Tag: taxes

South Jersey School Districts Face Budgetary Distress Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

South Jersey School Districts Face Budgetary Distress Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

South Jersey’s largest school districts are facing unprecedented financial distress due to shortfalls in federal and state funding caused by reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Taxes De-Coded: A Q & A with Researcher Michael Hayes

Taxes De-Coded: A Q & A with Researcher Michael Hayes

Michael Hayes, an assistant professor of public policy and administration, digs into current tax policy and related issues in an informative Q & A.

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Vague Federal Tax Code Can Be Considered Unconstitutional

Vague Federal Tax Code Can Be Considered Unconstitutional

Millions of Americans are getting ready to file their taxes before the April 15 deadline, but how many of them actually understand the federal tax code? A Rutgers University–Camden professor says it’s too complicated to comprehend and therefore unconstitutionally vague. “How can the average citizen even understand the tax code?” asks David Vance, a clinical […]

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Rutgers Law–Camden Students Help Hundreds File Taxes for Free

Rutgers Law–Camden Students Help Hundreds File Taxes for Free

CAMDEN — For those whose every day is a financial struggle, Tax Day can be especially daunting. Affording accounting services may not be feasible at all and some commercial preparers prey on filers with low-to-moderate incomes, those where returns might be needed most. Through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) project, students and faculty at […]

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Volunteer Tax Assistance

Volunteer Tax Assistance

This tax season, hundreds of low-income New Jersey citizens will receive free assistance from Rutgers–Camden law students in preparing income tax returns. The student-run Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) project is sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service, which provides comprehensive training for the students so they can deliver this extremely valuable service to residents. The […]

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