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Edison Chamber of Commerce Hosts Economic Forum

January 14, 2019

Edison, NJ- The Edison Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an Economic Forum at the Pines Manor on January 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

According to the Chamber, the forum will help business owners understand how trends in finance, public policy, and real estate will impact their business in 2019.  The forum will include discussions on commercial real estate, tax law, regulatory changes, ...

Edison Business Group Hosts Networking Event

EDISON, NJ. - The Edison chapter of Business Connects will be hosting its Edison Connects Morning Networking event at the Coffee House (931 Amboy Avenue, Edison, NJ) on January 11 at 8:15 a.m. The event is open to those who own a business or provide services to residents in Edison.

Attendees will have the opportunity to partake in casual business networking while enjoying the Coffee House ...

Law Requiring Financial Literacy Education Signed Into Law

TRENTON, NJ – Legislation written to teach students about the importance of money management at a young age, and championed by Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly, was signed into law by Acting Governor Sheila Oliver on Thursday. The new law (A-1414) would direct the State Board of Education to require school districts to incorporate financial literacy instruction into the curriculum for students ...

NJ Tax Amnesty Program Ends January 15

TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Division of Taxation is reminding taxpayers that the deadline for the New Jersey Tax Amnesty program is January 15.

The program provides individuals and businesses with the opportunity to pay back taxes or file past returns with no penalties and reduced interest.  According to the New Jersey Division of Taxation, in order for a tax to be ...

Holiday Shopping Countdown: Ways to Protect Against Consumer Fraud

As your holiday shopping days wane, it is important to stay alert for scams, misleading advertising or unfair business practices whether you make online or in-store purchases.

Consider the following advice, compiled from various consumer affairs resources.

When You’re Out Shopping:

Make sure the scanned prices for your purchases are correct. Overcharges cost time and money, ...

Search is on for SBA’s 2019 NJ Small Business Person of the Year

NEWARK, NJ –  The U.S. Small Business Administration is accepting nominations for all National Small Business Week Awards, including 2019 New Jersey Small Business Person of the Year.  According to the agency,  all nominations must be submitted no later than 3 p.m. EST, Wednesday, January 9, 2019. 

Nomination packages may only be hand delivered or mailed to an SBA ...

AAA: New Jersey, National average gas prices continue to decline into December

A report from the American Automobile Association (AAA) shows that the average price for a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey continues to decline, dropping seven cents from last week to $2.52 ($2.59). Today’s average price is 24 cents cheaper than one month ago ($2.76) and two cents cheaper than it was on December 3, 2017 ($2.54).

AAA Northeast’s ...

Senator Diegnan Introduces Legislation That Aims to Keep Call Centers Local

TRENTON, NJ  – Senator Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. (D-Middlesex) has introduced legislation that requires call center operators to notify the State if they decide to move a substantial portion of their workforce to another country.  The bill defines a “call center” as a facility or operation where workers receive incoming telephone calls, emails, or other electronic ...

Edison's Chamber of Commerce to Host Annual Holiday Party

EDISON, NJ – The Edison Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its annual Holiday Party on Nov. 29 from 5:30 p.m. to  8:30 p.m. at the Royal Grand Manor. Attendees are encouraged to donate hats, scarves, and gloves, as well as unwrapped toys, books, and games for children aged 3 months to 10 years of age, which will be collected at the door. Admission for those who pre-register is ...

Shoppers Expected to Flock Stores on Black Friday; Menlo Park Mall Hours

EDISON, NJ –   Thanksgiving marks the kickoff to the Christmas shopping season. According to a recent survey published by Deloitte, over 70% of holiday shoppers plan to head to the stores and online over the Thanksgiving weekend.  The same study found that holiday shoppers expect to spend an average of $420 between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday. While a growing number of ...

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