Press Releases

June 8, 2021

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who pay estimated taxes that they have until June 15 to pay their estimated tax payment for the second quarter of tax year 2021 without penalty. Estimated tax is the method used to pay tax on income that isn’t subject to withholding.

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Senator Kristin Corrado (R-40) responded to Governor Phil Murphy’s announcement that he intends to close the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women: “The abuses and sexual assaults that occurred at Edna Mahan were the result of poor leadership by Governor Murphy and NJDOC Commissioner Hicks ...

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Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum will host a “sneak peek” preview of A Sculpture Trail this weekend, June 5 and 6 from 10 am to 4 pm. at Laurelwood Arboretum, 725 Pines Lake Drive West in Wayne. The event will celebrate the installation of 12 exciting sculptures, carefully placed to complement the ...

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NEWARK, N.J. — PSE&G wants customers to be aware of an active scam threatening disconnection of electric service due to a pending balance. Customers are reporting automated calls claiming to be from the “Disconnection Department of PSE&G New Jersey” and encouraging them to connect through ...

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While the deadline to file and pay federal income taxes has passed for most people, some taxpayers may still be dealing with tax-related issues. Here are some tips for taxpayers handling some of the most common after-tax-day issues. Check refund status Taxpayers can check on their refund ...

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(CLIFTON, N.J. – May 28, 2021) – As part of the ongoing roadwork along Route 46, Passaic Valley Water Commission (PVWC) will be working on a major water transmission line next week. The transmission main will be shut down for up to one week, beginning on Tuesday, June 1st While the pipe is being ...

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While the deadline to file and pay federal income taxes has passed for most people, some taxpayers may still be dealing with tax-related issues. Here are some tips for taxpayers handling some of the most common after-tax-day issues. Check refund status Taxpayers can check on their refund ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ -  The following is the official statement from Patrick Colligan following shootings in New Jersey this past weekend: “The men and women in policing have endured a year like no other before. One year ago, the death of George Floyd in Minnesota sparked civil unrest statewide like ...

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(Passaic County, NJ) – The Passaic County Board of County Commissioners awarded $3,255,475 in grants to county municipalities and non-profits through the Open Space, Farmland and Historic Preservation Trust Fund. “Due to the impacts of the pandemic on programming funds and construction, this ...

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Washington, DC — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted today for H.R. 3233, authorizing a bipartisan National Commission to investigate the January 6th attack on the United States Capitol. This final version of the commission includes many of the elements in the commission legislation ...

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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced they are disbursing nearly 1 million payments in the ninth batch of Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan. The announcement brings the total disbursed ...

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Washington, DC –– Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted Saturday for H.R. 1065, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which protects pregnant employees from discrimination in the workplace. She is a proud cosponsor of this bill. “Like many people across the country, I worked during my four ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ—Food insecure children and their families are most vulnerable during the summer months, when they lose access to the free school meals that they rely on. This year, as schools remain closed due to COVID-19, putting food on the table has been an even more urgent challenge for households ...

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(TRENTON) - The Murphy Administration aims to expand access to in-demand psychiatric services by increasing the supply of trained professionals in the field. The Governor’s proposed FY2022 budget calls for $4 million to fund 10 four-year psychiatric residencies. In exchange, the residency ...

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Now that many taxpayers have filed their federal tax returns, they're eager for details about their refund. When it comes to refunds, there are several common myths that can mislead taxpayers. Getting a refund this year means there's no need to adjust withholding for 2021 To help avoid a ...

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WASHINGTON − Anyone can request an automatic tax-filing extension, but some people get extra time without asking, according to the Internal Revenue Service. Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year the IRS postponed the usual April 15 deadline for filing individual income tax returns until May 17, ...

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Washington, DC – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced today she has invited Parsippany Mayor Michael Soriano to be her virtual guest for President’s Biden Joint Session Address to Congress this evening.  “In his first 100 days, President Biden has been true to his word and delivered ...

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After each of the three Economic Impact Payments is issued, the IRS is required to mail a notice to each recipient's last known address. The notice provides information about the amount of the payment, how it was made and how to report any payment that wasn't received. Some people may receive ...

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Now that many taxpayers have filed their federal tax returns, they're eager for details about their refund. When it comes to refunds, there are several common myths that can mislead taxpayers. Getting a refund this year means there's no need to adjust withholding for 2021 To help avoid a ...

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“Dyad,” a welded steel abstract sculpture by artist Martha Walker, is the newest addition to A Sculpture Trail at Laurelwood Arboretum, 725 Pines Lake Road West, Wayne, New Jersey. The 6’10” piece, fashioned from meticulously dripped molten steel, is based on the scientific double helix. Walker’s ...

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WASHINGTON − The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department announced  further details of tax credits available under the American Rescue Plan to help small businesses, including providing paid leave for employees receiving COVID-19 vaccinations. The additional details, provided in a ...

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Washington DC - Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted yesterday for H.R. 1333, the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act, which she co-sponsored, to uphold religious freedom and protect the Muslim community in NJ-11 and across the country. “Religious ...

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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers to check their tax returns for common errors that could delay refunds or otherwise affect normal processing. Here are some ways to avoid tax return slipups as the May 17 due date gets closer. Use electronic filing. Filing ...

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 Join the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair for a series of conversations with New Jersey Advocates for Restorative Justice starting April 29 for six Thursday evenings from 7:30 to 8:45 via Zoom.  Restorative justice is a set of principles and practices based on the values of ...

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IRS YouTube Video: Do Your Taxes for Free with Free File - English |Spanish WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service urges low- and moderate-income individuals and families, especially those who don’t normally file a tax return, to use IRS Free File  to prepare their own federal tax return, ...

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WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for approximately 211,406 pounds of raw ground turkey products, produced by Plainville Brands, LLC, a Pennsylvania establishment, due to concerns the products may have ...

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(Passaic County, New Jersey) – Passaic County along with St. Joseph’s University Medical Center have partnered together with FEMA in a FEMA COVID-19 pilot project to serve under vaccinated populations. Vaccinations became available to residents this week. “We’re actively seeking every ...

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                                                                                                      Wayne, N.J., April 5, 2021 — The average price for a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey dropped two cents from last week to $2.91 ($2.93). Today’s price is five cents higher than a month ...

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Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) traveled across the district this week, visiting vaccination sites, small businesses, and community events to talk to constituents, business owners, medical providers, and local officials about how the American Rescue Plan is bringing much ...

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