Legislation would allow NJ taxpayers to contribute to National Guard

    A bill in the New Jersey legislature would allow taxpayers to make voluntary contributions on their income tax returns to give financial support to the families of the state’s National Guard members to help them cope when a wage-earner has temporarily left civilian employment to be placed on active military duty.

    The Gloucester County Times reported that the legislation has cleared the state’s Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee and is now headed to the full Senate for consideration.

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