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For tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2015 New Jersey has amended the Corporation Business Tax Code to require paid tax practitioners who prepare returns for partnerships to file partnership returns (Form NJ-1065) by electronic means. Payments of corporation business tax liabilities, including estimated payments, extensions and vouchers must also be made electronically whether remitted directly by the taxpayer or by the tax preparer. Returns for partnerships that are not prepared by paid preparers must be filed electronically only if they have ten or more partners. For partnerships with fifty partners or less, the Division provides a free online partnership filing. For tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2016, taxpayers who submit their own returns must file their corporation business tax returns electronically. Failure to comply with the electronic filing rule may result in a penalty. For more information, go to: https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/efilemandatepartner.shtml
Nicholas is a member of the firm’s Business & Banking Practice Group and Real Estate Practice Group. Nick concentrates his practice in banking law, business formation, all aspects of business representation, and real estate. He will assist the firm’s Business & Banking Group in representing closely held businesses and local and national banks in business lending transactions as well as representing buyers and sellers of residential and commercial real estate.
On June 23, 2022, Mason, Griffin & Pierson, PC, Director, Edwin W. Schmierer, Esq., moderated a panel discussion presented by Affordable Housing Professionals of New Jersey (AHPNJ) concerning the status of affordable housing delivery for the Third Round and preparation for the Fourth Round which commences July 1, 2025. Mr. Schmierer is the President of AHPNJ. The panelists included a representative from the Fair Share Housing Center, former Executive Director of the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, the Chief of Multifamily Program for NJHMFA and a professional planner who has served as a Special Court Master in 40 plus municipalities for the implementation of Third Round Affordable Housing Plans. Mr. Schmierer chairs the firm's Government Practice Group which represents over 30 municipal governing bodies, land use board and affordable housing committees throughout the State of New Jersey.