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CPA Q&A

- Michael Karu,CPA/CFF, explains consolidation of non-custodial accounts - LIVINGSTON, NJ – Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, Member, Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC., was featured on various personal finance portals. In the article, "Will I owe taxes if I consolidate my non-IRA accounts?" Karu states, “The only time that tax is recognized from IRA transactions is upon withdrawal” To read the article in its entirety please click here. To speak with and/or set up an ...

Chamber Spotlight

The Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) is proud to spotlight its new member, Montclair Medical Associates, LLC (MMA), and owner, Dr. Renita Oglesby. Thank you, Montclair Medical Associates, for partnering with the LACC and being a part of Livingston’s thriving business community. This virtual interview was conducted by TAPintoLivingston.net in partnership with the LACC and answered by Dr. Renita Oglesby Montclair Medical Associates, established in 2017, is located at 290 South Livingston Avenue, Suite 2, in ...

Daughters of Israel Corner

The Family Council at Daughters of Israel sponsored a Pet Parade on June 10. Pictured: Resident Jacob Cohen enjoys double the fun with these two playful visiting pooches.

JB Real Estate Advantage Report - Livingston

There are 316,000,000 Reasons to feel GREAT about the Livingston Real Estate Market with just about $316 MILLION Dollars in Closed Sales in town in the last 12 months.    If you are lucky enough to live here, this is terrific news as very few towns in New Jersey or Nationwide; for that matter, have such a high total sales volume. Over $156 Million Dollars of closed sales on homes priced between $600,000 and $1 Million speaks to the steady strength of the Livingston market. In the Luxury market, homes listed for $1 ...

Kevin's Corner

According to the L.A. Times, the average American uses an estimated 98 gallons of water EACH day.   Here are five simple ways you can save water, to help you conserve water this summer and take some pressure off of your drains. 1. Unless you are using it, turn the faucet off. How many of us still leave the water running while we shave or brush our teeth?According to treehugger.com, the average faucet uses two gallons of water per minute. If you brush for two minutes, you could save up to eight gallons of water per ...

Meadowbrook Camp Corner

Recently, the owners of Meadowbrook Country Day Camp, Dan Milman and George Stein, took part in a fun Question and Answer session. Below are the questions and their responses. To learn more about Milman, Stein and Meadowbrook, click here to read a recent article that ran on TApinto.net. WHEN YOU HEAR THE WORD CAMP, WHAT VISUAL COMES TO MIND? George: A six lb. marshmallow. Dan: That “camp smell,” bonfires, sunshine and children laughing and playing all day long.   HOW DID YOU GET INTO THIS ...

Rising Music Stars from Andy's Family Music

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Andy’s Family Music Center of Livingston is proud to highlight its student Lauren Raiss, a Collins Elementary School fifth-grader with an aptitude for drums. Taught by instructor Joe Vitello, Lauren began playing the drums at a young age and studies the instrument at school as well. She also has her own YouTube channel, and enjoys creating and editing videos in her free time. A fan of pop music, Lauren has also tried the guitar, but prefers drums and hopes to one day play in the Livingston High School ...

Risky Business: Managing Risk in the Modern World

Real Estate Agents take on a great deal of responsibility when they guide us through the process of purchasing a home; knowing the basics of property insurance to point clients in the right direction is an important part of confidently brokering a home sale. Under what circumstances should a buyer be concerned about special coverage? A Vacant Home Vacant homes are at higher risk for most causes of claims. Vacant properties are broken into more often, and what would have been a smaller claim like a pipe bursting can be catastrophic if ...

Sobel Solutions

“We are pleased to announce that EAC Valuations PA has joined the Sobel & Co. Valuation Practice to create Sobel Valuations LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sobel & Co.,” said Alan Sobel, managing member of the firm. “From the first time Frank Merenda, president and CEO of EAC Valuations, met with the Sobel & Co. valuation team, we quickly recognized the power of combining our two groups. By leveraging both firms’ years of experience serving the valuation and appraisals niche market, we are positioned to ...

The Insider's Guide to Education

Now that college acceptances are rolling in, how do I decide which to attend? Your hard work in high school has paid off. You took your SAT/ACT exams, got the best grades you could, and filled out as many applications as you needed to. Acceptance letters are starting to come in and you need to make a decision on where you will go in the fall. It's hard to decide!! Here are some tips and things to consider to help you make your decision: Ask the right questions Call the schools and speak to an admissions advisor, current students ...

What's New in Sports Health

It’s all about physical fitness. It’s what allows elite skiers to compete in the most extreme conditions and at their highest levels.  An obvious way to ensure your enjoyment and performance is with the appropriate level of strength, endurance and conditioning. A balanced program focusing on aerobic fitness, strength training, core and balance is the way to get the most out of this winter sport. Aerobic health will allow you to enjoy a long day on the slopes.  Low and high intensity training are important to ...

Whispers of Winter

There is a glaring hole in recent Game of Thrones seasons that needs to be addressed: the ability of Valyrian steel to destroy White Walkers has not been acknowledged since before Jon Snow’s death. In fact, it hasn’t been mentioned since the Season Five finale when Jon Snow reveals this discovery to Sam Tarly. Jon has cared about little more than the war between the living and the dead since long before his death, but after being killed later that same episode, he never mentions Valyrian steel’s power again. Since ...

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