Press Releases

May 11, 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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Budget Would Increase Reimbursement from $100 to $500 Per Hearing Aid; Would be First Increase since 1987 (TRENTON) – Governor Phil Murphy’s budget plan for the fiscal year starting July 1 would significantly increase hearing aid purchase reimbursement available under the state’s Hearing Aid ...

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Budget Would Increase Reimbursement from $100 to $500 Per Hearing Aid; Would be First Increase since 1987 (TRENTON) – Governor Phil Murphy’s budget plan for the fiscal year starting July 1 would significantly increase hearing aid purchase reimbursement available under the state’s Hearing Aid ...

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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 more than 1.1 million payments in the eighth batch of Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan. The announcement brings the total ...

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Shore House, the Long Branch-based nonprofit with a mission of empowering and restoring hope, independence and self-worth for people living with a mental illness, kicked off Mental Health Awareness Month in Long Branch, NJ, this week. Together with other members of the Monmouth County Stigma-Free ...

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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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Red Bank, NJ – May 4, 2021 – Hackensack Meridian Riverview Medical Center Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Fred Voccola to the Riverview Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees. “We are delighted to welcome Fred to this incredibly strong board of trustees,” says Todd ...

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Plan Boosts Pay for Direct Support Professionals, Certified Nurse Aides, Personal Care Assistants, Medicaid Transportation Providers and Child Care Workers (TRENTON) –  Demonstrating continued support for the frontline workers who are vital to the health and safety of so many New Jerseyans, ...

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Initiative Aims to Make Communities Supportive & Accessible Places to Live for People of All Ages   (TRENTON) – The Department of Human Services and AARP New Jersey today announced New Jersey has become the ninth state accepted into the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, which ...

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RED BANK, NJ – It’s been a long and often lonely year for senior citizens. From losing family and friends to the coronavirus to enduring long periods of isolation, the pandemic has impacted older adults in unimaginable ways. But as a wave of vaccinations among the country’s most vulnerable ...

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Monmouth County, NJ - The Board of Directors of the Woman's Exchange of Monmouth County presented a check of $350,000 to Dr. David Stout, president of Brookdale Community College. These funds will provide scholarships over ten years to women, age 25 or older, living in Monmouth County enrolling ...

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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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Pilgrim Baptist Church of Red Bank (Pastor Terrence K. Porter, Senior Minister), in partnership with the Parker Family Health Center of Red Bank (Suzy R. Dyer, Executive Director), continue to sponsor Vaccination Day's each Saturday from 8am- 12noon.  The Vaccination Day initiative is part of a ...

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After each of the three Economic Impact Payments is issued, the IRS is required to mail a notice to each recipient's last known address. The notice provides information about the amount of the payment, how it was made and how to report any payment that wasn't received. Some people may receive ...

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As we reflect on this past year, one dominated by the pandemic that has taken so much from us, we feel a surge of emotions from fear to grief to hope. Yet the one which might be the most enduring is gratitude, an appreciation for how much our frontline workers across the healthcare industry ...

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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 − The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department announced  further details of tax credits available under the American Rescue Plan to help small businesses, including providing paid leave for employees receiving COVID-19 vaccinations. The additional details, provided in a ...

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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers to check their tax returns for common errors that could delay refunds or otherwise affect normal processing. Here are some ways to avoid tax return slipups as the May 17 due date gets closer. Use electronic filing. Filing ...

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The IRS mails letters or notices to taxpayers for a variety of reasons including if: They have a balance due. They are due a larger or smaller refund. The agency has a question about their tax return. They need to verify identity. The agency needs additional information. The agency ...

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FARMINGDALE, NJ (April 15, 2021) – Nine community leaders from Monmouth and Ocean counties will be honored by Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore at an outdoor celebration on Wednesday, May 26, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale. The annual Women of Distinction ...

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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 fifth batch of Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan. The announcement brings the total disbursed so ...

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WASHINGTON — The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 suspends the requirement that taxpayers increase their tax liability by all or a portion of their excess advance payments of the Premium Tax Credit (excess APTC) for tax year 2020. A taxpayer’s excess APTC is the amount by which the taxpayer’s ...

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WASHINGTON – Unclaimed income tax refunds worth more than $1.3 billion await an estimated 1.3 million taxpayers who did not file a 2017 Form 1040 federal income tax return, according to the Internal Revenue Service. “The IRS wants to help taxpayers who are due refunds but haven’t filed their ...

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WASHINGTON –The Internal Revenue Service reminds self-employed individuals, retirees, investors, businesses, corporations and others who pay their taxes quarterly that the payment for the first quarter of 2021 is due Thursday, April 15, 2021. The extension to May 17, 2021 for individuals to file ...

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WASHINGTON − As people across the country file their 2020 tax returns, some are claiming the 2020 Recovery Rebate Credit (RRC). The IRS is mailing letters to some taxpayers who claimed the 2020 credit and may be getting a different amount than they expected.  It’s important to remember that the ...

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The Red Bank Public Library is turning the page on the long-standing practice of charging fines for  overdue library materials. As of April 1, 2021, the Red Bank Public Library is entirely fine-free and will  eliminate fines on late items, whether adult, children's, or teen materials! This change ...

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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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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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The IRS continues to issue the third round of Economic Impact Payments to eligible individuals, with payments being issued as a direct deposit or by mail as a paper check or prepaid EIP debit card. No action is needed by most eligible people to receive a third Economic Impact Payment ...

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Little Silver, N.J. - Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, school programs have been finding new and innovative ways to engage the school community. Two teachers at Red Bank Regional High School (RBR) in Little Silver, N.J. are taking engagement a step further showing that even in these ...

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