Business & Finance

May 25, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ — In New Jersey Family’s first-ever Mompreneur of the Year contest, which recognizes small businesses owned and operated by New Jersey mom, Caldwell mother of four Taryn Lagonigro was named the runner-up in the “Wellness and Fitness” category for her business, Iris Mind + ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — Caldwell's Dave’s Delicious Deli, known locally for its made-to-order chicken salad and sandwiches, recently hosted a “Free Sandwich Bonanza” event, where former governor and Roseland resident Richard Codey paid the first $15 of every order received that day. At Codey’s suggestion ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, senior member at Livingston-based accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, recently provided much-needed insight on the government sending stimulus checks to deceased individuals. In the segment, entitled “Coronavirus Stimulus Checks Being ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — Spearheaded by Caldwell Councilman Jeffrey Gates, a virtual “Taste of Caldwell” event was held during the week to give local restaurant owners an opportunity to reach their patrons and let them know about services being offered amid the global health crisis. Gates and his ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — The team at award-winning Claremont Distilled Spirits, Inc of Fairfield is doing its part to assist first responders and West Essex-area residents during the global health crisis by using its spirits to produce hand sanitizer, which has become such a high-demand product that it is ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – In a recently published article focusing on how to “get proper credit for estimated tax payments,” Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, a member of the Livingston-based accounting firm Levine Jacobs & Company, LLC, offered insight into the process of switching from joint to separate ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — As certified public accountants are being urged this week to press for an extension of the federal tax filing deadlines, Bederson LLP Accountants and Advisors of Fairfield and West Orange have curtailed their office hours as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Bederson’s ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, a member of Livingston-based accounting and consulting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, recently clarified the tax implications to people who sell homes outside of New Jersey—particularly in New York—during an interview with NJ.com. In this ...

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WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — As New Jersey enters into unchartered territory and the effects of COVID-19 impact the daily lives residents across the tri-state area, the future of the West Essex community’s small businesses may be at risk. In order for local merchants to remain viable, special ...

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ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — In addition to the public schools that continue to release information regarding plans to teach remotely in the event that the state orders them to close, local businesses and places of worship are also being impacted by the threat of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.  For ...

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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 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Charles Ott, CPA/MBA, a co-managing member at Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC in Livingston, was recently highlighted by a New Jersey-based news provider, where he discussed a reader’s question about “Roth accounts” and whether the state would be likely to give the reader “a good ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ -- Timothy H. Brennan, CPA, MST, a resident of West Orange, has been named partner at CPA firm Bederson LLP in Fairfield. Brennan has been with the firm for more than 15 years, most recently as tax manager, a role in which he provides accounting and an extensive suite of tax ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF and Charles Ott CPA/MBA, Members, Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, were recently featured guests on the award-winning “The Doctor Joy Show,” where they shed light on a variety of topics business owners should be aware of. When it comes to business ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Two members of Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC—Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, and Richard M. Hoffman, CPA/CGMA—were recently featured on “The Doctor Joy Show,” where they had a wide-ranging conversation on taxes in New Jersey and some recent changes in the new tax laws. According ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Wawa, Inc. celebrated the grand opening of its newest store, located at 28 Little Falls Road in Fairfield on Friday, where both state and local officials, members of the Fairfield fire and police departments, members of the Special Olympics, members of the community food bank, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — In the age of social media, making professional connections has never been easier, but the managing partners at the Livingston-based accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, recently hosted a networking event for professionals under the age of 40 to make sure that ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — James A. Kruper, CPA, Member, in charge of the peer-review program for the accounting firm of Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC in Livingston, has formally announced that the firm successfully passed its peer review, without exception. In 1988, the members of the American ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Four months after opening in West Caldwell, co-owners and instructors Gina Striffler and Kathy Costello of The Bar Method, located at 555 Passaic Avenue, recently held a commemorative ribbon cutting ceremony to officially celebrate its grand opening. Michael Daniels and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Kevin Kanouse, CPA, a supervisor at Livingston's Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, was recently named a “Generation NOW Game Changer” by the Commerce & Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) and was honored during a ceremony held at the Hilton Meadowlands Hotel in East ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Century 21 Wessex & The Crossing, the Fairfield-based chapter of Century 21 Real Estate LLC, recently celebrated the relaunch of its facility at 435 Hollywood Avenue with complimentary food, drinks and entertainment for family, friends and members of the West Essex ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — Nicole celebrated the official grand opening of her new salon, The Lash Lady, with a celebratory ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sunday at 79 Bloomfield Avenue in Caldwell. Nicole welcomed Caldwell Mayor John Kelley, Councilwoman Christine Schmidt, Pompton Lakes Mayor Michael Serra, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, a Livingston-based accounting firm Is pleased to announce that prides itself on its teamwork abilities, where “every account receives the talent and expertise of the whole firm,” has announced that Keith J. Fischer, CPA, CGMA, CMEC has joined the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) for Medicare health coverage begins on Oct. 15 and continues until Dec. 7. During this time, people may make changes to certain aspects of their Medicare health coverage: Change from one Medicare Advantage Plan to another Medicare ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) for Medicare health coverage begins on Oct. 15 and continues until Dec. 7. During this time, people may make changes to certain aspects of their Medicare health coverage: Change from one Medicare Advantage Plan to another Medicare ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Dr Effie Z Deegan & Deegan Dental welcome Dr. Karim Elmorshedy to the West Orange office, located at 23 Old Short Hills Road. Elmorshedy received his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (D.M.D) from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. "Dr. Karim is committed to providing the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael Karu, CPA/CFF, a member of Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, was recently named an award recipient in the “Impact” category of the New Jersey Certified Public Accountants’ (NJPA) prestigious NJCPA Ovation Awards. The Ovation Awards, announced annually during the NJCPA ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Charles Ott, CPA/MBA, a lifelong New Jersey resident and a tax professional who has spent his entire career providing tax and accounting services to clients around the tri-state area, will officially join Livingston-based accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, on July ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ -- Bederson LLP Accountants and Advisors of Fairfield recently raised $1,500 in support of Junior Achievement at the Accountants Invitational Bowl-A-Thon at Hanover Lanes in East Hanover. Two teams bowled for Bederson, including Ryan DiPeri, Cara DiLorenzo, Brittany Chery, ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Nearly 300 fourth, fifth and sixth graders from Fairfield’s Winston Churchill School recently participated in Career Day, where approximately 35 presenters from local businesses and organizations inspired the kids.  Principal Raymond Santana thanked the presenters sharing their ...

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