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Jersey Shore’s ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino to Spend 8 Months in Prison for Admitting to Tax Evasion

October 6, 2018

NEWARK, NJ — Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino of reality television’s “Jersey Shore” has been sentenced to eight months in prison for violating federal tax laws, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of New Jersey.

Sorrentino also was ordered today, October 5 by U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton to serve two years of supervised ...

Arrest Made in Connection with Ed Rao Fatal Hit-And-Run

RIDGEWOOD, NJ - An arrest has been made in connection with the death of Hawthorne resident Edward J. Rao, according to an announcement from the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office.  Rao, 54, was reported lying on the road near the intersection of Library Place and West Ridgewood Avenue on Monday, September 24, at approximately 7:20 p.m., the victim of a vehicular collision.  When ...

SALT Deduction Battle on Property Taxes Takes Center Stage

TRENTON, NJ - Could municipalities and counties be supported by tax-deductible contributions from property owners?  Trenton is looking to implement a voluntary framework for those entities to do that, in response to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 which limits State And Local Tax (SALT) deductions to $10,000.  According to the Department of Community Affairs, the average tax rate for ...


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Lagana Bill to Modify Responsibilities of Fantasy Sports Operators Clears Committee

October 18, 2018

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Joseph Lagana which would modify the responsibilities of fantasy sports operators regarding participant funds cleared the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee today.

“The current double capitalization requirement poses a significant hardship to the operators without any added protection for the ...