January 28th, 2016 by Jon Whiten | No Comments
Senators Lesniak, Sarlo and Greenstein were joined by Assemblyman Holley, policy experts, small business owners and advocates in kicking off a renewed push to join the 25 states plus the District of Columbia that require this common-sense accounting method that prevents corporations from artificially shifting income, thereby avoiding state taxes.
January 19th, 2016 by Jon Whiten | No Comments
The governor pitched his call to kill this tax on inherited wealth as something that would boost New Jersey’s shrinking middle class. But that claim isn’t borne out by the facts.
January 7th, 2016 by Jon Whiten | No Comments
The casino expansion push is based on several assumptions – all of which are highly questionable.
December 29th, 2015 by NJPP Staff | No Comments
The hundreds of thousands of hard-working New Jersey men and women who are paid too little to make ends meet have less to celebrate this new year, as New Jersey’s minimum wage will stand still at $8.38 an hour in 2016.
December 16th, 2015 by NJPP Staff | No Comments
About 219,000 New Jersey families will keep a key income boost that helps them go to work and make ends meet under a new bipartisan agreement in Congress that saves provisions of two critical tax credits, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC).
November 30th, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments
U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker joined New Jersey advocates today to call on Congress to act this year to protect crucial improvements to tax credits that help build economic security for hundreds of thousands of New Jersey families.
October 15th, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments
The Assembly and a key Senate committee have approved legislation designed to improve New Jersey’s budget process, but the full Senate must act on the bill for it to move forward.
September 28th, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments
The argument to cut or eliminate New Jersey’s estate or inheritance taxes is built on four flawed foundations.
September 18th, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments
The 2013 legislative overhaul has allowed the Garden State’s tax breaks – which had already reached excessively high levels – to rise to unprecedented levels.
July 29th, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments
Proposal would harm New Jersey’s budget, its low-income residents and its economy while reversing the progress the state has made in recent years thanks to the Medicaid expansion.