After the New Jersey Economic Development Authority passed a tax credit dubbed the “Snooki Subsidy” geared to bring more TV and film production to the state, governor Chris Christie has punched the legislation in the face. Christie’s veto nullifies the $420,000 credit.
Kiplinger lists four ways you can still get some cash back from the government, although you’d better get a move on if you want to qualify. Included are a first-time home buyer’s credit that goes away November 30th, a new car tax credit, a COBRA premium subsidy for people laid off, and a slight unemployment payment benefit.
So, Congress finally passed the bailout bill. You know about the Treasury’s newfound $700 billion, and you’ve heard about the snipped golden parachutes, but what does the 451-page week-old shotgun savior of a bill actually mean for you?