October 31st, 2014 by Sheila Reynertson | No Comments
The vast majority of income counted by the IRS as “lost” due to out-migration does not depart the state. When most residents leave New Jersey, either for a job in another state or to retire, they don’t actually take their income with them. Instead, that income usually stays with its employer in New Jersey, and is earned by other residents already in the state or by those who move in.
October 29th, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments
As a Senior Policy Analyst, Sheila will be focused on the state budget, tax policy and related economic issues, particularly as they relate to low- and moderate-income people.
October 28th, 2014 by Gordon MacInnes | No Comments
Taxes are merely a small piece of a larger puzzle and aren’t close to being the main, let alone the whole, story.
October 27th, 2014 by Gordon MacInnes | No Comments
Making full property tax data – including rebates – available is important. It’s a way in which research groups like ours, journalists and other interested parties can better understand how tax policies and budget choices on both the state and local level affect the property tax bills of families across the state.
October 24th, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments
While “observers” claim that fallout from tax increases are “depriving the Garden State of much-needed tax revenue,” this is not the case.
October 23rd, 2014 by Gordon MacInnes | No Comments
This bill increases government transparency around these tax subsidies while making state policymakers more accountable for their actions. Who could be opposed to that?
October 15th, 2014 by Jon Whiten | No Comments
More than five years after the official end of the Great Recession, long-term unemployment remains at historically high levels in New Jersey.
October 14th, 2014 by Gordon MacInnes | No Comments
We are at a dangerous intersection and the state’s economic future depends on the legislature and governor acting with urgency and uncharacteristic boldness.
October 9th, 2014 by Brandon McKoy | No Comments
This legislation represents an opportunity for New Jersey to lead, and to provide all workers with the comfort of knowing that they no longer have to choose between getting paid or getting well.
October 9th, 2014 by Erika J. Nava | No Comments
Just because the federal government has failed to fix the broken immigration system, there is no reason for New Jersey to stand idly by and wait.