Credit
NJ Democrats Say Voters Sent 'Loud' Message On Affordability
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Democratic lawmakers said Wednesday they got the message from voters “loud and clear” and will focus the remaining weeks of their current session on affordability, though it's unclear what that will look like.
Lawmakers Eye Reform After Slow Trickle Of 2021 Election Results
The glacial reveal of results from New Jersey’s latest general election has left lawmakers dissatisfied and with a growing appetite for reform.
County's Holiday Market Is Perfect Place To Shop For Your Thanksgiving Feast
MOORESTOWN, NJ — As you think about making your shopping list for your Thanksgiving feast, consider supporting local farmers and vendors at Burlington County's upcoming November Holiday Market at the Burlington County Agricultural Center in Moorestown.