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NJPP report offers 10 ways lawmakers could reform N.J.’s tax incentives

New Jersey Policy Perspective issued a report Wednesday that found the state’s Economic Opportunity Act enabled an unusual spike in corporate tax breaks with questionable benefits, putting a significant drag on future tax revenue. "New...

Two CPAs merge to form new business practice

Ernest Standard Jr. and Frank Monetti, both Certified Public Accountants in Toms River, announced Tuesday they have merged their practices to form MonettiStandard P.C. Accountants and Advisors, a new CPA business advisory and support...

Coming together on new economic incentive program must be priority

It has been said that opportunity is everywhere. For New Jersey, this is a blessing and a curse. Certainly, our prime location, high-ranking K-12 education system, competitive postsecondary institutions and skilled workforce should make us...

State agency leaders share visions of future at A.C. housing, development conference

Mayor Frank Gilliam of Atlantic City said it was a great opportunity to host the 2019 Governor’s Conference on Housing and Economic Development on Monday and Tuesday at Harrah’s Resort. “There are a lot of...

JGS Insurance acquires John Manougian Insurance Agency

Holmdel-based Jacobson, Goldfarb & Scott Inc. announced Tuesday it has acquired Silver Spring, Maryland-based John Manougian Insurance Agency. The acquisition emphasizes JGS Insurance’s growth strategy in community associations as well as throughout the mid-Atlantic region,...

Investors Bank appoints Varshney as chief compliance officer

Short Hills-based Investors Bank announced Tuesday it has appointed Rajiv Varshney to chief compliance officer, effective immediately. Varshney will be responsible for maintaining a sustainable and scalable compliance program that align's with the bank's strategic...

Kearny Bank establishes Retail Sales & Development Team

Kearny Bank announced Tuesday it has established a Retail Sales & Development Team to better address the needs of its individual bank clients.  “Our concept of sales is never about the quantity of products or...

Murphy’s India trip: 7 days, 6 cities, 50 events, 10 speeches — and perhaps...

Jose Lozano, the CEO of Choose New Jersey — the organization responsible for planning international economic trips for Gov. Phil Murphy — couldn’t hold back his excitement about the seven-day, six-city tour to India,...

‘Obvious synergies’: Choose N.J. opening economic development office in India

Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday night in New Delhi that Choose New Jersey is opening an economic development office to increase business opportunities between India and the Garden State. Murphy made the announcement at the...

N.J.’s online sportsbooks ended the summer hot, reports show

New Jersey's online casinos and sportsbooks ended the summer hot with dramatic year-over-year gains in August. The state's combined handle has more than tripled from August 2018 — the month online sports betting launched in...

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EDA approves investment of up to $6 million in NVP III

In an agreement between two organizations who do much to help grow business in the states, the N.J. Economic Development Authority announced it will...

Business titans Cancro, Katz among all-star list of N.J. Hall of Fame’s Class of...

Jersey Mike’s founder Peter Cancro, Audible founder Don Katz and EUE/Screen Gems Chairman Emeritus George Cooney are among the 2024 class of inductees for...

New Jersey City University and Essex County College sign Essex|NJCU Express Transfer Agreement

New Jersey City University and Essex County College signed the Essex|NJCU Express — a transfer program Memorandum of Understandings to enable a seamless transfer...

ZRG acquires recruitment firm to bolster presence in asset management

ZRG, a global talent advisory firm based in Rochelle Park, has acquired Jamesbeck, a recruitment firm specializing in senior-level talent for the investment management...

Monmouth-Ocean Development Council picks new board leaders

The Monmouth-Ocean Development Council in Wall Township recently announced its new president and board members, according to a release from Monmouth County Clerk Christine...