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July 1, 2022

NEW JERSEY — The price of gas in New Jersey is heading down as the Fourth of July weekend gets closer. The average price of a gallon of unleaded is $4.85, according to AAA. That's down 2 cents from yesterday and 9 cents from last week. Drivers are paying $1.71 more than this time last ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael Karu, CPA/CFF, senior member of the award-winning accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, in Livingston, recently discussed the complexities involved in both selling and gifting a home in New Jersey. His insights came in response to an anonymous reader of ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, Senior Member of Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, in Livingston recently explained 401(k) income and pension exclusion rules as it applies to New Jersey taxes. In response to a retired reader of NJMoneyHelp.com who inquired about whether someone is ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael Karu, CPA/CFF, senior member of Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, in Livingston recently shared insight on the process of taxes and business loans. Karu shared his expertise in response to a reader of NJMoneyHelp.com who is starting a new business in New Jersey who ...

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CALDWELL, NJ -- One week after area gas prices jumped by as much as 25 percent on 48 hours, the cost of a gallon of regular gas remains well above $4 per gallon in western Essex County. According to Monday morning's rates posted on GasBuddy.com, the lowest price of regular per gallon in Caldwell ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, senior member the Livingston-based accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, recently shed light on how federal pensions are taxed in New Jersey, explaining to taxpayers that the rules can be quite confusing. In an article titled, “How will ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael Karu, CPA/CFF, senior member at the award-winning accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, recently shared his thoughts on the possibility of disappearing tax breaks that the Joe Biden administration might curtail or attempt to eliminate in the near future. In ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Medical technology leader Getinge has expanded operations in New Jersey with the launch of a new Experience Center in Wayne that will support its sales and service operations in North America. The company already has its U.S. headquarters and extensive manufacturing facilities here, and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, senior member of Livingston’s Levine, Jacobs & Company accounting firm, recently explained what would happen with an individual’s Roth IRA (individual retirement account) if he or she moved to a different state. In an article titled, “I’m moving.

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In response to public inquires about how to determine the basis of a non-deductible individual retirement account (IRA), Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, senior member at the award-winning accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, recently addressed the importance of keeping ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As the newly appointed Human Resources (HR) Officer at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), Ruth K. Bash will be responsible for overseeing all HR functions and promoting a culture of employee engagement by attracting and retaining an innovative, inclusive and high-performing ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, senior member of the award-winning Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, accounting firm in Livingston, recently shared his insight on the tax implications of selling versus gifting a motor vehicle to a family member. When a reader of NJMoneyHelp.com asked ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, senior member of the Livingston-based, award-winning, accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, recently discussed how to handle taxes on profits made from Facebook Marketplace, Nextdoor or any other social media marketplace during an interview ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As the senior member of the award-winning accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC in Livingston, Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, recently offered his insight to New Jersey residents seeking advice about additional taxes on the income of rental properties out of state. In ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, senior member of the Livingston-based accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, recently discussed rules pertaining to penalties on 401(k) plans in response to inquiries about the full withdrawal of a 401(k) plan upon leaving one’s job. A ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health has announced the appointment of Millburn resident Richard “Rick” Davis as the new president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston. Davis joined SBMC in 2012 as senior vice president and chief financial ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey’s average gas price is $3.38, up 10 cents from last week ($3.28), according to AAA Northeast’s Oct.19 survey of fuel prices. The analysis also found that motorists are paying 16 cents more than a month ago ($3.22) and $1.14 more than this same time last year ($2.24). The ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, senior member of the Livingston-based accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, was recently quoted in NJBIZ and on NJBiz.com as part of a discussion on the impact of mergers and acquisitions among accounting firms.   In the article, titled ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — On behalf of Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston, Richard Davis, president and chief executive officer has welcomed back former staff member Jennifer O’Neill, DNP, APN, NEA-BC to the SBMC family to serve as chief operating officer.  “Jennifer is a passionate and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In recognition of a $100 million donation from the Cooperman Family Foundation—the largest monetary contribution ever provided to a hospital in New Jersey in support of its healthcare initiatives—Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston announced on Thursday that the ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ -- Co-owners and instructors Samantha Scarpa and Ashley Gonzalez of 3Cheers Dance & Fitness located at 435 Hollywood Ave. recently held a commemorative ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially celebrate its grand opening. "It was a beautiful afternoon filled with family, friends, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In response to recent inquiries about potential tax consequences in the face of a divorce, and particularly the possibility of receiving a check as part of a divorce settlement, exempt from tax, local accountant Michael Karu, the senior member of Livingston’s Levine, Jacobs & ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston recently announces the addition of David K. Kung, M.D., a cerebral vascular, endovascular and general neurosurgeon, to RWJBarnabas Health as the new co-director of endovascular neurosurgery across the hospital system. “A lot of ...

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VERONA, NJ — After 60 years in business, Dino Ditizii, owner of Verona Barbershop, will close his shop and look forward to retirement.   When referring to retiring after 60 years, Dino jokingly said, “That’s all, I tried to go to 100, but my customers say I would be foolish.”  At 84 years ...

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