February 15, 2009
Small tax-exempt organizations (charitable organizations such as youth athletic leagues) that previously were not required to file returns because their gross receipts were normally $25,000 or less may be required to file an annual electronic notice. The Pension Protection Act (PPA) of 2006 added this filing requirement to improve transparency within the non-profit sector and Read More
February 8, 2009
Approximately 30 representatives from all sections of AIA-NJ attended the AIA National Grassroots conference in Washington DC on Feb 4 -7 to meet with their legislators and learn new leadership skills. AIA-NJ officers Jason Kliwinski, David DelVecchio, Lauren Thompsen, Stacey Kliesch and Seth Leeb met with Senator Lautenberg on February 5th to discuss the Stimulus Package Read More
February 5, 2009
The National Green Building Standard, known as ICC-700, was approved yesterday (Jan. 29, 2009) as an American National Standard. The new Standard provides guidance for safe and sustainable building practices for residential construction, including both new and renovated single-family to high-rise residential buildings. This is the first and only green standard that is consistent and Read More
February 5, 2009
AIA-NJ supports the proposed 18 month moratorium on COAH fees to promote economic activity in the state. We have formed a special task force which will research issues and make recommendations for COAH going forward. AIA-NJ has also been invited by State Senator Lesniak to participate in the COAH discussion over the next 18 months.
February 4, 2009
The foundation has been laid to start AIA-NJ blogging. Let’s see where this goes.