TIMELY TAX TIPS: Avoiding the 10% Penalty in 5 Easy Steps

February 22, 2017

BASKING RIDGE, NJ- Do you want to access money from your retirement accounts but aren’t sure of the true costs involved?

As vehicles designed for saving for retirement, most retirement accounts have a set age requirement you must reach before making penalty-free income distributions. The age requirement is usually 59 1⁄2 but is sometimes as early as age 50. This means that, ...

Update on Quarry Redevelopment Proposal Due at Meeting in Late Feb.

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - An update on Bernards Township's consideration of a proposal to have the redevelopment of the nearly-defunct Millington Quarry proceed through a state program for blighted properties is due to be presented to the Bernards Township Committee on Feb. 28.

Speaking at the Feb. 14 meeting, Bernards Township Committee members John Malay and John Carpenter said they would ...

TIMELY TAX TIPS: Avoiding 60-day Rollovers in 5 Easy Steps

BASKING RIDGE, NJ- Are you considering rolling over your current retirement savings plan to a traditional or Roth IRA this year? With the many benefits that IRAs have to offer, this may seem like a great idea.But, if not done properly, you could be subject to some costly penalties and fees, as well as face the possibility of having to pay taxes on the entire amount this year!One way to rollover ...

Bernards Planning Board Endorses Quarry Redevelopment Application, Recognizing Public Comment

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Following an earlier planner's report and comments from the public - including input from former township officials who offered some words of caution - the Bernards Township Planning Board has put its stamp of approval on an application seeking to designate the Millington Quarry as a state redevelopment site.

The matter is now back with the Township ...

Somerset County Among Top Places to Live in the USA

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County is a great place to live – one of the top 25 in the country and first among the top three in New Jersey, according to 24/7 Wall St. (

In its January 2017 list of “The Best Counties to Live In,” the online financial news and opinion company ranked Somerset County in 16th place, followed by Morris and Hunterdon counties at ...

Want a Summer Job with Bernards Township? Start Applying on Monday, Jan. 30

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Want to work for the Bernards Township recreation department, or at the township's Pleasant Valley Pool this summer? Well, it's not too early to apply.

Applications available on Monday

Starting on Monday, Jan. 30, applications for summer jobs with the Bernards Township Department of Parks and Recreation can be picked up at the recreation department at the Town ...

TAPinto Launches Free TAPinto App for iPhone and Android: Download it Today launched a free TAPinto App today for iPhone and Android, enabling readers to obtain their local news and events in a fast, easy-to-use application.  With this launch, TAPinto becomes one of the only local news publications in the country to have its own App.

The TAPinto App not only features news and events, but also enables readers to receive push notifications regarding ...

Basking Ridge Business Alliance Begins 2017 by Voting in Officers for Year

BASKING RIDGE, NJ-  More than 20 local business owners and members of the Basking Ridge Business Alliance gathered for the group's first meeting of 2017 at the Bernards Township Community Center, and voted in the leadership for 2017, including Bill Youngblood as president and Joan Triano as vice-president for the year. 

Also in attendance was Bernards Township resident ...

Choosing the Right Tax Professional in 4 Easy Steps

BASKING RIDGE, NJ- Managing taxes during retirement might be the single most important factor influencing your retirement lifestyle. As you transition from working for an income to withdrawing income from your savings and investments, you might have questions: How can I maximize my income while minimizing income taxes in retirement? How will my Social Security be taxed? Should I be concerned ...

Forbes Magazine Names Somerville Resident and Founder of Bio-Tech Company as  One of the Brightest in the World of Science

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A 27-year-old borough resident working on his Ph.D at Rutgers University and co-owner of a cutting-edge biotech company in North Brunswick has been selected by Forbes Magazine as one of the brightest innovators in the world of science under the age of 30.

Michael Johnson is one of 600 people in 20 fields, from the arts, media, technology and other disciplines selected for the ...

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Norris McLaughlin & Marcus New Jersey Office Moving to Newly Redesigned Space

February 14, 2017

Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., is moving its headquarters from its Route 202-206 home of 27 years down the street to Bridgewater Crossings.  Effective February 21, the firm will take up residence on the top two floors of 400 Crossing Boulevard.  The firm left the building with goals of continued growth.

"We look forward to relocating to our new New Jersey ...