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FIREFIGHTERS GRANT OPPORTUNITY FOR CLEANING & PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Earlier this week, the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ (DCA) Division of Local Government Services (DLGS) announced their application process is now open for the American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant (ARPFFG) Program. Local New Jersey fire departments are encouraged to apply by December 8th, 2023, at 5 PM EST through the NJDCA SAGE Portal. Read More…

EMPLOYERS CAN IMMEDIATELY PROVIDE TAX-FREE QUALIFIED DISASTER PAYMENTS TO EMPLOYEES IN CONNECTION WITH COVID-19

Employers are scrambling to find ways to help their employees who are impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Help is available.  Now that the COVID-19 has been declared a national emergency,[1] Internal Revenue Code Section 139 can be used to allow employers to make tax-free payments or reimbursements to employees as “qualified disaster payments.” Below are Read More…