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Business Beat

Weekly business updates in an e-newsletter

Member News – Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti

April 25th, 2014 — Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP is pleased to welcome two new associates: Allie N. Meyer and Ryan R. Westerfield.  Ms. Allie N. Meyer practices in Riker Danzig’s Insurance Group.  She received her J.D. degree from Cornell Law School ...Read More

Member News – Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A.

April 25th, 2014 — Ms. Deanna Koestel, a member of the Bridgewater-based law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has earned the Construction Compliance™ Certification from Lorman Education Services.   “By enhancing her knowledge of relevant issues and legal changes in the construction industry, ...Read More

Member News – CIANJ’s 46th Annual Golf Outing

April 25th, 2014 — Ready to hit the links? We are a little more than two weeks out from CIANJ’s 46th Annual Golf Outing on Monday, May 12th at Upper Montclair Country Club. We have 15 spots left for golfers; register now before it ...Read More

Collecting Sales Tax from Tattoos & Cosmetic Make-Up Applications

April 25th, 2014 — Effective January 17, 2014, the Sales and Use Tax Act imposed 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 25th, 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

Key Senate Committees to Meet on Monday

April 25th, 2014 — The Senate Environment & Energy Committee will meet on Monday to hear testimony on a bill which will impose a penalty for failing to add a bittering agent to anti-freeze (S-1341).  The Senate Labor committee will hear testimony on S-770 ...Read More

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