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NJ Adds Jobs in August; Employment Growth Continues for 21st Straight Month

  TRENTON – Employment growth continued to be robust in August, with the state adding 15,400 nonfarm jobs in the final month of summer, the 21st month of consecutive job growth, according to preliminary estimates produced by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The state has added an average of [...]

2022-09-18T15:30:34-04:00Categories: All, Newsletter|

NJEDA Board Approves Removal of Collateral Requirement from Main Street Micro Business Loan

  Application for Loans up to $50,000 to Launch on October 6, 2022 TRENTON, N.J. (September 14, 2022) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Board today approved a revision to the Main Street Micro Business Loan, removing the requirement for personal guarantees from owners of micro businesses. The Main Street Micro Business Loan, [...]

2022-09-18T15:39:50-04:00Categories: All, Newsletter|

The Freehold Borough Pitch Event 

The Freehold Borough Pitch Event   September 29, 2022 - 6 PM - 9 PM This event, similar to "Shark Tank," focuses on the pitch as a way to help launch and grow local businesses.  This is the perfect way to get valuable advice and mentoring.  Share the excitement as [...]

2022-09-14T17:02:42-04:00Categories: All, Community, Events|

National Hispanic Heritage Month: Sept. 15-Oct. 15, 2022

  From hispanicheritagemonth.gov: “This Web portal is a collaborative project of the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.“About National Hispanic Heritage Month“Each year, Americans observe National [...]

2022-09-18T15:36:38-04:00Categories: All, Newsletter|

New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission Issues Guidance for Workplaces

  The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission has issued guidance for workplaces as a first step towards formulating and approving standards for Workplace Impairment Recognition Expert certifications. The guidance and “Reasonable Suspicion Observation Report Form” issued by NJ-CRC is meant to support employers right to create and maintain safe work environments, and [...]

2022-09-18T15:43:36-04:00Categories: All, Newsletter|

SBA Announces Call for Nominations for the 2023 National Small Business Week Awards

WASHINGTON – Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s 33 million small businesses in President Biden’s Cabinet, announced the call for nominations  for the 2023 National Small Business Week (NSBW) Awards. The NSBW Awards recognize SBA-assisted small businesses’ inspirational achievements and contributions to their communities and [...]

2022-09-03T15:37:37-04:00Categories: All, Newsletter|

NJEDA Now Accepting Applications for New Asset Activation Planning Grant Program

  Entities Statewide Can Receive up to $50,000 to Plan for the Redevelopment of Public Assets TRENTON, N.J. (August 25, 2022) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is currently accepting applications for the New Jersey Asset Activation Planning Grant Program. This program offers grants to New Jersey communities and stakeholder [...]

2022-09-03T16:24:01-04:00Categories: All, Newsletter|

Commerce Department Launches CHIPS.gov for CHIPS Program Implementation

New website is first step in communicating implementation plans for CHIPS fundingAfter the successful bipartisan passage of the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 and bill signing by President Joseph R. Biden, the Commerce Department announced Thursday the launch of the CHIPS.gov website. This new online resource, which includes implementation priorities [...]

2022-09-03T16:19:31-04:00Categories: All, Newsletter|

SBA – Streamlined Support for Local Infrastructure Contractors with Improved Surety Bond Process

  Improvements are expected to increase and speed access to opportunities related to Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act WASHINGTON – The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced changes today to streamline the submission of Work-in-Process (WIP) information small businesses provide when receiving bonding support through the Surety Bond Guarantee (SBG) Prior Approval Program. Surety bonding [...]

2022-08-27T18:25:35-04:00Categories: All, Newsletter|

IRS – Businesses Can Make Excise Taxes Easier by Filing and Paying Electronically

The IRS encourages taxpayers who file federal excise taxes to file and pay electronically. Here are the excise forms currently available for e-filing: Form 720, Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Form 8849, Claim for Refund of Excise Taxes Return; Schedules 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 [...]

2022-08-27T18:14:18-04:00Categories: All, Newsletter|
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