LIVINGSTON, NJ — Kim E. Forrester, CPA/CGMA, member of the Livingston-based, award-winning accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, was recently featured as a guest on the “Wise Women @ Work” podcast where she discussed “under-the-radar” tips to prepare for tax season.

During the interview with host Felicia Garland, Forrester emphasized the importance of keeping and maintaining records for your taxes, especially with the ever-changing tax laws.

“For the State of New Jersey, your medical expenses only need to exceed 2 percent of your adjusted gross income,” said Forrester, who also recommended summarizing these statements. “While you may not get a benefit on the federal taxes, you may get a benefit from the State of New Jersey.”

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She also discussed her own career journey to becoming a certified public accountant, offering important insights into networking and how individuals can distinguish themselves from the competition. When it came to acquiring success in the accounting industry, Kim advised people to “ask questions and dig deep to understand the clients’ business needs.”

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To speak with and/or set up an interview with Levine, Jacobs, contact Amy Delman of Amy Delman Public Relations LLC at 201-563-4614 or