CCH's Guidebook to New Jersey Taxes is an indispensable resource for anyone working with state taxation in New Jersey. It is designed as a quick reference, describing the general provisions of the respective tax laws, regulations and administrative rulings useful to tax practitioners, businesspersons and others who file New Jersey returns or who are required to deal with New Jersey taxes. The Guidebook is edited by Susan A. Feeney, J.D. and Michael A. Guariglia, J.D., partners in the firm of McCarter & English, LLP, Newark, NJ. This valuable commentary helps practitioners further apply the complex principles of New Jersey tax law to specific practice situations. For the user's convenience in determining what is new in the New Jersey tax law, a special Highlights of Tax Changes section is included to provide at-a-glance awareness of key recent developments in the law. While this handbook focuses on the law applicable to the filing of income tax returns in 2017 for the 2016 tax year, legislative changes effective after 2016 are also noted with an indication of the effective date to avoid confusion and to assist in future tax planning. References to the New Jersey and related federal provisions are provided throughout. Detailed Table of Contents, Topical Index and law and regulations finding lists make pinpointing critical information quick and easy. Cross references to specific paragraphs in the comprehensive CCH New Jersey Tax Reports service are also provided throughout the text to assist users in further, more comprehensive tax research and tax planning.
The Affordable Care Act is now a reality, and it holds implications for all Americans. If you don't obtain minimum essential coverage, you'll find yourself penalized when you file a tax return, and there are other rules you need to follow regarding income tax. In this guidebook to understanding the ACA--also known as Obamacare--certified public accountant and insurance agent Joseph A. Gabra walks you through what you need to know to make an informed decision about the costs and benefits of obtaining insurance coverage. There's important information for people trying to make decisions about health care, for insurance agents seeking to provide wise counsel to clients, and for those who are self prepare their own tax return. Learn how to: understand the tax penalty calculation and its exemption; calculate the true cost of health insurance; keep more money in your pocket without breaking any laws. With a glossary of key terms, practical case studies in a question-and-answer format, and key insights about a misunderstood law, this guidebook helps you make critical decisions about some of the most important things in life: your health, the health of your loved ones, and your money.
Pedram Navab's Heart Failed in the Back of a Taxi explores the modern notion of loneliness and mourning through the lens of people and objects that have been cast aside as waste and forgotten. Whether the subject is a telephonic landline to the graves of two philosophers, a steam room in a fitness club that recalls the Holocaust, or trash in a Tokyo landfill that takes on a disfigured human form, the idea of abjectness begins to signify a new horror. Although, on the surface, this sense of forlornness signifies hopelessness, what emerges instead is a radical realization that this desolation can bear an uncanny strength. The detritus documented in these poems reveals a glimpse of a heartbreaking potentiality that is ultimately transforming.