Billtrust combining with acquisition firm, going public

Payment processing solutions company Billtrust is combining with an acquisition firm in a deal that will see the Lawrenceville-based firm become a publicly traded entity, it announced Monday. The business-to-business cash solutions company said in...

Is this the tax that breaks the back of business? Proposed Financial Transaction Tax...

The idea sounds great, in theory. As do all revenue-raisers, the new phrase for tax hikes. So, when an Assembly committee meets Monday to discuss a new hike on electronic stock trades processed in New...

N.J. launches ‘COVID-19 transparency’ website

Gov. Phil Murphy announced the launch of the state’s COVID-19 Oversight website — a site he said will provide transparency and public confidence in the expenditure of federal recovery funds as the state continues...

N.J. adds jobs in September, sees unemployment rate plummet (due to workforce exits)

New Jersey’s employment level rose in September, according to the state Department of Labor & Workforce Development, as the Garden State added 60,200 jobs for the month. Estimates from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics...

Murphy extending CBT filing deadline (from today) to Nov. 16

Gov. Phil Murphy will sign an executive order later Thursday extending the state’s due date for filing the 2019 Corporation Business Tax return to Nov. 16. The returns had been due today, Thursday, Oct....

Jackson Hewitt plans hiring blitz ahead of tax season; estimates 22K positions available

They say there are two certainties in life: death and taxes. But the third might be: Tax services hiring for spring. Jersey City-based Jackson Hewitt Tax Service certainly lives up to that, announcing it expects...

Middlesex County, Hoboken start giving out COVID grant funds to small businesses

Local governments have begun issuing grant funding to small businesses from their share of federal CARES Act money, with Middlesex County and Hoboken among those announcing awards this week. Middlesex County announced it would award...

Demmellash: Big award can be start of something big

Once she got over the shock of being honored with a prestigious Heinz Award — and the emotions that only can come when good deeds are recognized on a big stage — Rising Tide...

J.P. Morgan adds Private Banking leader for Central, South Jersey

J.P. Morgan announced Wednesday that it has a new leader for its Private Banking business in Central and South Jersey. Managing Director Rohit Mehrotra will be the new market team leader, based out of Princeton,...

Nonprofits, saying they are running out of funds, make call for more state assistance

New Jersey nonprofit leaders are calling on New Jersey’s congressional delegation and state Legislature to act swiftly to pass additional COVID-19 relief packages for nonprofit organizations. The Center for Non-Profits and the Council of New...

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‘There is no practical way to quarantine N.Y. from N.J. and Conn.’

After reporting 1,036 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, New Jersey’s seven-day rolling average is more than high enough to earn a spot on the 14-day...

Canopy by Hilton says it mixes culture, convenience as it opens in Jersey City...

A Canopy by Hilton hotel has opened in Jersey City’s Arts District, the developers announced recently. The hotel, part of Hilton’s lifestyle brand, is the...

DAK Group closes M&A telecom deal

Comtel VoIP, a New York-based provider of hosted telephony solutions, was sold to Comstar Technologies, an international provider of advanced telecommunications, managed information technology...

Report: N.J.’s innovative economy ranks in middle of Northeast states

Gov. Phil Murphy has made creating an innovative economy one of his top priorities since taking office. Three years after he was elected, you...

Allen-McMillan will bring plenty of public school experience to role as commissioner of education

It’s a simple premise, but one not always followed: The commissioner of education should have a background in the schools they will oversee. Gov. Phil...