I work in N.J. for an N.Y.C. company. To what state do I pay tax?
By Karin Price Mueller | NJMoneyHelp.com for NJ.com Q. I was hired in 2021 by a company that’s based in New York City. I was hired, though, to work from my home in New Jersey — not because of COVID, but permanently — and New Jersey taxes were always taken out of my checks. But when I got a year-end bonus, the bonus was taxed by New York, not New Jersey. What state should be taxing me? — Worker A. It sounds like there may be an accounting problem with your employer. If you per
Which divorced parent can claim the child tax credit?
By Karin Price Mueller | NJMoneyHelp.com for NJ.com Q. My daughter is divorced. Her ex-husband declares the 11-year-old on his taxes and he pays child support. Does he get the child tax credit? My daughter does not work and only has income of $25,000 a year. — Trying to help A. It’s a great question and it will depend on the specifics of their situation. The child tax credit is for individuals who claim a child as a dependent if the child meets all of the requirements. The ch