State & Local Tax, Tax

Updated Info on NJ Set-Off/Offset Programs

The New Jersey Division of Taxation has updated its guidance on set-off programs. They divert a taxpayer’s refunds and government payments to pay federal or state debts, such as unpaid taxes, traffic fines or child support. The Set-Off of Individual Liability program withholds NJ gross income tax refunds and homestead benefit payments from taxpayers who owe debts to governmental agencies.

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