Press Releases

May 13, 2021

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service provides an overview of some of the key tax provisions in the American Rescue Plan Act. Several provisions affect the 2020 tax return people are filling out this filing season, including one exempting up to $10,200 in unemployment compensation from tax ...

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WASHINGTON —The Internal Revenue Service reminds everyone that May includes National Hurricane Preparedness Week and is also National Wildfire Awareness Month. Now is a good time to create or review emergency preparedness plans for surviving natural disasters. In the last year, the Federal ...

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(TRENTON) - The Murphy Administration aims to expand access to in-demand psychiatric services by increasing the supply of trained professionals in the field. The Governor’s proposed FY2022 budget calls for $4 million to fund 10 four-year psychiatric residencies. In exchange, the residency ...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Mark A. Smith Phone: 732-366-3044 secretary@theaalfoundation.org The Alpha Alpha Lambda Scholarship and Educational Foundation Accepts Applications for the Marion B. Frederick Scholarship Encouraging All African-American Males Graduating This Year ...

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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced they are disbursing nearly 2 million payments in the sixth batch of Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan. The announcement brings the total disbursed ...

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WASHINGTON – To help taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service announced that it will take steps to automatically refund money this spring and summer to people who filed their tax return reporting unemployment compensation before the recent changes made by the American Rescue Plan. The ...

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Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey Anti-Racism Commission Declares: Stop Asian Hate Some Americans live comfortably and unconsciously understanding that their behaviors, attitudes and utterances are supported by systems that will judge and treat them fairly.  These individuals do not fear that ...

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Newark, NJ – On March 31, 2021, the Essex County Board of County Commissioners virtually held its 2021 Women’s History Month Celebration via Zoom teleconference. The ceremony commemorated the spirit and accomplishments of women everywhere and acknowledged the contributions of multiple esteemed ...

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EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges announces an upgrade to its virtual on-demand platform for members that matches their on-the-go lifestyles and puts healthy living at the center of 2021. YMCA360 is a 360-degree seamless Y experience on mobile devices, TV and web. It is ...

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WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service announced the next batch of Economic Impact Payments will be issued to taxpayers this week, with many of these coming by paper check or prepaid debit card. For taxpayers receiving direct deposit, this batch of payments began processing on Friday and will ...

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WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced today that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. The IRS will be providing formal guidance in the coming ...

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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that the most convenient way to check on a tax refund is by using the “Where’s My Refund?” tool at IRS.gov or through the IRS2Go Mobile App. Taxpayers can start checking their refund status within 24 hours after an e-filed return is ...

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ORANGE, NJ — Unity Day Nursery is the recipient of a $45,000 grant from the Orange Orphan Society that will help fund summer and wrap-around programs at the well-regarded early childhood center. Founded in 1897, Community Day Nursery is one of the oldest childcare centers in North America.   It ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Artist Steve Alpert recently added the finishing brush strokes to the 12th oil painting in the Proudly She Served  Portrait Series paying homage to women in the United States military and veterans. The series features large-scale portraits of extraordinary women military officers ...

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With many people working from home and other effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the real estate market in New Jersey has been red hot.  What is the current state of the market now and what might the future hold?  In light of these questions, TAPinto has launched its second signature virtual ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges is launching a new Esports program for students in middle and high school in collaboration with the National YMCA Esports program, providing a virtual sports experience for youth and teens that is safe and promotes leadership and personal ...

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Rocket Improv, based in Maplewood and run by Maplewoodian and long-time improviser Lulu French, is best known for its fun and inspiring improv classes for kids, tweens, and teens.  After a wildly successful fall 2020 session in a new covered outdoor stage created with social distancing compliance ...

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WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service announced that the third round of Economic Impact Payments will begin reaching Americans over the next week. Following approval of the American Rescue Plan Act, the first batch of payments will be sent by direct deposit, which some recipients will start ...

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UNITED STATES – The Internal Revenue Service urges people to continue practicing proper cybersecurity habits by securing computers, phones and other devices. Scams and schemes using the IRS as a lure can take on many variations, so practicing personal information security is vital. This news ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - For the tenth straight year, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges has received the top rating from the largest charity evaluator in the U.S. for its strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. “The Metro YMCA’s exceptional 4-star rating sets it ...

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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that its website, IRS.gov, continues to be the first and best place for people seeking information and assistance on their federal taxes. It is available 24 hours a day from the comfort of home, on a desktop, or from just about anywhere ...

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Link Community Charter School, a leader in middle school education, announced today that it will open an elementary school beginning with kindergarten in September 2021. Link was founded in 1969 as an independent school and converted to a public charter school in 2014. Serving students from Newark, ...

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UNITED STATES – The Internal Revenue Service reminds first-time filers and those who usually don’t have a federal filing requirement to consider filing a 2020 tax return. They may be eligible to claim the  Recovery Rebate Credit, a new refundable credit, authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, ...

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Essex County Commissioner, Vice President Carlos M. Pomares issued a statement in support on Governor Murphy's Announcement to Expand Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccinations Program. “I am beyond thrilled to learn teachers K-12 in New Jersey will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ – The East Orange YMCA recently launched its annual fundraising campaign to help ensure that everyone in the local community has access to vital community programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Every day, the Y works to ...

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Active duty military personnel have multiple options for free federal tax preparation. One is IRS Free File. This program offers online tax preparation, electronic filing and direct deposit of refunds, at no cost. Members of military and their families who have income below $72,000 may choose ...

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Commissioner President Wayne L. Richardson’s initiative will provide easier access to information through handheld devices (ESSEX COUNTY, NJ) – During the Essex County Commissioner Board Meeting held on February 24, 2021, Commissioner President Wayne L. Richardson announced the release of a new ...

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Growing your business with TAPinto is easy, affordable and effective.  Businesses can tap into our highly engaged local audience with a variety of marketing options, including content marketing, email marketing, social media marketing, sponsorships, banner advertising and more.  TAPinto provides ...

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