A tale of two seasons this weekend. Summer-like to start the weekend then back to a cool onshore flow to finish the weekend. While showers are in the forecast, we will be mainly dry this weekend.Saturday will be the warmest day and more humid as winds will shift southwesterly allow temperatures to climb well into the 80s inland and near 80 at the beaches. If you are going to the beach, you still want to remain on the sand. Ocean temperatures are still quite cool in the mid 50s.Forecast Highs For SaturdayThe threat of scattered showers and t’storms is possible after 7pm as a front presses down on the region.Computer models show a batch of showers/t’storms moving through parts of NJ Saturday night. (Courtesy:tropicaltibits.com)Once the front moves through, onshore winds will develop on Sunday keeping temperatures in the low 60s.Forecast Winds For Sunday.More clouds will shroud the area on Sunday as the front stalls to our south. A few showers or drizzle is possible as temperatures will remain in the low 60s.Forecast Highs For Sunday.
The Taxation Directorate General of the Finance Ministry has signed another major state-owned enterprise (SOE), mining holding company MIND ID, to its flagship integrated tax data system.The tax office finished the initial stage of migrating MIND ID to the system in August, allowing it to monitor the miner’s sales and purchases as well as automatically process its tax payments.Read also: Indonesia introduces tax data integration system to boost transparency “Once those two SOEs are finished, we can [proceed] with MIND ID,” he said.MIND ID is the parent company of five mining SOEs, including diversified miner PT Aneka Tambang and gold and copper miner PT Freeport Indonesia, which will all be integrated in the tax office’s data system.Read also: Meet the man who brings big data to Indonesia’s tax officeDozens of SOEs have joined the tax office’s integrated data system to varying degrees, including 98 SOEs that have joined its electronic filing system.Iwan added that 22 other SOEs had signed up to join the integrated system within the next two months.“No more basic problems like [misplaced] documents. Unnecessary costs due to administrative errors can be reduced,” said MIND ID president director Orias Petrus Moedak.Topics : “We want to make an environment where tax just happens,” digital transformation director Iwan Djuniardi of the tax office said on Sept. 4 during the livestreamed signing ceremony.Tax data integration project lead Dedi Arianto of MIND ID said at the same event that under the latest deal, the tax office and the holding company would continue to the second stage of data integration to sync income tax (PPh) data.Dedi noted that state-owned telecommunications holding company Telkom and state-owned energy holding company Pertamina were currently pilot testing the second stage of data integration.Pertamina was the first to sign up to the Taxation Directorate General’s integrated tax data system, which was introduced in 2018 to improve transparency in taxpayer data.
Clean Energy (Image courtesy of Dynagas LNG Partners)Dynagas LNG Partners, a limited partnership formed by the Greek shipowner Dynagas, on Tuesday reported a second-quarter loss of $5.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same quarter a year before.The company posted loss per common unit of $0.19 for the three months ended June 30.Adjusted earnings per share and EBITDA were at $0.07 and $22.9 million, respectfully.Dynagas quarterly voyage revenues stood at $32 million as compared to $42.6 million in the second quarter of 2016.“We have previously communicated that this quarter would be affected by scheduled class surveys and related dry dockings for three of our six vessels which would result in cost items and would also qualify as off-hire under the relevant contracts,” said Chief Executive Tony Lauritzen.“We are satisfied that the class surveys, including dry dockings, were completed in a quick and efficient manner with an average of approximately 15 days per vessel from arrival to departure at the shipyard. The vessels are on a 5-year special survey cycle, therefore we expect the next special class survey and related dry docking to occur in about 5 years,” said Lauritzen.
The Wildcats Tennis Team competed in the EIAC Conference Tournament Thursday evening Sept 21 and Saturday Sept 23.The team had a good showing with four out of the five varsity making it into the semi-finals at the respective positions. At the end of the tournament the Wildcats had two Conference Tournament Champions;Trevor Murray at #2 singles and the #1 doubles team of Dylan Little and Braydon Ertel. All three student athletes achieved All-Conference Honors for the second year in a row.Quarterfinals#1 Singles – Landon Bundy (FC) def. Zach Hoeing (R) 6-3, 6-3#2 Singles – Trevor Murray (FC) def. Brody Taylor (EC) 6-2, 6-1#3 Singles – Jacob Carroll (R) def. Austin Arrasmith (FC) 6-4, 6-3#1 Doubles – Dylan Little/Braydon Ertel (FC) def. Jackson McCool/Jordan Liman (L) 6-0, 6-0#2 Doubles – Dillon Lewis/Kurt Oetzel (FC) def. Matt Hughes/Nate Klayer (SD) 6-3, 6-2Semi-Finals#1 Singles – Chase Lambernides (EC) def. Landon Bundy (FC) 6-1, 6-0#2 Singles – Trevor Murray (FC) def. George Ritter (B) 6-3, 6-4#1 Doubles – Dylan Little/Braydon Ertel (FC) def. Mason Stevens/Ross Furguson (C) 6-1, 6-1#2 Doubles – Allen Pope/Zach Bovard (EC) def. Dillon Lewis/Kurt Oetzel (FC) 6-4, 6-4Finals#2 Singles – Trevor Murray (FC) def. Justice Parvis (C) 7-6 (7-3), 6-2#1 Doubles – Dylan Little/Braydon Ertel (FC) def. Logan Smith/Ben Duerstock (G) 6-4, 6-3.Courtesy of Wildcats Coach Derrike Kolb.