Opportunities for incentives and economic development programs continue to present themselves in Atlantic City

by Kenneth J. Calemmo, Jr. On Tuesday, August 8th starting at 9:00 a.m. in City Council Chambers (2nd Floor) 1301 Bacharach Blvd, the City of Atlantic City, through the Mayor’s office the City will be holding a Business Summit.  The program will go over a variety of programs that businesses and residents can take advantage … Continue reading “Opportunities for incentives and economic development programs continue to present themselves in Atlantic City”

Atlantic City Economic Development News from Ken Calemmo

The economic health of Atlantic City has been a subject of my concern and interest for many years.  Over those years I have spoken to many of you about the opportunities and activities that can impact the economic health of the city.   Impacting that economic health starts with the sharing of knowledge and information.  As … Continue reading “Atlantic City Economic Development News from Ken Calemmo”

Yolanda Melville Presented at 108th NAACP National Convention July 23 CLE Program

Baltimore, Maryland: July 23, 2017 – Yolanda N. Melville,  @millenniallawAC, served as a panelist at the 108th annual convention of the NAACP at the Baltimore Convention Center on July 22-26, 2017. The NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. Yolanda presented a CLE program with H. Clay Smith, III, Assistant Disciplinary Counsel … Continue reading “Yolanda Melville Presented at 108th NAACP National Convention July 23 CLE Program”

NJCPA and Cooper Levenson: Tax Law Breakfast Seminar July 14, 2017

Don’t miss this NJCPA seminar Cooper Levenson Tax Law Practice Group Friday, July 14, 2017 8:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  Linwood Country Club 500 Shore Road Linwood, NJ 08221 Highlights Topics include: Medicaid Planning for the Baby Boomer Generation Presented by Jarad K. Stiles, Esq., LL.M. Demystifying the NJ Exit Tax and an Overview of … Continue reading “NJCPA and Cooper Levenson: Tax Law Breakfast Seminar July 14, 2017”

How Can My Transgender Child Change Their Name?

In a recent a Superior Court decision, Sacklow v. Betts, the Court addressed an issue of first impression in New Jersey; what standard to apply to a transgender minor child’s name change application. In this case, Judge Marcia Silva found that the best interest of the child standard should govern the court’s decision and that … Continue reading “How Can My Transgender Child Change Their Name?”

Grow New Jersey Incentives Program

Grow NJ Program Grow NJ is a job creation and retention incentive program that provides tax credits.  The tax credits are paid on a per job (new and/or retained) basis and are paid for up to 10 years per job, but the jobs must be maintained for 150% of the period the credits were paid. … Continue reading “Grow New Jersey Incentives Program”

Wage History Questions in New Jersey May Soon Be History

Employers routinely ask applicants for prior salary history when vetting prospective new employees and determining appropriate employment offers. However, a bill passed the New Jersey State Assembly in May 2017 and the State Senate on Monday forbidding New Jersey employers from asking this question of their applicants. This bill will not become the law of … Continue reading “Wage History Questions in New Jersey May Soon Be History”

Topic: Sports Betting. Motto: Never give up. Especially in New Jersey.

After almost 5 years, with the major US sports leagues as strong opponents who had secured numerous victories against sports betting in New Jersey, and after losing almost every step of the way — including an opinion last month by Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall advising the Supreme Court to pass on the case — the … Continue reading “Topic: Sports Betting. Motto: Never give up. Especially in New Jersey.”

Jill T. Ojserkis, Esq. Speaks at Women’s Leadership Initiative

“Philanthropy through Board Leadership: How to Connect, Engage and Inspire.” Our partner Jill Ojserkis Esq. spoke to a full house at the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey luncheon on Friday June 23, 2017. Shown in the photo from L to R are: Donna Busby, CPA, Capaldi Reynolds, Jill T. Ojserkis, Esq., … Continue reading “Jill T. Ojserkis, Esq. Speaks at Women’s Leadership Initiative”

It’s The Longest Day of the Year…But Is There Enough Time for the PA Gaming Bill?

June 20. The summer solstice. The longest day of the year. But will this day -and the remaining days until the June 30, 2017 Pennsylvania budget deadline be long enough for the legislature to agree on a gaming bill? To recap-  the House bill passed earlier in June is more expansive than the Senate bill. … Continue reading “It’s The Longest Day of the Year…But Is There Enough Time for the PA Gaming Bill?”