New 3.8% Tax Demystified
There are lots of rumors and misconceptions circulating about the new 3.8 % tax that was signed into law with the new health care bill. It is not a real estate tax or transfer fee, but rather, a tax on the unearned income of high income taxpayers to be used to shore up the Medicare fund. Realtors have lobbied diligently to prevent any new real estate taxes or transfer fees as the economy and the real estate market are working to improve.
The National Association of Realtors provides some very useful information to help demystify the new tax. Click below for:
Top Ten Things You Should Know
FAQ's on New Tax
Brochure with Sample Tax Scenarios
Cape May's Cove Beach among best
Coastal Living Magazine has listed Cape May's Cove Beach as one of the top 21 best beaches in the United States! Not just for swimming, Cove Beach is heralded for it's year round activity including kayaking, beachcombing, and fishing, along with its panoramic views and breath taking sunsets.
From Dee's Kitchen
We've all tried this in the office and it's delicious! Here's a quick and easy recipe from Dee's kitchen:
Dee's Salmon Spread
1 Pkg of Smoked Salmon
1 8oz Pkg of Cream Cheese
Juice from 1 Whole Lemon
Red Onion (Scallions or White Onions are ok)
Trader Joe's 21 Season Salute, if desired
Mix all together and serve with your favorite crackers.