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TAP into West Essex Visits Local Businesses Old and New

July 22, 2016

CALDWELL, NJ - Co-owner of TAP into West Essex took to the streets of the West Essex area visiting local businesses last Friday with her summer intern and Caldwell resident, Josiah Heberling.

“The heat was a killer but we had a great time talking to the friendly shop attendants, managers and small business owners who are working hard to keep the streets lively during these summer months, ...

Average Roseland Resident to Pay Less in Property Taxes; Council Declines to Include Residential Sewer Payments in Tax Bill

ROSELAND, NJ—Property taxes on the average Roseland home, assessed at $464,000, will be $23 less for 2016, according to the annual tax bill report presented to the borough council on Tuesday by council administration and finance chairman Mark Vidovich.

Vidovich added that the 2016 municipal budget came in under the state 2-percent “cap” limit, without the use by the governing ...

Levine, Jacobs & Company’s Roy Levine, CPA/CGMA, Discusses the Impact of Exit Taxes on New Jerseyans

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Roy I. Levine, CPA/CGMA, Member, Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, in Livingston recently spoke with TAPinto Livingston, West Essex and West Orange about the “exit tax” and the impact it may have on New Jerseyans.

DS: How would you best describe the “exit tax?”

RL: “What an exit tax really is, is a misunderstood rule—when a person ...

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ESSEX COUNTY REGION, NJ — What news is of most interest to you? Would you like to see TAPinto have an app? 

These are a few of the questions for readers in our 2016 TAPinto Reader Survey. We want to hear from you!

The survey will take less than five minutes to complete and will help TAPinto better report on the news and issues of most importance to ...

TAP into West Essex Visits Local Businesses Old and New

July 22, 2016

CALDWELL, NJ - Co-owner of TAP into West Essex took to the streets of the West Essex area visiting local businesses last Friday with her summer intern and Caldwell resident, Josiah Heberling.

“The heat was a killer but we had a great time talking to the friendly shop attendants, managers and small business owners who are working hard to keep the streets lively during these summer months, ...

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Thunderstorm Safety Tips

 With the recent storms passing through the area I thought I'd share some of the storm safety tips I shared with my customers this week.

Unfortunately, there is no safe place outside when thunderstorms are in the area. If you hear thunder, you are likely within striking distance of the storm. Just remember, When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors.

Too many people wait far too long to ...

What To Do About Aging Parents: A 15 Pt Check-List

 A hundred years ago people in the US were extremely old in the US if they lived past 65. What a difference living in 2016 makes! Reaching age 65 now represents just the 2/3 mark for many people expected to live to 95 and beyond. Health, exercise and medical advances all make this possible in a way unimaginable through most of human history.

That’s wonderful news, but what ...

Understanding New Jersey's Prevention of Domestic Violence Act

New Jersey's Prevention of Domestic Violence Act protects individuals in married, dating, cohabiting and co-parenting relationships from 18 categories of criminal acts by their significant others, including harassment and coercion.  In C.G. v. E.G., an unpublished decision dated June 30, 2016, Judge Lawrence Jones, Superior Court of New Jersey, Ocean County, reiterated ...