New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and State Democratic leaders announced yesterday a revised fiscal year 2021 budget that raises the State’s gross income tax rate on income for families now earning between $1 million and $5 million.

Currently, the State’s top tax rate for income earned in excess of $1 million through $5 million pay

In order to remove any ambiguity occasioned by prior New Jersey Supreme Court Orders, extending the April 1 and May 1 annual tax appeal filing deadlines for regular and revaluation or reassessment district appeals to “30 days after the Governor lifts the State of Emergency” occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, respectively, Govenor Murphy has signed

In light of the coronavirus pandemic and significant economic downturn, this blog post briefly discusses questions that are commonly being asked right now regarding the income tax treatment of cancellation of indebtedness income (“COD”).

The tax code provides that income from the cancellation of indebtedness is taxable, subject to a number of exceptions.  As an