Press Releases

September 21, 2020

Eligible Families Needing Child Care Assistance as Schools Open Remotely Can Apply Now at ChildCareNJ.Gov (TRENTON) – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced that applications are now open for the new COVID-19 child care tuition assistance program the Murphy ...

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Are you thinking about starting TAPinto in your community?  Join us for an informational webinar about starting and owning your own local news site with TAPinto. Webinars are being offered on: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at noon.  Register here. Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at ...

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Effort Builds Upon Naloxone Distribution to Residents, Police, Libraries & Homeless Shelters & Standing Orders at Pharmacies; Naloxone Also Now Part of NJ’s Prescription Assistance Program for Older Residents (TRENTON) – Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson and Health ...

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Are you thinking about starting TAPinto in your community?  Write your next chapter with TAPinto.   Join us for an informational webinar about starting and owning your own local news site with TAPinto. Webinars are being offered on: Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at noon  Register here. Tuesday, ...

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Jersey Shore NFL Flag, a new community-focused co-ed flag football organization for boys and girls aged 5 to 14 has opened registration for its first ever season at www.jerseyshorenflflag.com. Created with the goal of fostering an exciting experience for children and a communal atmosphere for ...

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WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service continues to look for ways to help people who were unable to provide their information in time to receive Economic Impact Payments for their children. As part of that effort, the Internal Revenue Service announced today it will reopen the registration ...

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Editor & Publisher Magazine (E&P), the authoritative voice of news publishing since 1884, welcomes Michael Shapiro as a featured columnist in a new content section E&P calls “Voices.” Shapiro, a graduate of Rutgers College, Rutgers University, and Stanford Law School, is the Founder and ...

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WASHINGTON — Marking a major milestone in tax administration, the Internal Revenue Service announced that taxpayers can now submit Form 1040-X electronically with commercial tax-filing software. As IRS e-filing has grown during the past 30 years, the 1040-X, Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax ...

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The home office deduction allows qualifying taxpayers to deduct certain home expenses on their tax return. With more people working from home than ever before, some taxpayers may be wondering if they can claim a home office deduction when they file their 2020 tax return next year. Here are some ...

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WASHINGTON − The Internal Revenue Service provided a reminder today that the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act can help eligible taxpayers in need by providing favorable tax treatment for withdrawals from retirement plans and IRAs and allowing certain retirement plans to ...

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With a record eight named storms already created in the Atlantic, Ocean County Emergency Management officials are ready if a major tropical system approaches our coast, even during the COVID 19 Pandemic. In a release issued today, Ocean County stands ready on several fronts. Freeholder Kelly, ...

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TAPinto readers are civically engaged, read TAPinto frequently, and buy products or use services from TAPinto advertisers, the 2020 TAPinto Reader Survey found.  More than 4,000 readers took the survey, which took place in June. The survey found: Additional findings: ●     37% of ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ: New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District Independent Candidate Martin Weber is vowing to preserve the spirit and legality of the Second Amendment. “The Second Amendment needs to be defended for the law-abiding citizens”, says Weber. “When you look at many gun owners here in the 3rd ...

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Relief Effort Has Provided Over $18 Million to Local Community Organizations,  Now Looks to Support Bold, Innovative Projects Across New Jersey (Morristown, NJ) – Since incorporation on March 24, the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund (NJPRF) has raised over $37.4 million and provided $18 ...

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The IRS reminds taxpayers that one of the best ways to check on their refund is the “Where’s My Refund?” tool on the IRS website and the IRS2Go app. Updated once a day, usually overnight, this useful tool gives taxpayers a projected refund issuance date as soon as it is approved. The IRS issues ...

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Are you thinking about starting TAPinto in your community?  Write your next chapter with TAPinto.   Join us for an informational webinar about starting and owning your own local news site with TAPinto. Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at noon. Register here.    

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Are you thinking about starting TAPinto in your community?  Write your next chapter with TAPinto.   Join us for an informational webinar about starting and owning your own local news site with TAPinto. Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at noon. Register here.    

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ (July 10, 2020) –  COVID-19 threatened to cancel Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore’s annual Women of Distinction & Community Partners Gala, originally planned for March. But with a few adjustments, the organization’s most significant fundraising event is set to take place ...

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TAPinto is a network of more than 80 award-winning objective online local news sites. While we accept Letters to the Editor, we do not have an Editorial Page and do not provide our opinion on any elections or issues.  We do not endorse candidates. Like hardcopy newspaper, television, radio and ...

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The New Jersey Chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists has recognized three TAPinto publishers for their reporting as a part of their annual NJ-SPJ Signature Awards.     "I am proud that NJ-SPJ has recognized our publishers for providing objective, independent, truly local news ...

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People who receive an Economic Impact Payment this year should keep Notice 1444, Your Economic Impact Payment, with their tax records. This notice provides information about the amount of their payment, how the payment was made and how to report any payment that wasn’t received. For security ...

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The gig economy, also called sharing or access economy, is activity where taxpayers earn income providing on-demand work, services or goods. Often, it’s through a digital platform like an app or website. While there are many types of sharing economy businesses, ride-sharing and home rentals are two ...

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