Tax and Financial Planning
for consumers and small business owners

The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) represents more than 15,000 CPAs and aspiring CPAs. Below you will find guidance and information to help you manage your day-to-day finances, minimize your taxes and meet your long-term financial goals.

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Budgeting, Saving and Investing

5 Smart Tips for Buying Your Next Car
 

5 Smart Tips for Buying Your Next Car

Posted: December 13, 2016
At any given time throughout the year, many Americans are getting ready to head out to a dealership. How can you drive away with the best deal? We offer some savvy advice.

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College Planning


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Retirement Planning

Early Withdrawals from Retirement Plans
 

Early Withdrawals from Retirement Plans

Posted: February 7, 2017
Many people find it necessary to take out money early from their IRA or retirement plan. Doing so, however, can trigger an additional tax on top of income tax taxpayers may have to pay. Here are a few key points to know about taking an early distribution.

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Tax Tips

Capital Gains and Losses – 10 Helpful Facts to Know
 

Capital Gains and Losses – 10 Helpful Facts to Know

Posted: February 23, 2017
When a person sells a capital asset, the sale normally results in a capital gain or loss. A capital asset includes inherited property or property someone owns for personal use or as an investment. Here are 10 facts that taxpayers should know about capital gains and losses.

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Small Businesses

Six Tax Tips for the Self-Employed
 

Six Tax Tips for the Self-Employed

Posted: February 14, 2017
Self-employed taxpayers normally earn income by carrying on a trade or business. Here are six important tips from the IRS for the self-employed.

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