Tax Law in New Jersey
It’s been said that taxes are the price we pay for a civilized society. Some days, most of us would like a tad less civilization. Okay not really, just less taxes. That’s when a New Jersey tax attorney may be able to help.
Here’s the outline of this article:
- When a NJ tax lawyer can help you
- The types of taxes a NJ tax attorney deals with
- How to find free non-legal tax help
- How to find legal tax help
A New Jersey Tax Lawyer Can Help with these Tax Problems
Here is a listing of the types of cases a tax attorney might handle. Feel free to contact the tax lawyer of your choice about the facts of your case.
- Isaiah’s business is being audited by the state of NJ; he’s not sure the books are right.
- Alexander is wondering whether his back taxes can be discharged in bankruptcy.
- The NJ Division of Taxation has sent a notice of back taxes, interest, and penalties to Ed.
- Jayden wants to take his case to tax court. He feels the IRS was wrong to assess taxes against his father’s estate.
- Penelope is being investigated for tax evasion. Much of her business is cash and the bank reported a large cash deposit.
- Rachael was audited and the NJ Division of Taxation says she owes $17,000; Rachael agrees mistakes were made but thinks she owes $1,500, not $17,000.
- Robert wants to know that his accountant is doing a good job and that he’s paying the right amount in taxes – not too much and not too little.
A New Jersey Tax Attorney Handles These Kind of Taxes
- Income Taxes such as personal state, municipal, and federal income taxes; capital gains taxes; and corporate income taxes.
- Payroll Taxes such as paycheck withholding taxes such as social security and Medicare taxes. Social security and Medicare are also self-employment taxes.
- Estate Planning Taxes such as federal estate, gift, generation-skipping taxes, and the New Jersey inheritance and estate taxes.
- Transfer Taxes such as realty transfer taxes and mergers and acquisitions taxes. Estate planning taxes are transfer taxes.
- Sales and Use Taxes such as in-person and out-of-state online purchase taxes.
- Asset Ownership Taxes such as real estate taxes.
Where do I Find New Jersey and Federal Tax Laws?
- Federal Tax Code, Regulations, and Guidance
- New Jersey Statutes
- New Jersey specific taxes:
If you own real estate in New Jersey, you know that NJ is super high tax state. In addition:
- New Jersey income tax is graduated, going as high as 8.87%
- New Jersey sales taxis 7% at the state level. Local municipalities and counties are not permitted to add an additional tax.
- New Jersey has both an inheritance tax and an estate tax.
- Local Municipal Laws and Regulations
How Do I Find Non-Legal Tax Help?
How Do I Find Legal Tax Help?
If you need help finding your way through our civilized tax laws and regulations, consult with a qualified tax lawyer. To find a New Jersey tax attorney, search our site, www.attorneys.org, or ask the bar association or a friend for a referral.