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Business Beat

Weekly business updates in an e-newsletter

Member News – The Provident Bank

April 18th, 2014 — The Provident Bank, the oldest community bank operating exclusively in New Jersey, has entered into an arrangement with the Middlesex County Bar Association that will allow the bank to an offer specialized services and preferred rates to the Association’s members ...Read More

Member News – TD Bank

April 18th, 2014 — TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, has named Robert T. Keating as Assistant Vice President, Sales Representative in TD Merchant Services in Mahwah, N.J. He is responsible for providing a range of customized merchant solutions for cashless payments, including credit ...Read More

Member News – Crowne Plaza Saddle Brook

April 18th, 2014 — Crowne Plaza Saddle Brook joins CIANJ. Grand Opening scheduled in the near future. The New Crowne Plaza Saddle Brook Hotel is the ideal destination for business and leisure travelers alike.  Perfectly located on Interstate 80 and the Garden State Parkway, ...Read More

Collecting Sales Tax from Tattoos & Cosmetic Make-Up Applications

April 18th, 2014 — Effective January 17, 2014, the Sales and Use Tax Act imposes tax on charges for “tattooing, including all permanent body art and permanent cosmetic make-up applications.”  N.J.S.A. 54:32B-3(b)(10). P.L. 2013, c. 193 amended N.J.S.A. 54:32B-3(b)(10) to exclude from tax charges ...Read More

Replenishing Political War Chests

April 18th, 2014 — The money spent on last year’s elections reached record highs and as a result, the amount of money left in both parties coffers are at an all-time low according to a press release from the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC). ...Read More

State Budget Discussions Continue

April 18th, 2014 — In a relatively quiet week in Trenton, the Assembly Budget Committee met on Monday to hear from the Commissioner of the Department of Labor & Workforce Development, Hal Wirths, and the Commissioner of the Department of Health, Mary O’Dowd.  The ...Read More

Member News – Sally Glick, Sobel & Co.

April 18th, 2014 — Sally Glick, Principal and Chief Growth Strategist at Sobel & Co., a regional CPA firm, was honored at the William Paterson Foundation’s 24th Annual Legacy Awards Gala on April 10th at The Grove in Cedar Grove, New Jersey. The Legacy Award ...Read More

Member News – Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer

April 11th, 2014 — Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer attorney’s, Barbara Koonz, Counsel, and Hesser G. McBride Jr., Shareholder, have taken on the role of Middlesex County March for Babies® Co-Chairs to raise awareness and funding for babies who are born premature or with birth ...Read More

Member News – BR Printers

April 11th, 2014 — BR Printers to Become the First Printer on the West Coast with the Ability to Print Books in Four-Color Inkjet.  BR Printers is set to install an HP T230 Color Inkjet Web Press and HP Indigo 7600 Digital press; effectively ...Read More

Member News – TD Bank

April 11th, 2014 — TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, has named Mia M. Levine as Senior Vice President, Head of U.S. Financial Intelligence Unit. Based in Mt. Laurel, N.J., she is responsible for overseeing the bank’s financial investigations and enhanced due diligence program ...Read More