Business & Economy

New Jersey lawmakers may change inheritance tax

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are looking into repealing new Jersey's inheritance tax and raising the threshold for paying an estate tax. The state is one of only two that taxes both now, according to The Record (http://bit.ly/1p4cfEn). ...

New Jersey towns giving wearable cameras to police

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City has joined the growing list of New Jersey towns where police are wearing body cameras during patrols. Taser International Inc. says 20 agencies in New Jersey are now using its cameras. The company says it's the ...

All lanes of damaged Delaware bridge re-open

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware transportation officials say a bridge on a key East Coast interstate has fully re-opened after it was closed in early June because several supporting columns were tilting. The Delaware Department of Transportation ...

AAA: Lowest Labor Day gas price since ’10 expected

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drivers hitting the road on the Labor Day weekend may pay the lowest amount for gas since 2010. AAA Mid-Atlantic says that average gas prices dropped again last week and that barring a major development like a Gulf Coast ...

Q2 2014 operating profit for Atlantic City casinos

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — 2nd quarter gross operating profit or loss figures for Atlantic City casinos: Borgata: $43.2 million profit, up 53.6 percent from 2nd quarter 2013 Golden Nugget: $776,000 profit, up from a loss of $6.5 million in 2nd ...

Atlantic City casinos’ operating profit up 35 pct

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's 11 casinos saw their gross operating profit increase by nearly 35 percent in the second quarter of this year. Figures released Friday by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement show the casinos posted a ...

NJ retailer pays $1.56 million over NY taxes

NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey appliance chain has agreed to pay $1.56 million to settle allegations it failed to pay New York taxes over a 10-year period. New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the settlement with Topline ...

Paterson Officials Say Businesses Must Close at Midnight

In an effort to reduce crime, Paterson officials have told businesses they must close at midnight starting the second week of September.

The Rising Cost of Back to School

With the school year starting soon, parents are finding they have to spend more money on supplies for their children.

Shore Homeowners Face Larger Tax Bills

Homeowners are getting higher tax bills in Hurricane Sandy ravaged Jersey Shore communities.