Experts Weigh in on Federal Tax Reform's Effects on Local Businesses and Their Employees

March 5, 2018

Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a series of articles on the effects of the new Federal Tax Law on businesses and residents of West Essex County.

WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ – It was a busy two months for West Essex accounting firms as they began grappling with the extensive changes that local businesses and their employees must deal with in the aftermath of the new federal tax ...

Levine, Jacobs & Company Collects Non-perishables to Support Local Food Pantries

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After last year’s resounding success, Levine, Jacobs & Company LLC is once again collecting non-perishable food items to support two local food pantries—Christine’s Kitchen at Holy Trinity Church in West Orange and the Bobrow Kosher Food Pantry at Oheb Congregation in South Orange—in hopes that the accounting firm will surpass last ...

Is Tax Reform Affecting Home Values? Local Experts Weigh In

Local officials and experts react to new federal tax reform plan that has caused unease among Essex County homeowners and businesses.

WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — In response to the apprehension and confusion surrounding the recently passed federal tax bill as it relates to Essex County, local professionals and political leaders are weighing in on the subject to help homeowners, ... Named Partner of the Year by NJ News Commons

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - has been named Partner of the Year by NJ News Commons, a network of more than 230 news organizations across New Jersey.  The award goes to a journalist or news organization that showed overall excellence in their work for 2017.    

Joe Amditis, Associate Director of the Center for Cooperative Media, said TAPinto won the award ...

North Essex Chamber Ushers in New Value for Businesses; Expands Community Outreach

MONTCLAIR, NJ — As the North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC) approaches its 50th year, the chamber is celebrating how far it has come and the bright future ahead.

The NECC, which exists to ensure that businesses grow and prosper in the community, while supporting the community in return, has recently introduced new ways for members to grow their business.

One is through the member ...

Allure Day Spa Celebrates 10 Years in West Caldwell

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Allure Day Spa, located at 55 Passaic Avenue, recently celebrated its 10th anniversary in West Caldwell.

Owner Monica Laratta and Allure staff members began the anniversary celebrations with a ribbon cutting ceremony, raffles, giveaways, chair massages and face readings.

As seen with the Allure family above, Mayor Joseph Tempesta and Councilmen Stephen Wolsky ... Sets All-Time Monthly Traffic Record With More Than 2.3M Pageviews In January 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In January 2018, set an all-time record for the most traffic in any single month since its inception 9 years ago.   

From Jan. 1, 2018 to Jan. 31, 2018, TAPinto registered 913,468 readers and 2,328,707 pageviews, up from 799,995 readers and 1,934,413 pageviews during the same period a year ago. 

"Since Facebook relegated news to ...

Sobel & Co. Executive Women's Breakfast Focuses on Diversity in the Workplace

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Diversity in the workplace (The “D” Word) was the central theme of Sobel & Co. LLC’s Executive Women’s Leadership Breakfast last week, where businesswomen gathered in Livingston to hear a presentation from Alycia Banks, training and development officer for Columbia Bank.

Following some networking and a light breakfast, Banks opened a ...

How to Keep Important TAPinto Local News Stories in Your Facebook News Feed

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Facebook recently announced it is changing its news feed and algorithms so that news from legitimate publishers and posts from businesses will seldom appear.

At TAPinto, we believe in serving you with high-quality, objective local news coverage.   To make sure that you continue to see news from us in your Facebook News Feed:

Have TAPinto West ...

Facebook Changes Its News Feed; How You Can Get Your Local News

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Facebook recently announced it is changing its news feed and algorithms so that news from legitimate publishers and posts from businesses will seldom appear. 

This will be frustrating for people who use Facebook to find news and information relevant to them, said TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro. 

“Relegating legitimate news publishers and ...

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