IRS Tax Tip: Seven Tips to Help You Determine if Your Social Security Benefits are Taxable

Many people may not realize the Social Security benefits they received in 2011 may be taxable. All Social Security recipients should receive a Form SSA-1099 from the Social Security Administration which shows the total amount of their benefits. You can use this information to help you determine if your benefits are taxable. Here are seven tips from the IRS to help you:

Carteret’s Fire Preparedness Rating Upgraded

CARTERET–Mayor Dan Reiman and Fire Committee Chairman Randy Krum have announced that Carteret has received an upgraded fire protection rating following a Public Protection Classification (PPC) survey conducted by the national insurance agency, “Insurance Service Organization” (ISO).